Amid ongoing dialogue on reforms in Liberia’s electoral system, two former officials in Bomi are calling for an amendment in the National Code of Conduct to include other officials in the legislature and judiciary.
Liberian women are calling for more inclusion in government at the end of a series of meetings aimed at strengthening women’s engagement, enhanced information dissemination, and partnership.
The Supreme Court has ruled into the domicile case involving Montserrado’s sixth district representative, Edwin Snowe, clearing him to contest in Bomi’s first district.
During a weekend where Bong’s Senator Jewel Howard Taylor called for the end of traditional practices that impeded access to education for girls, the head of the Bomi County Traditional Council, Chief Fakamu Samukai, has welcomed the idea to end early child marriages and promoting education for girls within his county.
More than 8,000 students were conferred degrees this past Tuesday after they completed courses in various disciplines at the African Methodist Episcopal Zion University.
On Friday, September 25, Judge William Sando refused to recuse himself from the human trafficking case involving fifteen Liberian girls, as requested by the defense representing Lebanese national Abbas El Debes.
The Lebanese businessman who allegedly trafficked trafficking fifteen Liberian girls to Lebanon, Abbas El Debes, has fallen ill in prison.
Lawyers representing the Lebanese national Abbas El Debes in the ongoing human trafficking case have filed a motion for Judge William Sando to recuse himself from the trial.