It is 11:50 am in Monrovia on Friday, October 31, 2014

Embattled Health Minister Gwenigale
A special block within the Liberian Senate comprising 15 Senators, yesterday voted to request President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to recall her embattled Health and Social Welfare Minister, Dr. Walter Gwenigale, and honorably retire him, citing a health certificate which indicates that he is suffering from high blood pressure.
Japan, one of Liberia’s post-conflict development partners, has brought in seven ambulances for the Government of Liberia to fight the Ebola Virus Disease. The ambulances which cost more than US$400,000 arrived yesterday at the Roberts International Airport (RIA) on board a chartered cargo flight.

(L-r) The Director General of the National Bureau of Concession (NBC) Madam Ciata Bishop in miserable mood, NPA Managing Director Matilda Parker and APM Terminal Boss Brian Fuggle
A former top official of the National Investment Commission (NIC) who is currently serving as Director General for the National Bureau of Concession (NBC), Madam Ciata Bishop, has disclosed that the continuous raddled state of the Freeport of Monrovia is due to the Concession Agreement.

The Court asked the Defense Ministry to disrobe some soldiers
The Brewerville Magisterial Court has ordered the Ministry of Defense to disrobe and turn over several officers of the Armed Force of Liberia (AFL) for prosecution. The court said it has already issued a Writ of Arrest against the soldiers.

Dr Aylward
Barely days after the World Health Organization (WHO) made the alarming prediction of 90,000 Liberian deaths from Ebola by mid-December contrary to credible reports on the ground indicating a slowing down of the virus, WHO yesterday made an incredible U-turn. 

Health & Social Welfare Minister Dr. Walter Gwenigale; Sen. (Dr.) Peter Coleman
“There is serious administrative mismanagement at the Ministry of Health that has been highlighted for a very long time. I am talking to you with authority, and as an insider of the health sector of this country,” the Chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Senator (Dr.) Peter Coleman informed the Senate plenary.

Embattled Health Minister Gwenigale

(L-r) The Director General of the National Bureau of Concession (NBC) Madam Ciata Bishop in miserable mood, NPA Managing Director Matilda Parker and APM Terminal Boss Brian Fuggle

The Court asked the Defense Ministry to disrobe some soldiers

Dr Aylward

Health & Social Welfare Minister Dr. Walter Gwenigale; Sen. (Dr.) Peter Coleman

Top News

Poro Devil Wanted for Alleged Torture, Murder

A devil of the Poro Society involved in the alleged torture of one Samuel Mansuo, 55, which turned fatal in Zuaplay Town, Doe Administrative District, Nimba County, is said to have escaped upon news of the arrest of 28 of its followers.

The Administrative District Commissioner, Samuel Napah Wehyee, quoted the women of Zuaplay who said that they saw the devil escaping to the nearby town called Gbanquoi, after his followers were arrested.

Business


AUREUS Mining site

AUREUS Mining, a mineral company prospecting for gold in Grand Cape Mount County, is expected to begin full production in July next year, the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) David Reading s

Sports


Street Child founder Tom Dannat and five of Liberian children who participated in the Street Child World Cup in Brazil last March

Over a year ago, Street Child UK which has multiple programs to rescue street children in Sierra Leone, saw the need to send a representative to Monrovia, and establish a local body to be known as

LIB Life


Liberian Gospel music recording artist Kanvee Ganes Adams (Far left) is one of 54 Goodwill Ambassadors appointed by the KORA Awards in it’s campaign to fight Ebola across Africa.

The biggest music awards organization in Africa, the KORA – All Africa Music Awards, has accredited and recognized Liberia’s top Gospel Artist, Kanvee Gaines Adams, as their Goodwill Ambassador on

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