As construction is said to have begun on the proposed military hospital, Information Minister Eugene Nagbe has provided more details on the project, although his account differs from those previously provided by other senior government officials.
Nearly six weeks after Justice Minister Musa Dean recused himself, President George Weah has constituted a committee to investigate the Global Witness oil corruption report.
The government of Liberia has provided clarifications on reports that it has lifted the restriction on commercial motorcyclists traveling along routes identified as “no-go zones” in Montserrado. The Liberia National Police maintains that not all restrictions have been relaxed.
The Environment Protection Agency says it has launched an investigation into a potential threat for tsunami on the shores of the country.
Despite earlier information that businesses in Monrovia and other major commercial centers in the country would have remained closed today, less than half the number of businesses appeared to obey the pronouncement.
Alcohol, speed and the lack of safety devices such as seatbelts or airbags were likely factors in the crash and resulting death. Unfortunately, Liberians will likely let Burrowes’ death be in vain instead of using it to spur changes to lower the chances of such incidences happening in the future.
Over the past week and a half, my social media feeds have been flooded with pictures and musings from Liberian journalists in the United States, primarily as a result of a meeting of the Association of Liberian Journalists in the United States.
Liberia is the oldest independent country in Africa. Before the 1980s, we were quickly developing with a vibrant education sector, which contributed to the empowerment of citizens from other neighboring countries. We had an economy improving and contributing to the social welfare of citizens.