A few days after President George Weah’s government blocked access to social media platforms during the Save the State protest, the president has assured Liberians that his government would protect the constitutional rights of citizens, regardless of their political views, tribal backgrounds, and social status.
Days after a Bush Chicken report noted that Tubman University was experiencing issues recruiting professors because of a lack of funds provided by the central government, the university has gone on the offensive to issue a press release alleging that the story was “false and misleading.”
The president of the William V. S. Tubman University, Elliot Wreh-Wilson, has announced that a lack of funds flowing to the university has led to a decrease in professors at the nation’s second-largest public university.
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.”
Liberia’s information minister, Eugene Nagbe, has apologized to the Press Union of Liberia for his recent derogatory comments against the journalism umbrella organization.
The former deputy director general for broadcast of ELBC Radio, Patrick Honnah, has been announced as the new communications manager for Firestone Liberia.
A first of its kind report on media ratings was released on Tuesday, November 27, 2018, ranking the government-owned ELBC Radio as the most consumed media outlet in Liberia, with 214,000 average listeners.
The senatorial by-elections meant to fill the vacancies created in the Senate as the result of George Weah’s and Jewel Howard-Taylor’s ascendency to the presidency and vice presidency, respectively, has suffered a serious setback.