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The political leader of the Alternative National Congress (ANC) has dropped a bombshell in the latest debate surrounding the receipt of US$15 thousand by each Lawmaker on Capitol Hill purportedly for Legislative Engagement and Project.
Alexander B. Cummings critique of the cash-rush up Capitol Hill, the seat of the National Legislature did not fall short of unleashing the hammer on the heads of some he claimed to be his friends, the lucid jabs, analysts have said was a direct reference to his close ally Senator Abraham Darius Dillon.
While urging members of the legislature to return their chunks of the huge disbursement on grounds that the receipt by individual lawmakers of the fund, is a violation of the Public Financial Management Law of Liberia, Cummings cited in a statement on Tuesday that “if Liberia is to truly become better, we must not just look to change individuals, or correct only our opponents. We must change our mindsets, our systems, and correct our friends, when they too, go wrong.” Read more...
Monrovia, Liberia – The President of Liberia, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah on Monday, June 14, 2021, made additional appointments in Government.
Those appointed include:
National Human Rights Commission
- Cllr. Dempster Brown Chairperson
- Atty. Pela Boker Wilson Commissioner
- Cllr. Charles Kear Harris Commissioner
- Atty. Mohammed E. Fahnbulleh Commissioner
- Mr. Pindarous W. T. Allison Commissioner
The Liberian health authority is calling on the general public to immediately report some COVID-19 patients who are said to be on the run, aimed at infecting others with the disease and fled their respective homes where they were been treated with the virus.
The Ministry of Health through the COVID-19 Incident Management System confirmed that there are increase in the number of COVID-19 cases, at an exponential rate with Montserrado accounting for the highest in progression since the first wave of COVID-19 infection in May 2020.
Liberia currently has one hundred, seventy-one (171) confirmed cases in its treatment unit of the 120,000 COVID-19 tests conducted. Read more...
THE Standard Bearer of the Alternative National Congress, Alexander B. Cummings Jr., has called on countries to work together to “level up” their regions in order to make the recently launched African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) a success,
Mr. Cummings, a former Chief Administrator at Coca Cola, said: “International structures must offer nations opportunities to complement and compete with each other and allow the private sector to operate with efficiency.”
He was speaking during the 2021 Horasis Global Meeting, which was held virtually on June 8.
Mr. Cummings, who spent 20 years at Coca Cola, told the annual meeting of decision makers from business, government and civil society: “Regional economic structures can boost competition with better regulations and anti-competitive rules.
“AfCFTA is a good example of this – if countries allow it to work. Read more...
Photographer Thandiwe Muriu wants her models to both blend in and stand out at the same time.
The images in her Camo - short for camouflage - series create an optical illusion where the person in the photograph almost disappears yet it is impossible to ignore her.
The young Kenyan's playful work has the feel of a glossy high-fashion magazine but also has a deeper meaning.
"I love fashion photography, I could do that all day, but I realised it needs to be fashion photography that is a reflection of who I am and my background," she tells the BBC. "That is how the Camo series came about." Read more...
Moussa Fofana became fixated on soccer in middle school, honing his skills at all hours, his mother said. The pandemic may have upended his life in other ways over the past academic year, his third in high school, but it could not dim his passion for the game.
“He took virtual classes all morning, and then played soccer every other hour,” his mother, Hawa Fofana, said. “I don’t think a day went by without him playing.” Read more...