Another eminent stateswoman has fallen. She was a mother and a mentor. She was a true reflection of women’s advocacy across Liberia and Africa. Indeed, our nation has lost a genuine voice and a veteran educator. This loss is too difficult to bear.
Ms. Elisabeth Hårleman, a Swedish diplomat and development worker who is the Chargé d’affaires, Embassy of Sweden has stressed the significance of women’s political participation in the upcoming elections and beyond. The Chargé d’affaires of the Embassy of Sweden emphasized that governments across the continent and world bodies have all agreed that the inclusion of women and girls in the decision making process is vital. According to the Swedish diplomat there can be no concrete or tangible gain made when one set of the population (women and girls) are left out.
(AP) — The skeletal remains of 27 people were all that was left of a massacre, one of many in this West African nation’s back-to-back civil wars more than a decade ago. When the United Nations handed over the bones to the government last month, it was an invitation to investigate. Instead the remains were buried quickly, without ceremony, in a site intended for victims of the Ebola virus.
“Senator Brumskine like other elites of the Taylor government enjoyed electricity and water to the exclusion of the population. The senator then lived in the luxury of Hotel Africa with electricity twenty-four hours while the surrounding areas of the hotel and other parts of Monrovia were in darkness. What did he do for the people of Liberia who did not have electricity and water, and still do not have those basic social services today? Since he campaigned for the election and served in the worst government in the history of Liberia, the records made by that government are part of his political legacy as well as all key players in that government. Given all of these developments does Brumskine truly want the Liberian people to…
In an effort to revitalize the Liberia Macroeconomic Policy Analysis Center (LIMPAC) to support the conduct of empirical research across government, Finance Minister, Boima S. Kamara, on behalf of the government of Liberia has strengthened Liberia’s relationship with the African Capacity Building Foundation (ACBF) for technical and financial support.
-Environmental Law Alliance Worldwide Flags Liberia Alfred Brownell’s Story By Camilla Mortensen They said they wanted to cut off his head and tear his heart out of his chest. The car Alfred Lahai Brownell was traveling in was stopped by a roadblock and surrounded by 150 men wielding guns and machetes, “all kinds of weapons,” Brownell remembers. The men were members of a security force allegedly hired by palm oil company Golden Veroleum Liberia. They were drunk, had lit a fire and were dancing around the vehicle, breaking into it and slashing its tires.
Couple of weeks ago, the Liberian National Police arrested the general manager of Mamba Point Hotel for alleged power theft. Police sources say the arrest was made shortly after tipoff.
A total of 140 Chinese peacekeeping police officers departed Beijing for a year-long mission to Liberia on Friday, according the Ministry of Public Security.
-Citizens Accuse NEC Workers of Taking Voters’ Registration To Sierra Leone Tension is brewing in District Number One in Gola Kone , Grand Cape Mount County on reports that NEC workers in the area were caught carrying out voters’ registration in Sierra Leone, across the Mano River. Eyewitnesses in the area told this paper that NEC workers were allegedly paid to carry the massive voters’ registration fraud.
A Non-Governmental Organisation, the Concerned Youth of Ganta for Reconstruction and Development, and a Liberian citizen have sued the Republic of Liberia at the ECOWAS Court of Justice, praying it for an order directing Liberia government to pay $200 million as compensation to over 500 families of Ganta community killed by the Liberian armed forces over land dispute.