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Welcoming CDC chairman’s intervention, but

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Welcoming CDC chairman’s intervention, but

In accordance with the guidelines of the National Elections Commission or NEC for the 2014 Special Senatorial election, party primaries are being conducted across the country. Notably among the latest primaries are those of the mean opposition Congress for Democratic Change or CDC. Recently, the party concluded its primaries at three venues- Gbarnga, Bong County, Harper, Maryland County and Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

 

The president must intervene

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The president must intervene

Again, teachers of the Monrovia Consolidated School Systems or MCSS are on a ‘go-slow’ strike action in demand of salary increment. Claim by the teachers points to increment in the salaries of other civil servants by the government while it continue pay little attention to them despite repeated demands.

 

A reminder about Ebola

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A reminder about Ebola

For weeks now across Liberia either nothing or very little has been heard about the deadly Ebola virus. Apparently,  the awareness and sensitization characterizing the battle against the threat of the Ebola virus in Liberia have all disappeared from the airwaves, communities, schools, as well as offices, among others as if we, as nation, have won Ebola. Despite reports of the threat of the virus, which kills  between 25% and 90% of its victims, in Sierra Leone, Liberian health Ministry authorities may still be complacent about  the threat to Liberia.

 

Ex-AFL Widows: Government Must Clear the Air

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Ex-AFL Widows: Government Must Clear the Air

The House of Representatives may now be intervening in the “row between the Government of Liberia and Widows of former soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia” over benefits due them by the former. The House’s intervention is a result of a sit-in action on Tuesday, May 27, 2014 by the former AFL widows on the grounds of the Capitol Building, which prevented the movements of Legislators and their staff to and from the Capitol. The former AFL widows, in their hundreds, stormed the seat of the Legislature in demand of what they claimed their late husbands’ benefits.

 

A common ground between Finance, Central Bank

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A common ground between Finance, Central Bank

One of attracting elements of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s address to the nation on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, was her acknowledgement of the existing rift between the Ministry of Finance and Central Bank of Liberia. Even though President Sirleaf attributed the dwindling shape of the current Liberian economy to the decline in the level of anticipated revenues, she placed a ‘red mark’ in the absence of full cooperation between the Finance Ministry and CBL for creating stress in the banking system and depreciation in the exchange rate.

 
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