Liberia’s justice system still lags in dispensing justice for victims of sexual assaults. At the recent launch of the HeForShe campaign in Monrovia, Vice President Joseph Boakai publicly announced that women lacked access to justice and rule of law. Rape cases are on the rise in Liberia, with many perpetrators going free without prosecution.
The head of Liberia’s Incident Management System, Tolbert Nyenswah, has issued a health and travel alert to all Liberians going to neighboring Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Jeremiah Koung, the representative of Nimba’s 1st District has made a donation of LR$50,000 (US$588) to the Nimba branch of the National Petty Traders Union of Liberia.
A US$120 million investment deal for Sinoe is expected to be signed between the government of Liberia and Hummingbird Resources Plc, a gold exploration company.
Liberia National Police authorities are currently investigating the son of Liberia’s Defense Minister, Mark Samukai, for illegal possession of a firearm from a case dating back a month ago.
Barely two years after the controversial Miss Liberia Beauty Pageant, 11 Stripes, the organizer of this year’s pageant, is working to ensure that 2015 brings about a successful event.
The Pro Tem of the Liberian Senate, Armah Zulu Jallah, has called all citizens of the country to remain focused on peace and security as the United Nations Mission in Liberia draws down its security force in the country.
The Margibi Chapter of the Federation of Road Transport Union of Liberia has elected a new corps of leader. The election took place on Saturday, June 2 at separate polling centers in Harbel and Kakata.