“It’s Time to Fast-track National Population Census”

President Weah administers oath of office to the Census 2019 Commissioners.

– Pres. Weah said, Commissioning 2019 Census Commission
The President of the Republic, H. E. George Manneh Weah, says the conduct of national population census is necessary and unavoidable and must therefore be fast-tracked.
Recalling that the last population census was done in 2008 and that the next round of the census activity should have commenced 2018, President Weah said it becomes an almost imperative for Government and its partners to undertake this very important national process in the coming year. Read more

US Scoping Mission Failed?

-Liberians Ask In Frustration
-As L$16 Billion Issue lingers
The frustration of many Liberians who have been following debates, claims and counter-claims and other hostile developments surrounding an alleged missing $16 billion Liberian dollars printed banknotes is being exacerbated.
As the Public Agenda Reports, some Liberians have begun to suggest that the failure or delay to provide update to the public by those who have been entrusted with the responsibility to investigate the matter, including a US hired firm is tantamount to disappointment or inability of the groups to satisfy the quest of the Liberian people in search of the truth and justice. Read more

W/Bank Responds To Public Agenda

During a recent protest action in the Township of Caldwell, Montserrado County for power connection which nearly turned violent, the Public Agenda Newspaper made some efforts to contact the World Bank (W/B) on the matter.
The power (electricity) connection program in Caldwell and other areas in Monrovia and its environs is being sponsored by the World Bank and implemented by a foreign firm. Read more

New Investors Expected

-162Express interests From Across the world
The Chairman of Liberia’s National Investment Commission (NIC) Attorney Molewuleh B. Gray has clarified erroneous reports parading around that there have been ‘no new investments coming to Liberia’ since the coming to power of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) led administration of President George Manneh Weah.
Speaking at the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) regular Thursday Press Briefing at the Ministry’s conference Room yesterday, the NIC chairman stated that after due diligence of the applicants they have facilitated the visit to Liberia for follow-up discussions 51 business delegations from across the world including Africa. Read more

Gender Ministry In Silence

-Blind Eye On “Momoh’s Sex Crime Allegation”
Few months ago, the Minister of Gender, Children & Social Protection (MGCSP), Mrs. Williametta Piso SaydeeTarr, reaffirmed how the Ministry was taking seriously the allegation of sexual exploitation and abuse reportedly committed by Mr. MoserayMomoh, Deputy Managing Director of the Liberia Water & Sewer Corporation (LWSC).
It was reported that Mr. Momoh used his official power to allegedly commit such a crime, which in fact, is against some provisions of the code of conduct for public officials. Read more

3-Days Free call Threatened

Hon. Israel Akinsanya

Gov’t, Mobile Phone Companies Record Loses
A Commissioner of the Liberia Telecommunications Authority (LTA), Hon. Israel Akinsanya, has warned of possible tough times ahead in service delivery, especially to rural dwellers due to profit declines caused by a price-war between the Orange and MTN-Lone-star GSM mobile phone companies.
Disclosing this at the Ministry of Information, Culture and Tourism (MICAT) regular Thursday press briefing yesterday, commissioner Akinsanya stated that as a regulatory body in the country, the LTA wants to end the price-war between Orange and the MTN, as it is destroying the telecommunications industry in Liberia. Read more

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