‘Prisoners’ to Vote in October Elections

[Observer] Members of the House of Representatives have unanimously voted to allow the National Elections Commission (NEC) and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to grant the constitutional rights of pre-trial detainees to vote in the ensuing 2017 elections.

[Observer] Members of the House of Representatives have unanimously voted to allow the National Elections Commission (NEC) and the Ministry of Justice (MOJ) to grant the constitutional rights of pre-trial detainees to vote in the ensuing 2017 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MPC Suspends Deputy Chairman

[Observer] The leadership of the Movement for Progressive Change (MPC) party has suspended for time indefinite its deputy chairman for mobilization and recruitment for alleged corruption. The MPC is headed by businessman Simeon Freeman.

[Observer] The leadership of the Movement for Progressive Change (MPC) party has suspended for time indefinite its deputy chairman for mobilization and recruitment for alleged corruption. The MPC is headed by businessman Simeon Freeman.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Karnwea, Dahn Cross Over to LP

[Observer] A stalwart of the ruling Unity Party, Harrison Karnwea, and party sympathizer Dr. Kadiker Rex Dahn, have both formally crossed over to the Liberty Party (LP), pledging their respective supports to ensure that the party attains the presidency…

[Observer] A stalwart of the ruling Unity Party, Harrison Karnwea, and party sympathizer Dr. Kadiker Rex Dahn, have both formally crossed over to the Liberty Party (LP), pledging their respective supports to ensure that the party attains the presidency at the upcoming October presidential and legislative elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Commerce Ministry’s Absence Proves Guilt in Japanese Rice Donation

[Observer] Members of the joint Public Accounts, Audit and Expenditure Committee of the Legislature have said that the continuous non-appearance of key witnesses from the Ministry of Commerce at Public Hearings on the 8,612.2722 metric tons of the 2008…

[Observer] Members of the joint Public Accounts, Audit and Expenditure Committee of the Legislature have said that the continuous non-appearance of key witnesses from the Ministry of Commerce at Public Hearings on the 8,612.2722 metric tons of the 2008 Japan KR rice donation to Liberia will be considered proof of guilt.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

USAID Recognizes Hard Working Liberians

[Observer] Last week, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized an event where it awarded Liberian nationals and institutions for doing exceptionally well in their various fields of endeavor.

[Observer] Last week, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized an event where it awarded Liberian nationals and institutions for doing exceptionally well in their various fields of endeavor.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘GOL Spends U.S.$100 Million On Public Investment Infrastructures’

[Observer] The Executive Director of the National Investment Commission (NIC), George Wisner, says the government used up to US$100 million on public investment infrastructures, which is not enough to reach the minimum standard of infrastructure growth…

[Observer] The Executive Director of the National Investment Commission (NIC), George Wisner, says the government used up to US$100 million on public investment infrastructures, which is not enough to reach the minimum standard of infrastructure growth in the nearest possible time.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Stringent Measures Await Non-Compliant Budget Line Institutions

[Observer] The non-compliant posture demonstrated by some budget line institutions have been responsible for the improper monitoring of money appropriated to those institutions in the national budget. This complaint is expected to be contained in a pre…

[Observer] The non-compliant posture demonstrated by some budget line institutions have been responsible for the improper monitoring of money appropriated to those institutions in the national budget. This complaint is expected to be contained in a prepared report by the Senate Subcommittee on Expenditure and Appropriation, headed by Grand Bassa County Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Trial of Tyler, Sherman, Others Begins Friday

[Observer] Former House Speaker Alex Tyler, together with several present and past public officials, including Senator Varney Sherman (Grand Cape Mount County), will go on trial Friday, February 17, at the Criminal Court ‘C.’

[Observer] Former House Speaker Alex Tyler, together with several present and past public officials, including Senator Varney Sherman (Grand Cape Mount County), will go on trial Friday, February 17, at the Criminal Court 'C.'

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia