Judge Boima Konto of Criminal Court C has dropped Charges of multiple criminal offenses against the former managing director of the National Port Authority, Maltida Parker, and her comptroller, Christina Pealay.
President George Weah’s nominee to replace former Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh to the Supreme Court has accused the court of denying him justice when it suspended him for rendering a judgment in a case while serving as presiding judge of the Civil Law Court.
The Press Union of Liberia is calling for reforms in the Liberian constitution in order to enhance the independence of the judicial branch of government, following the impeachment of former Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh from the Supreme Court.
Senate Pro Tempore Albert Chie has requested that the Senate’s Committee on Judiciary investigate Bomi’s Sen. Sando Johnson for allegedly accusing senators of accepting bribe to impeach former associate justice Kabineh Ja’neh.
Citizens in Grand Cape Mount are calling for an amendment in the legal requirements for elected government positions. The citizens said the current level of enforcement of candidates’ qualification, such as the residency clause, domicile and property value requirements does not adequately hold leaders accountable.
Grand Bassa’s legislative caucus has announced its decision to allow the county authority to extend the rental agreement for heavy construction equipment belonging to the county.
The Liberian government is set to lose more than US$1.12 million in direct budget support from the European Union in the upcoming budget year for failing to achieve adequate procurement planning.
Representatives from civil society organizations and political parties have drafted a resolution to repeal the clause of the constitution that prescribes the specific day for national elections to be held.