Yesterday, February 18 was designated as a national mourning day after at least 40 alleged illegal gold miners were trapped following an unexpected mudslide that occurred recently in Gbanipea, Nimba.
Last year, the European Union contributed €6 million (US$6.8 million) to the national budget as the first tranche of a €27 million (US$30.63 million) commitment under an agreement signed between Liberia and the E.U.
Civil servants in River Cess are finally receiving their salaries after complaining for three months that they have not received their monthly salaries.
On September 24, 2018, thousands of patriotic Liberians, out of firm conviction and love for country, petitioned your government and prominent international organizations (the U.N., A.U., E.U. and ECOWAS) through a mass peaceful protest, calling for an independent international forensic investigation into the missing containers of local currency amounting to L$16 billion.
The German government through its international development corporation, GIZ has signed a new agreement with the Ministry of Public Works to provide US$300,000 to finance the maintenance of 41 km of roads small community roads, including a bridge in Monrovia.
A pictorial review of last week’s activities.
In previous articles, The Bush Chicken has explored recommendations for improving future elections made by elections observer missions, including the Elections Coordinating Committee, which had the highest number of local observers.
The House of Representatives of the 54th national legislature has welcomed recommendations to improve future elections and promised to complete legal reform in six months.