The Liberian government has sought to address circling information in the press and social media regarding requests for tender of offshore oil blocks along Liberia’s southeastern shores, saying such information is nothing new.
On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Judge Peter Gbenewelleh of Civil Law Court B dealt a major blow to the government in a case filed by the management of Punch FM 106.3, in which the government continues to deny the issuing the station’s operating license. The judge ruled in a declaratory judgment that the government must immediately issue Punch FM’s license.
One Media Incorporated, which owns Punch FM, has filed a lawsuit against the government at the Civil Law Court of Monrovia.
Education Minister Ansu Sonii has disclosed that the government will repatriate student studying on its scholarship in Morocco who have overstayed due to poor academic performances.
The representative of Montserrado’s tenth district, Yekeh Kolubah, says he will take legal action against the government for preventing his family from traveling out of the country on Saturday, July 13.
The Liberian government announced last week that it would start a pay harmonization exercise that would also reduce the wage bill from 60 to 40 percent of the total government revenue.
Liberia’s Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism has announced that the Miss Liberia 2019 Organizing Committee has been dissolved.
Two diplomatic mission sources in Liberia have confirmed the authenticity of communication written to President George Weah on the abuse and usage of donor accounts at the Central Bank which were not agreed upon. It comes as the government also acknowledged on Thursday that the letter is real.