The National Public Health Institute of Liberia has acknowledged complaints about its employees being involved in extortion and fraud related to COVID-19 test results.
The National Elections Commission has declared incumbent Grand Bassa Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence as the winner of the special senatorial election that was held on Dec. 8.
The opposition alliance, the Collaborating Political Parties, has endorsed the political leader of Liberty Party, Sen. Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence to vie for re-election in Grand Bassa.
The United Nations World Food Programme has disputed the government’s claim that it needs US$9 million as administrative fees to implement the country’s COVID-19 Household Food Support Program.
After being blasted by Montserrado’s Sen. Darius Dillon for signing a recently passed recast budget, Grand Bassa’s Sen. Jonathan Kaipay has responded to the Liberty Party senator and explained his reason for his vote.
Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence has voiced disapproval that the recast 2019/2020 budget was sent to the Senate Committee on Ways, Means, and Finance and passed without being debated. The budget was being adjusted to accommodate for changing national priorities due to COVID-19.
enate President Pro Tempore Albert Chie has constituted a five-person special Senate committee to investigate complaints by Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor that the Executive Branch has neglected to accord the adequate budgetary allocation, allowances, and benefits for her office.
This past weekend, partisans of the Liberty Party joined together with residents of Grand Bassa to stage a night of candlelight vigil commemorating the death of the political institutionâ€™s founder and revered son of the county, Charles Walker Brumskine.