Press Union Congratulates President Weah


  • (Monrovia, January 23, 2018)- The Press Union of Liberia has congratulated President
    George M. Weah on his ascendency to the leadership of the country.
    The PUL according to a release has vowed to work tirelessly with the Weah Administration
    to improve the legal and professional operating environment of the press in Liberia.
    It is important that the new government includes media reforms in its “pro-poor” governance
    agenda, the Union insists.
    Meanwhile, the Press Union of Liberia has reshuffled its Executive Committee as follow:
    Membership Committee
    1. Maxwell Johnson- Chairman
    2. Edwood Dunn- Co-Chairman
    3. Musu Sirleaf -Secretary
    4. Tete Gebro
    5. D. Sonpon Weah
    6. Neiy Kwiah Wiaplah
    7. David Targbeh
    Sports & Entertainment Committee
    1. Julu Johnson-Chairman
    2. Martina Brooks-Co-Chairman
    3. Samuel Hasay- Secretary
    4. P. Nas Mulbah
    5. Sally Gaye
    6. Koluba Zayzay
    7. Trojan Kiazolu
    8. Roland Mulbah
    Intellectual Discourse Committee
    1. Raymond Zarbay- Chairman
    2. Estelle Liberty Kermon –Co- Chairman
    3. Joe Wandah –Secretary
    4. Francis Pelenah
    5. Melody Mezay- Kettor
    6. Beatrice Sieh
    7. Tokpah Tarnue
    Welfare Committee
    1. Festus Poquie- Chairman
    2. Necus Andrews Co-Chairman
    3. Augustus Bortue- Secretary
    4. Henry Sumo
    5. Zoe Horace
    6. Ellis Togba
    7. Alfred Rogers
    Signed:
    Daniel Nyakonah, Jr.
    Secretary General
    0770166781/0886235395

 

 

 

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FIND Calls For Strong International Support To Liberia’s 2017 Elections To Maintain Country’s Stability


The Foundation for International Dignity (FIND) has called on the international community to invest in Liberia’s 2017 general and presidential elections in order to keep the country’s progress of peace and stability on track.

FIND is one of Liberia’s outstanding pro-democracy organizations, championing the cause for human rights, democratic governance and peace and stability. Continue reading “FIND Calls For Strong International Support To Liberia’s 2017 Elections To Maintain Country’s Stability”

ILGA Report: 76 Countries Declare Same-sex Sexual Acts Illegal– Criminalizing Countries Drop From 92 to 76


Geneva, 13 May 2015 – A few days before the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, ILGA, a human rights advocacy group launches at the Palais des Nations in Geneva the 10th edition of its annual report on State-Sponsored Homophobia, a world survey of laws: criminalisation, protection and recognition of same-sex love, authored this year by Aengus Carroll and Lucas Paoli Itaborahy.

“While in 2006 – said the Authors – 92 countries criminalised same-sex sexual acts between consenting adults, we now see this number falling down to 76 countries in 2015. However, the situation is still unacceptable: more than one-third of the world’s States consider same-sex sexual activity illegal. On the other hand, although 2013 saw an alarming rise in the number of States considering a new wave of criminalisation through “homosexual propaganda” laws, in fact only a small number actually implemented them.” Continue reading “ILGA Report: 76 Countries Declare Same-sex Sexual Acts Illegal– Criminalizing Countries Drop From 92 to 76”

Ellen Backtracks On Dismissal Of LIPA Officials


Though she initially booted them out of government, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has directed that the three officials of the Liberia Institute of Public Administration (LIPA) recently dismissed be “temporarily reinstated pending the fulfillment of certain conditions”, the Executive Mansion said Saturday. Continue reading “Ellen Backtracks On Dismissal Of LIPA Officials”

Ellen Visit To Cote d’Ivoire Strengthens Ties


Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her Ivorian counterpart Ivoirian President Alassane Ouattara spoke on border security and stronger bilateral ties
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her Ivorian counterpart Ivoirian President Alassane Ouattara spoke on border security and stronger bilateral ties

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her Ivorian counterpart Ivoirian President Alassane Ouattara Monday (Apr 26) expressed the desire to organize another meeting of the Joint Council of Chiefs and Elders of border communities of both countries in Guiglo, in July next year.

The meeting is aimed at continuing the dialogue and consultations launched by the two countries in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County two years ago.

In October 2013, several hundred traditional chiefs and elders from bordering communities in Grand Gedeh, Nimba, Maryland and River Gee counties of Liberia, as well as those from Guiglo, Danané, Tabou and Tai of Ivory Coast held a four-day meeting in Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County  to improve relationships between and  amongst inter-regional and trans-border groups, Continue reading “Ellen Visit To Cote d’Ivoire Strengthens Ties”

Bomb Shell: Michael Allison Died From Drowning, Not a Liberia Citizen, Carried Fake Identities…Says Govt


The Liberian Government has concluded investigation into the mysterious death of the late whistle-blower Cllr. Micheal Allison, revealing that there was no foul play in his death. Justice Minister Benedict Sannoh told a press conference in Monrovia Wednesday that Allison died of drowning, and released a startling revelation that the deceased was not a Liberian Citizen, but an American who led a dubious” life.  Continue reading “Bomb Shell: Michael Allison Died From Drowning, Not a Liberia Citizen, Carried Fake Identities…Says Govt”

Senator George Weah Calls for Discipline In CDC


Senator George Weah
Senator George Weah

Montserrado County Senator and political leader of the opposition Congress of Democratic Change (CDC), Ambassador George Manneh Weah, has challenged CDC partisans to exhibit a high level of discipline,  maturity and responsibility as the party enters a new age in politics.

The onetime world best footballer, who launched his political bid a decade ago, said to be part of the greater future, the CDC must be a responsible political organization that Liberians would rely on to build their future.

The Montserrado County Senator proffered the challenge Wednesday when he officially launched the Fifth National Congress of the CDC in the Montserrado County capital Bensonville City. Continue reading “Senator George Weah Calls for Discipline In CDC”