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NPP’s concerns worth noting

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NPP’s concerns worth noting

The former ruling National Patriotic Party here recently took the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s administration to task for the ongoing inspection exercises for insurance and annual vehicle registration. The NPP said, in a news conference that it is totally against the government’s decision in compelling private and commercial vehicles to take insurance protection before plying the streets of Monrovia, as well as other municipalities and highways across the country.

 

U.S. State Department Report: Good to Accept, But…..

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The Government of Liberia recently frowned at the United States Human rights report for referring to Liberia as the most corrupt country in Africa, even though it admitted to widespread corruption in the country.

Last Updated ( Tuesday, 11 March 2014 00:56 )
 

Capacitating Bureau of Corrections for improved prison

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Capacitating Bureau of Corrections for improved prison

Prisons across Liberia may be playing host to about two thousand inmates- either found guilty or awaiting trial for various crimes. In some, especially the Monrovia Central prison, the issue of capacity to host these inmates continues to remain a concern. Despite alarms raised from time to time in the Liberian media, very little is done to improve the varying situations at prison facilities.

Last Updated ( Friday, 07 March 2014 00:19 )
 

Lawmakers Could Be Right, Only If…

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Lawmakers Could Be Right, Only If…

When Members of the 53rd Legislature publicly announced, upon their return from their annual break in January, that they would be very “robust” during this sitting, very little was unknown of their intention. While some had understood them as suggesting a more realistic and nationalistic approach to doing the “people’s business” this time, others found it a bit difficult to comprehend such “robustness” owing to their failure to commit themselves to similar vow made in January 2012 upon returning from their annual Legislative break.

 

The minister-designate et al must return to the ‘status quo’

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The minister-designate et al must return to the ‘status quo’

Since the issue (a draft Bill) dual citizenship was raised before the Legislature in early 2012 by a delegation of Liberians from the United States, very little has been heard on Capitol Hill about the request made by our compatriots-turned American citizens.  Inside sources at the Capitol have suggested to the New Dawn Liberia that the bill may perpetually remain in ‘Committee room’ until “Thy Kingdom Come” as the majority of the Legislators seem not to favor any deliberation by Plenary on the matter because of their strong opposition.  In actuality, dual citizenship is a status in which a person is concurrently regarded as a citizen under the laws of more than one state.

 
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