Students of the University of Liberia have set up a roadblock on Capitol Hill to demand that the university pay the salaries of its instructors.
The European Union has joined the Liberian government to launch a US$42 million electricity project aimed at increasing access to electricity in Monrovia.
A lawyer representing 21 incarcerated defendants who were arrested by the Liberian National Police is warning that â€œbig handsâ€ with the Executive Branch are intimidating insurance companies to prevent them from issuing bonds to his clients.Â Â
Amid growing anxiety among citizens that the June 7 protest could have a negative outcome, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, Alexander Cummings, has asked participants to remain peaceful and avoid provocations.
With barely two days to the June 7 protest, Monrovia saw a buildup of tension that produced unrests in some parts of the capital.
Given the countryâ€™s history with past protests, especially the infamous Rice Riot of April 14, 1979, there is growing anxiety among citizens that the June 7 event could have a negative outcome.
Less than two weeks to the planned June 7 protest in Monrovia, prominent lawyer Arthur Johnson has announced plans to petition the Supreme Court to prevent organizers from going ahead with the protest.
A ceremony marking the official induction of Judge Yusif Kaba as the new associate justice to the Supreme Court became sour on Monday following a statement from the president of the Liberia National Bar Association, Tiawan Gongloe, stating that the lawyers organziation disapproved of Kabaâ€™s induction.