Liberia’s Finance Minister Warns of Another April 14th Riot If………… Special Correspondent: Edwin Dennis- Part I:firstname.lastname@example.org
“Liberia’s Finance Minister, Amara Konneh warns of another April 14th Rice Riot -style incidence in his country if the government of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf does not change course in the way it expends revenue collected”.
Liberia: Veteran Civil Society Activist Writes Vice Pres & Senate to Halt Pro Tempore Election, Woes it Unconstitutional or ELSE
“With the submission of this letter to the Liberian Senate, I will be proceeding to the Supreme Court to file a Writ of Prohibition on the Liberian Senate to prevent the honorable House from conducting any election for the Pro Tempore position at the Liberian Senate until a final determination is made by the court on the fate of the Pro Tempore position in terms of the way forward”.
“Football icon George Weah is elected Senator in a very low turnout special election in Liberia today. Preliminary result of the election coming out of Montserrado County shows a voting pattern- George Weah is receiving huge percentage of the votes including rural Montserrado County.
The New Dispensation is declaring the Montserrado County Senatorial election for George Weah based on the voting pattern.”
“Our total disagreement and concern is with the overreach of this bill which in effect disenfranchises these individuals from exercising their political choice. It would seem by doing so would be penalizing them for having rendered invaluable services to the country. We are all aware of the role played by the bank in the negotiations and the arduous work done by it toward meeting the benchmarks that were required by the IMF and World Bank for external debt relief. We are also aware of the bank’s continuing astute management over the financial system of Liberia in adopting sound policies for the growth and expansion of the economy. We are cognizant of the low savings rate and depth of non-performing loans which have been some of the major challenges facing the banking system. The bank’s role in channeling loanable funds to underserved segments of the population should be embraced and further harnessed”.
Liberia: Showdown in Senate Race, Another Soccer Icon, James “Salinsa” Debbah Cast Lot.
“Speaking to The NewDawn via mobile phone on Sunday, Debbah disclosed that he’s strongly considering the option of testing his popularity with the Liberian people, who for more than a decade like Weah brought them joy from the field of play.
According to him, no final decision yet, but he was currently holding series of consultations with major political parties, including the ruling Unity Party and the Liberty Party, which he supported separately in two national elections”.
Liberia: Young Senatorial Candidate, Benjamin Sanvee Gets Big Endorsement from Liberty Party Leader, Cllr. Charles Brumskine
Liberia: Young Senatorial Candidate, Benjamin Sanvee Gets Big Endorsement from Liberty Party Leader, Cllr. Charles Brumskine.
“The U S Capitol locked down has been lifted just few minutes after gunshot was heard and a female suspect was shot and killed by police”
Liberia: The Die is Cast, Mayor Mary Broh to Enter Montserrado 2014 Senate Race.