Following the announcement that Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, would step down from his position on February 1 after more than six years in office, the Bank’s board of executive directors met on January 9 to discuss the selection process of the next president.
Alexander Cummings, the political leader of the opposition Alternative National Congress has described the government headed by President George Weah under the Coalition for Democratic Change as inept.
James Dorbor Jallah, who recently served as the executive director of the Public Procurement and Concessions Commission before being removed from the position, says his “options are open at the moment.”
On Monday, January 7, 2019, Jim Yong Kim, the World Bank Group’s president, announced that he will be stepping down from his position on February 1 after more than six years in office.
Liberia’s information minister, Eugene Nagbe, has apologized to the Press Union of Liberia for his recent derogatory comments against the journalism umbrella organization.
Several past and present lawmakers have filed a US$2 million lawsuit against Philipbert Browne, the owner, and publisher of the Hot Pepper newspaper.
On Tuesday, December 18, the government decided to waive medical bills totaling L$1,628,725 (US$10,308) for 35 patients at the John F. Kennedy Medical Center.
The former deputy director general for broadcast of ELBC Radio, Patrick Honnah, has been announced as the new communications manager for Firestone Liberia.