When Lawrence Mulbah’s wife went into labor a few months ago, he took her to the Bong Mines Hospital. However, his experience at the hospital left him frustrated with the state of the health facility, as he was forced to buy everything that was needed for the delivery, including the gloves used by the staff.
Members of the Liberian Senate have voted to pass the Domestic Violence Act, two weeks after their counterparts in the House of Representatives approved the bill.
The Liberian government has announced with immediate effect that it is removing the current leadership of the Liberia Marketing Association, headed by Alice Yeabah, and replacing with a temporary set of leaders.
On Saturday, June 8, 2019, the Liberian government released a statement criticizing the organizers of the June 7 protest for their unwillingness to present their petition to the government; however, the protesters say the government reneged on its agreement to have an elected senior government official receive its petition.
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.
President George Weah has met for the first time with leaders of the pending June 7 protest in Monrovia.
After a few months of being at a standstill, the Fairground Road construction has resumed in Buchanan.
Vice President Jewel Howard-Taylor is calling on young women in Liberia to defy all the odds and build resilience in the quests for increased women’s participation in decision-making, if women must achieve gender balance in national leadership.