President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 arrived in Bong County on final leg of her nationwide county tour, which took her to Belefania, Palala, Zota, Mano-Wainsue, Garmue, Bellemue, among others. She held interactive Town Hall meetings, inspected ongoing projects and dedicated several completed projects.
-LP Designs Campaign Strategy After a splendid convention held in Ganta City recently, the leadership of the party has derived a strategy to win Nimba, the second vote-rich county in the country.
…… Rev. Sandy Tells Candidates on LTP ticket The political leader of Liberia Transformation Party (LTP) has challenged successful candidates of the party’s just ended primary to transform Liberia economically when elected come October elections. Rev. Kennedy Sandy who ran in 2011 elections and took fifth place among political parties in Liberia, told his partisans and successful candidates on his party ticket to be focused in fighting issues confronting Liberians.
Hundreds of people turned out in the seaport city of Buchanan Saturday to welcome Vice President Joseph Boakai. Vice President Boakai had gone to the city to be endorsed by the people of Bassa. The Bassa people led by Gbezonhgah Finley and the Minister of Gender, Julia Duncan Cassell, turned out under the thunder storm and heavy down pour.
The opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) has conducted its primaries. Full results: Bill Twehway maintained his District Number 3 slot. He went unopposed. In District 4, Miss Nuwoe Scott won on a white ballot, while Mr. Thomas Fallah also went unopposed in the District 5 race. In District 6, Joseph Todd finally got his spot, when he defeated Uriah Glaybo and Dr. Rufus Tull. In this case, there will be a final round of balloting between Todd of the Congress for Democratic Change and Goba of the National Patriotic Party.
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.