CBL INTRODUCES 500 BANKNOTES
Amidst the increasing depreciation of the Liberian Dollar or LRD against the United States Dollar or USD, the Central Bank of Liberia or CBL announced Wednesday that it will shortly introduce a new series of Liberia Dollar banknotes into the local economy.
BRUMSKINE REJECTS BOAKAI
Two times defeated Presidential candidate Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine of the opposition Liberty Party has dismissed rumors that Vice President Joseph Boakai is courting him to become his (Boakai’s) running mate in the 2017 presidential election.
SPEAKER MEETS WITH MUSLIMS
Embattled House Speaker J. Alex Tyler has met with the Muslim community in Kakata, Margibi County. Speaker Tyler, indicted by the government on multiple charges, including economic sabotage, is the founder of the Liberian People Democratic Party or LPDP, which he established about a year ago after quitting President Sirleaf’s governing Unity Party.
VP BOAKAI STRESSES SELF-HELP DEVELOPMENT
Vice President Joseph Boakai has called on Liberians to get initiate self-help development in their communities rather than looking up to government for everything. He said the development of a nation is not an exclusive responsibility but requires effort of all.
ADOPT NEW MINDSETS
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf says it’s time for Liberians to adopt a new mindset as the nation moves towards consolidating its progress towards transformation. “Let us as Liberians learn to love our beloved country. Let us develop a culture of self-pride and sense of belonging,” Mrs. Sirleaf said.