The impeachment trial of Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh has now taken full shape as the defendant himself ended his testimony on Thursday, March 21, after taking the witness stand on Monday, March 18. Ja’neh pleaded not guilty of all charges levied against him by the House of Representatives.
On Thursday, February 28, the Liberian Senate voted to ratify the mineral development agreement signed between the government and Hummingbird Resources, a U.K.-based mineral company.
On Tuesday, February 19, Chief Justice Francis Korkpor denied and dismissed a motion for him to recuse himself from presiding over the impeachment trial of Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh.
The much-anticipated impeachment proceeding for Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh suffered another delay on Thursday following a request by the defendant’s lawyer for Chief Justice Francis Korkpor to recuse himself from presiding over the case.
The Liberian Senate has announced it will commence its impeachment proceedings against Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh on Thursday, February 14.
The Liberian Senate on Tuesday cut short its official plenary session to pay tribute to one of its members, Sen. Geraldine Doe-Sheriff of Montserrado, who died on Saturday, February 9 in Accra, Ghana.
The Liberian Senate has concurred with the House of Representatives to pass the Kamara Abdullah Kamara Act of Press Freedom.
The Liberian Senate has mandated its committees on Commerce, Public Cooperation, and Judiciary to probe the controversial Cargo Tracking Agreement entered into by the National Port Authority and Global Tracking and Maritime Solution.