Dr. Brandy (right) answering to questions from the residents in Nyehn Township

'Use of Tribal Certificate as Land Deed Illegal'

The Chairman of the Land Commission (LC), Dr. Cecil Brandy, is calling on all those who are said to be issuing tribal certificates to desist.

Dr. Brandy also warned those that are buying and selling public land using tribal certificates to stop what he referred to as, illegal land transaction.

He said tribal certificate is not a deed and therefore it should not be used as a means to transfer land ownership.  

(L-r) executive director and George F. Vanweh, director for administration of Africa’s Children Aid Society Incorporated

ACAS Wants Gov’t Ban Soccer Game Show for Students

The assistant director for administration of Africa’s Children Aid Society Incorporated (ACAS), a local NGO, is calling on the government through the Ministry of Education to close all televised soccer games, as well as play station games for students in the country during school hours.

Mr. George F. Vanweh made the statement on Tuesday, December 17, at our McDonald Streets office’s in Monrovia.

According to  Vanweh, if such action is not taken seriously it has the propensity to cause serious setback in our school system of this country.

‘Make Use of Their Expertise’

The Acting head of the United Nations Police in Liberia (UNPOL) on Tuesday, December 16, advised authority of the Liberia National Police to make use of the expertise of senior officers who just graduated from the Ghana Institute of Management and Public Administration (GIMPA).

Mr. Cesar Hawthorne said, if their talents were to be utilized and maximized, it would enable them to positively contribute to the transformation process of the LNP in the drawdown of UNMIL.

19 senior officers of the LNP returned home recently, following a four-month intensive training in Ghana.

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai

France Commends Liberia for Intervening in Mali

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has thanked the Government of France for  intervening in Mali, the Central African Republic and in the Ivory Coast.

Vice President Boakai said Africans very much appreciate the efforts of the French Government to intervene in areas of conflict to save lives and property.

Vice President Boakai made the assertion Monday when the Ambassador of France accredited to Liberia; Joel Godeau, paid a courtesy call on him at his capitol building office.

Rights Activist Criticizes Poor Justice System

The Human Rights Monitor, the Liberia Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, has commenced a four day seminar on Global and Domestic Violence in Gbarnga Bong County.

The seminar organized by the Human Rights Monitor of the United Methodist Church (LAC/UMC), with support from the general board of the church and society of the United Methodist Church.


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