On June 7, Liberians woke up to experience a ban on social media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and WhatsApp.
“This is not Sudan, where one man ruled for 30 years and now the military is in control. This is not Venezuela, where citizens are denied their rights, where the legislature is unable to play its role, and humanitarian aid is blocked from reaching people in desperate need,” he told the Liberian people.
Liberia’s Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism has announced that the Miss Liberia 2019 Organizing Committee has been dissolved.
Sinoe’s second district representative, Jay Nagbe Sloh, has called on President George Weah to address the nation on the country’s economy.
Two diplomatic mission sources in Liberia have confirmed the authenticity of communication written to President George Weah on the abuse and usage of donor accounts at the Central Bank which were not agreed upon. It comes as the government also acknowledged on Thursday that the letter is real.
The Press Union of Liberia has written Justice Minister Musa Dean to request an open and impartial investigation into allegations made by the CEO and general manager of Sky Communications Inc., T-Max Jlateh.
Esther Walker has been suspended indefinitely as superintendent of Bong over a leaked audio recording that went viral on social media over the weekend.
Roots FM CEO and talk show host Henry Costa announced that the station is now back on air, less than 24 hours after the management launched a GoFundMe campaign to raise US$15,000 for the purchase of new broadcast equipment.