Liberian citizens residing in the U.S. gathered on Friday before the Liberian embassy in Washington D.C. to present a petition to the ambassador accredited to the U.S., George Pattern. The gathering was held simultaneously as the mass protest in Monrovia.
Several thousands of Liberians gathered on Capitol Hill in Monrovia today to protest against a rapidly declining economy and rampant corruption under President George Weah.
Deputy Information Minister Eugene Fahngon who was suspended by President George Weah for making divisive comments on social media has been reinstated with immediate effect.
As citizens gather for a major protest in Monrovia, access to popular social media platforms has been blocked.
Ahead of the mass protest expected to take place tomorrow in Monrovia, President George Weah has ordered that all government ministries and agencies must remain open and functional.
Amid growing anxiety among citizens that the June 7 protest could have a negative outcome, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, Alexander Cummings, has asked participants to remain peaceful and avoid provocations.
The Central Bank of Liberia has clarified a report published by FrontPage Africa and discussed on radio talk shows in Monrovia that it authorized and brought into the country newly printed U.S. banknotes.
A special investigative panel set up by the Liberian Advisory Board of More Than Me has released its report, confirming allegations of wanton sexual abuse of underage girls at the organization’s academy in Monrovia.