LiNCSA Official Craves Efforts Aimed At Effective Arms Control

The acting Chairperson of the Liberia National Commission on Small Arms (LiNCSA), Bennietta T. Jarbo, has outlined plans by the agency to put install mechanisms that will help improve the effective control of small arms in Liberia.
Speaking in an interview with the Liberia News Agency on Wednesday, Jarbo indicated that the agency is partnering with the Liberia National Police in the implementation of its statutory objectives. Read more

Liberia On Time Bomb!

-War Drums Sounding
-16 Year Peace Under Threat
Unfolding hostile developments in Liberia suggest that the country’s future is in the state of uncertainty. Many ordinary Liberians are living in fear on a daily basis; threats of protest and counter-protest have kept the people on edge. The Public Agenda looks at latest unfriendly development across Liberia and now Reports.
16 years ago, Liberia’s belligerent forces headed by various warrant factions raised white flags and surrendered their war materials with the help of the international community, including Liberia’s traditional allies to symbolize the end of a 14-year bedlam characterized by total madness and mass destruction of nearly or more than 250,000 lives and vandalism of the country’s infrastructures. Read more

War Begins On Corruption Now

-Solicitor-General Designate Declares
Liberia’s uncompromising Solicitor-General Designate, Cllr. Sayma Syrenius Cephus has assured Liberians that the mandate given to him by President George Manneh Weah will definitely be implemented to its full strength.
“Today, we have come at the threshold of that promise, and without any stupor, wish to reiterate and declare that the war on corruption begins not later, not hereafter, not tomorrow but now.” Read more

W/ Bank Descends On China’s Electronic Company

-Announces 15-Month Debarment
The World Bank Wednesday announced a 15-month debarment of China-based Dongfang Electronics Co. Ltd. (Dongfang) in connection with fraudulent practices while bidding on a power project in Liberia.
In a dispatch dated June 12, 2019 from Washington D. C., the Bank disclosed that the debarment makes Dongfang, which provides electrical engineering, manufacturing, and research and development services, ineligible to participate in World Bank-financed projects. “It is part of a settlement agreement under which the company acknowledges responsibility for the underlying sanctionable practices and agrees to meet specified corporate compliance conditions as a condition for release from debarment,” the dispatch says. Read more

Pres. Weah Calls For Dialogue

-Urges Aggrieved Liberians
Amid heightening political tension in Liberia which some observers say is being fuelled by defeat sustained by some politicians in the 2017 presidential and legislative elections, President George Manneh Weah has extended an olive branch to Liberians, particularly those who feel aggrieved to sit on a table to dialogue.
The latest comment comes days after the much talked-about infamous “June 7 ‘Save the State’ protest ended in deadlock. Read more

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