It is 10:41 am in Monrovia on Saturday, July 04, 2015

President Sirleaf: “With concerted efforts, we will contain the latest outbreak”
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on Liberians not to panic over the reported resurgence of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) in the country. The government is well prepared to deal with the situation and bring it under control as quickly as possible, she reassured the public.

President Sirleaf addresses US State Dept. Human Rights Report yesterday during US Independence Celebrations in Monrovia.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has said that her administration does not lack the political will to address shortcomings enumerated in the 2014 Human Rights Report on Liberia released by the US State Department Bureau of Democracy and Human Rights.
Associate Justice Kabinah Ja’neh has said that access to justice in Liberia, especially in the criminal Justice sector, is illusive because the system is besieged by numerous complex challenges.

Students who blocked President Sirleaf's convoy yesterday
Scores of senior and junior high school students from Monrovia yesterday placed a blockade ahead of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's convoy, preventing her passage in demand for "speedy action affecting the education system."

Sen. Jewel Howard-Taylor, Chair on Education and Public Administration
The Senate Committee on Education and Public Administration has forwarded several recommendations to the Senate plenary as options to harmonize viewpoints on solutions for the education system and the resumption of the academic calendar in the country.

Dr. Howe signs the manifest as Dr. Sogunro looks on
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Officer in Charge, Dr. Remi Sogunro, recently donated 10 hospital beds to the Ministry of Health. The beds are to be used by lactating or newly delivered mothers, who are still being hosted by the health facility.

President Sirleaf: “With concerted efforts, we will contain the latest outbreak”

President Sirleaf addresses US State Dept. Human Rights Report yesterday during US Independence Celebrations in Monrovia.

Students who blocked President Sirleaf's convoy yesterday

Sen. Jewel Howard-Taylor, Chair on Education and Public Administration

Dr. Howe signs the manifest as Dr. Sogunro looks on

Top News

Sky Insurance Company Hunts for 7 Defendants in US$1.2 Million Theft Case

Lawyers representing Sky Insurance Company, the entity on whose promises seven of the ten former employees of the First International Bank (FIB) were released on bail, is gradually falling into trouble with Criminal Court “C,’ after they failed to produce the defendants before the court last Wednesday.

Business


The existing Monrovia parking terminal in Ganta; Newly inducted FRTUL Nimba President Queeglay (right) aims to consolidate transport terminals in Ganta

The newly inducted leadership of the Federation of Road Transport Union of Liberia (FRTUL) Nimba Branch, headed by the Lawrence W.

Sports

The Ministry of Youth and Sports has released the fixture fot the Special Intra-Government Tournament with an adjustment from Wednesday, July 8 to Friday, July 10.

LIB Life


K-ZEE, DenG and JOdi

Full listing of winners from the Liberian Music Awards (LMA):
1.ARTIST OF THE YEAR DENG
2. VIDEO DIRECTOR OF THE YEAR USHER
3. TRADITIONAL ARTIST OF THE YEAR MASTER BLACK

Weird News


One of several destroyed houses in Foya District

Reports from northwestern Liberia’s Foya Statutory District say a heavy rainstorm has destroyed more than 216 houses including several of the schools in the district.

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