CDC joins NOCAL’s debate
Written by E. J. Nathaniel Daygbor
The opposition Congress for Democratic Change or CDC has called on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to constitute an independent ad-hoc committee to investigate those who reportedly misapplied ‘millions of United States dollars’ at the National Oil Company of Liberia or NOCAL.
Ellen signs US$622.7M National Budget
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has signed into law the National Budget in the amount of US$622,743,420 (six hundred twenty two million seven hundred forty three thousand four hundred and twenty United States Dollars) for Fiscal Year 2015/2016, representing a two percent (US$12.5 million) decline in total appropriations unlike the last Fiscal Year’s US$635.2 million envelope.
Justice assured for "liberated" girls
Fourteen of the Liberian girls said to have been subjected to inhumane treatments in Lebanon, at the hands on their respective employers met with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Monday praying her to ensure the safe return of the rest of their colleagues.
Road construction works start in October
Written by Ethel A. Tweh
The Ministry of Public Works has announced here that all road construction projects across the country will resume effective October. Public Works Minister, W. Gyude Moore, making the pronouncement Tuesday, said government has allotted US$23 million for ongoing road constructions and additional $4million for maintenance.
Fromayan wants small arms control act legislated
Written by Ben P. Wesee
The Chairman of the Liberia National Commission on Small Arms or LINCSA, James Fromayan, has called for a speedy enactment of the “Small Arms Control Act” currently before the 53rd Liberian Legislature.