President George Weah has reinstated the superintendent of Bong, Esther Walker, following more than four months of suspension.
Finance Minister Samuel Tweah has finally presented the 2019/2020 draft national budget to the National Legislature.
Autocrat, dictator, repressive, corrupt, and the list go on. These are a few of the words being used by opponents and others to describe President Weah’s tenure. And, I must say that the president is not doing much to change those descriptions of his short stint as president so far.
After several meetings with stakeholders, it is now clear that members of the pending mass citizens’ assembly will gather on Capitol Hill to the present their petition to the government on June 7.
President George Weah has issued a directive to restrict foreign travel for appointed officials in the executive branch.
The Liberian Senate has mandated its committees on ways, means, finance, and banking and currency to probe into the accelerating depreciation of the Liberian dollar against the U.S. dollar currency and the resulting adverse effect on the economy.
President George Weah has written the House of Representatives asking that his submission of the 2019 draft budget will be delayed by one month.
Finance Minister Samuel Tweah has announced that the government has decided to issue a new currency to immediately address the increasing U.S.-Liberian dollar exchange rate.