The citizenship of George Weah’s pick for the chairmanship of the National Elections Commission came under serious questioning during his confirmation hearing at the Senate on Monday.
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.
Exactly a year ago, President George Weah announced a free tuition policy for public tertiary schools across the country. In a Facebook post last October, the president wrote, “Today, I’m excited to announce that I have declared the University of Liberia and all other public universities in Liberia tuition-free for all undergraduates.”
Members of the Liberia National Association of the Blind in Bomi have called for adjustments in voting conditions for people with disability, especially for visually impaired voters.
Criminal Court C judge Peter Gbenewelleh has ruled in the Sable Mining corruption trial, clearing all eight defendants of their charges.
Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will not testify in the Sable Mining corruption case currently being tried at Criminal Court C.
Unity Party has announced that it reinstated six out of eight senators whose membership were suspended from the party for failing to adhere to the party’s position in the impeachment proceedings against former Supreme Court associate justice Kabineh Ja’neh.
Trial failed to resume on Wednesday in the Global Witness corruption case after state prosecutors requested for additional time to prepare for further arguments.