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.
Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her son, Charles Sirleaf, who was indicted for illegally printing new banknotes of the local currency, was wrongfully charged by the government.
Over the weekend, delegates at River Cess’ fourth county council sitting voted to use this year’s allotment of the county and social development funds to complete mostly unfinished development projects across the county.
On Tuesday, September 11, when the national team was set to play Nigeria in a match that would honor President George Weah, a leaked internal document from the National Oil Company of Liberia showed that employees were told to leave at 3:00 p.m. to attend the game.
House of Representatives endorses a special presidential committee’s findings on a Global Witness report linking several former and current government officials of bribery into the sale of oil block LB13.
Justice Minister Musa Dean has recused himself from an investigation commissioned by President George Weah into recent allegations by the U.K.-based corruption watchdog, Global Witness.
President-elect Weah will have to stand tall, with firm determination and political will, to serve the Liberian people in a manner that places them at the center of development.
An NGO targeting disadvantaged youth has graduated 132 students from a four-month skills training program.