Heated Debate Amongst Lawmakers…Over Property Rights, ‘Racist’ Clause In Constitution

Heated Debate Amongst Lawmakers…Over Property Rights, ‘Racist’ Clause In Constitution By Lincoln Barcon The Liberian House of Representatives was a scene of confusion on the amendment of certain clauses in the Liberian Constitution especially a particular clause which restricts citizenship to people of non-negro descent.    Weeks following President George M. Weah’s call for the removal of a “racist” clause …

Give The Weah’s Gov’t. Time…ANC Leader Cummings Asserts

Give The Weah’s Gov’t. Time…ANC Leader Cummings Asserts The political leader of the Alternative National Congress (ANC), Mr. Alexander Cummings has urged Liberians to give the government of President George Manneh Weah time before judging it as it continues to form government. Speaking on a talk show yesterday, Mr. Cummings pointed out that as members of the opposition, it would …

LPDP Cries Foul In Appointment

LPDP Cries Foul In Appointment As the nomination process by the President of Liberia, George M. Weah continues, the Liberia People Democratic Party (LPDP) has begun crying foul for being marginalized in the ongoing appointments. The National Executive Officers of the Liberia People Democratic Party (LPDP) at an extraordinary session recently reached the decision to cite J. Alex Tyler, Political …

Don’t Work Until You Are Confirmed…Senate Warns Appointees

Don’t Work Until You Are Confirmed…Senate Warns Appointees By Janjay F. Campbell It has been brought to the attention of the members of the Liberian Senate that some presidential appointees who have not gone through the confirmation process, are currently working at their various designated ministries and agencies.  Senator George T. Tengbeh told Plenary yesterday that article 54 of the …

“Weah is Liberia’s Silver Jubilee President”…Rev. J. Emmanuel Bowier

“Weah is Liberia’s Silver Jubilee President”…Rev. J. Emmanuel Bowier “President George Manneh Weah is Liberia’s Silver Jubilee President being the 25th and I challenge anybody and the world to prove me wrong,” former Information Minister J. Emmanuel Bowier had said. Rev. Bowier who also served as a former speech writer to two Liberian Presidents named the late William R. Tolbert, …

Justice Minister-Designate Hits Hard At LACC, GAC, Others

Justice Minister-Designate Hits Hard At LACC, GAC, Others By Janjay F. Campbell Justice Minister-designate Cllr. Charles Gibson has informed the Senate Standing Committee on Judiciary that there is a need for the re-visitation of the role of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, Governance Commission and Law Reform.  Cllr. Gibson informed the Committee during the confirmation hearing that LACC and others had …

Weah Makes Additional Appointments In Government…Delivers 1st Annual Message Today

Weah Makes Additional Appointments In Government…Delivers 1st Annual Message Today President George Manneh Weah has made additional appointments in government pending confirmation hearing where applicable. According to an Executive Mansion release, those appointed include; Madam Williametta Piso Saydee-Tarr, Ministry of Gender Children & Social Protection; Parleh Harris, Deputy Minister for Administration;                                                   Lydia Sherman, Deputy Minister for Protection, Children & Social …

“I have Learned My Lesson Well”… Justice Minister- Designate Begs S/Court

“I have Learned My Lesson Well”… Justice Minister- Designate Begs S/Court By Caesar Nyan Slapeh  The legal counsel, Cllr. Emmanuel James, representing the interest of Justice Minister-Designate, Cllr. Charles Gibson is begging the Supreme Court to have mercy on him because he has learned his lesson very well. Cllr. Charles Gibson is one of the Presidential nominees of George M. …

Gov’t Shutdown?….Ministers, Deputies, Others Ask To Stay Away

Gov’t Shutdown?…Ministers, Deputies, Others Ask To Stay Away By  Morrison O.G. Sayon It appears that there could be a complete shutdown of the Government of Liberia as President George M. Weah has told all current Ministers, Deputies, Directors, and other officials to stay away from  their various ministries and agencies. Hours following the inauguration of President George M. Weah, the …