Supreme Court Justice in Chambers, Philip A. Z. Banks has overturned former Criminal Court ‘C’ Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeisay’s judgment that rejected marking permanent, the alleged Global Witness emails and spreadsheets as evidence in the ongoing Sable Mining bribery case.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has paid a working visit at the 23rd Infantry Brigade of the Armed Forces of Liberia at the Edward Beyan Kesselly Military Barracks. The visit was intended to console Fatumatta Sheriff, widow of the late Corporal Ousman Sheriff who was killed by a rocket fire on a United Nations camp in Timbuktu, Mali as well as identify with six wounded personnel of the AFL. She assured members of the Armed Forces of Liberia of government’s continued support to the soldiers.
By: The New Times AN IMPORTANT EVENT took place two months ago. The Netherlands Court of Appeal convicted and sentenced to 19 years a Dutch businessman, Guus Kouwenhoven, for complicity in war crimes that were perpetrated in Liberia a little less than two decades ago.
The former Superintendent of Sinoe County, Thomas Romeo Quioh, has sued the Liberia National Police for US$26,000 allegedly owed him in rental arrears. The amount covers rental arrears of his hotel which officers of the Police Support Unit (PSU) have occupied since June 2014 without payment, he claims.
The Director General of the Central Agricultural Research Institute (CARI) has challenged Liberians to take agriculture seriously to enhance the development of their country. Dr. Walter T. Wiles observed that agriculture, which is the first line of defense in the health system when it comes to nutrition, has been neglected over the years.
After touring West Africa and holding meetings with regional leaders to explain his vision for Liberia if elected President, this paper has been informed that the Standard Bearer of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), Montserrado County Senator, George Weah, travelled to Israel to hold meeting with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The purpose of the trip was not explained, but some party officials said the Liberian presidential candidate was seen boarding the Israeli Prime Minister’s official plane. The CDC officials who did not want to be named confirmed Weah traveled to Israel at the end of the ECOWAS summit, the same day PM Netanyahu departed Liberia.
The former Deputy Minister for Fiscals Affairs at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, James Kollie has rejected claims made in an audit report linking him to financial improprieties. An ongoing audit of the Private Sector Development Initiative (PSDI) over which Dr. Kollie provided general supervision when he served as Deputy Minister of Finance, found the Maritime Commissioner wanting of alleged financial indecency.
Veteran Liberian Politician Dr. Togba Nah Tipoteh has filed a writ of prohibition against the Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya.
-Cllr. Charles Brumskine Pledges Cllr. Charles Brumskine has pledged to cut the budgets of the offices of the President and Vice President, if elected president of Liberia in the presidential elections slated for October.
-Seequeh Says Presidency Not Devine Right For Only Settlers A Liberian Journalist and political Analyst says the pending presidential election in Liberia must be won by a native candidate. Mr. Sherman Seequeh did not say which of the native candidates. Mr. Seequeh said from 1847 to 1980, the Americo-Liberian oligarchs or the Settlers served in all three branches of Government in the country-they were presidents for that period, as they were also legislators and judicial officials, and even private lawyers for foreign companies in the period.