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Residents with Findley and Massaley at Compound #1 during the Thanksgiving Service

Former Senate Pro-Temp Reaffirms Support

The former Senate Pro-Tempore, Gbehzohngar M. Findley, has reaffirmed his commitment to complete some of the projects he initiated that were not completed he lost a mid-term senatorial election in the county.

Some of the projects, he said are a program to empower women and the completion of school construction under his regime.

NEC Begins Recount of APD/LP Votes

The National Elections Commission (NEC) will this Friday commence the recount of votes cast between candidates of the Alliance for Peace (APD) and Democracy and the Liberty Party cast in the 2014 Special Senatorial Election in two districts in Lofa County.

They are electoral district number one in Kolahun and electoral district number four in Voinjama.


Flashback: Beach workers was first terminated rejoicing when President Sirleaf restored the project after it

Finance Ministry Terminates Beach Cleaning Project

Fear of waterborne diseases in slum communities in and around Monrovia has been expressed following the announcement of the termination of the waterways and beaches cleaning project by the government.

The announcement was contained in a statement released by the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) when it met with community leaders to announce the payment of five out of eight months’ arrears owed the beach workers.
The nearly 1900 contract workers protesting on May 25 in demand of their arrears, prevented MFDP workers from entering their offices.

Ebola Forced Budget Decline

Ebola has forced Liberia’s revenue decline leaving the government with no alternative but to reduce the number of public entities to at least a minimum “controllable” size.

Presenting a budget of US$604.04 million to the House of Representatives in Monrovia yesterday, Deputy Finance Minister, Dr. James Kollie noted that “because of the Ebola strike on the three West African nations, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia, revenue generation to support the national financial envelop “could not be realized.”

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