The Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission has confirmed requesting Abu Kamara, the Coalition for Democratic Change candidate in Montserrado’s 15th district by-election, to restitute more than US$9,000 he defrauded the government.
Though endorsed as senatorial and representative candidates by the Unity Party, the Liberty Party, the Alternative National Congress, and the All Liberian Party, it appears that candidates Abraham Darius Dillion and Telia Urey are left alone to woo voters and canvass for opposition victory in vote-rich Montserrado, which seems unfair.
Unity Party has announced that it reinstated six out of eight senators whose membership were suspended from the party for failing to adhere to the party’s position in the impeachment proceedings against former Supreme Court associate justice Kabineh Ja’neh.
On June 7, during a mass citizen protest against rising government inefficiency, economic hardship, public mismanagement, and incompetence, the Government of Liberia said it blocked social media for “national security” reasons. Many, especially the press and civil society organizations, have labeled it as a way of curtailing free speech and muzzling the press.
Sen. Oscar Cooper of Margibi has announced his resignation as an advisor to the Council of Patriots.
No one doubt that President George Weah is a master dribbler. He has the medals to show for this claim. And in the political realm, master dribbler Weah has also exhibited quite some dribbling skills on the likes of Brumskine, Tubman, and Sirleaf.
The Liberian National Police has charged a 32-year-old man for assaulting another man at a bar in Sinkor, in a case where Rep. Acarous Gray was accused of ordering the assault.
Liberian citizens residing in the U.S. gathered on Friday before the Liberian embassy in Washington D.C. to present a petition to the ambassador accredited to the U.S., George Pattern. The gathering was held simultaneously as the mass protest in Monrovia.