Monrovia City Court judge Ernest Bana has dismissed a contempt charge against the 2017 Miss Liberia, Wokie Dolo, for her alleged refusal to appear before the court after it issued series of summons to answer to an allegation of infringing on intellectual property rights.
The organizers of the 2015 Miss Liberia Beauty Pageant said that the pageant could not be held due to the lack of sponsors. They are still struggling to find sponsors for this yearâ€™s event.
Barely two years after the controversial Miss Liberia Beauty Pageant, 11 Stripes, the organizer of this yearâ€™s pageant, is working to ensure that 2015 brings about a successful event.
Liberia is a source, a transit point, and a destination for people exposed to forced labor and sex trafficking. Most victims of trafficking within Liberia are Liberian nationals being exploited within the country. Miss Liberia in the US wants to bring more attention to the issue.