Just a few months after taking office, Rep. Ivar Kokulo Jones of Margibi’s second district has donated to his district’s development council what he says is 50 percent of his salary.
The big story
There is a rise in local giving among Liberians; a welcome development, especially in a time of economic crisis and deepening poverty.
On Saturday morning, Jefferson Koijee, mayor of Monrovia, was involved in a motor accident along the Suakoko Highway.
The stakeholders of the Liberia Kickball Federation are set to elect new leaders after four years of Yoryor Kollie’s administration.
Liberians now have no option but to rely on the judiciary branch to ensure that President George Weah’s administration is held accountable.
The stories of these migrants are portrayed in the movie Fire at Sea, one of several movies being shown during this year’s EuroLiberian Film Festival. The documentary juxtaposes the migrants’ dangerous journey against a background of the ordinary lives of residents on the Italian island, Lampedusa, where many of these migrants first land on European soil.