LEC in US$20m deficit
Written by E. J. Nathaniel Daygbor
The Deputy Chief Executive Officer of the government-owned Liberia Electricity Corporation or LEC says the corporation is operating in a US$20 million-deficit. Suggesting that due to the huge debts incurred, the management was finding it very challenging to meet the expectation of its customers, as well as living up to international standards of practice.
Rep. Youngblood loses bid for ECOWAS Parliament
Written by Ben P. Wesee
Montserrado County district #9 Representative Munah Pelham Youngblood has been defeated 48 to 11 votes by Bomi County district #3 Representative Haja F. Siryon in the election of Liberia’s representatives to the ECOWAS Parliament.
Written by Winston W. Parley
-former FDA officials face five years imprisonment
The Criminal Court “C” at the Temple of Justice in Monrovia has brought down a guilty verdict against Liberia’s former Forestry Development Authority (FDA) Managing Director, Moses Wogbeh, and four co-defendants. The court has ordered the convicts to restitute US$6m or face five years imprisonment.
Ellen approves NOCAL's restructuring plans
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has approved measures being put in place at the cash scrapped National Oil Company of Liberia or NOCAL, saying that such move is necessary to provide stability at that entity.
Ellen launches curriculum on citizenship
As part of the commemoration of Liberia’s 168th Flag Day anniversary, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has launched the National Curriculum on Citizenship Education.