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MONROVIA, February 28 (LINA) – Health Minister Dr. Bernice Dahn has disclosed that before the end of the year, Redemption Hospital in Monrovia
MONROVIA, February 28 (LINA) -The National Elections Commission (NEC) has disclosed that 1,046,888 eligible Liberians have registered since the launch of the 2017 voter registration exercise on February 1.
MONROVIA, February 22 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dedicated the Saclepae City Hall named and styled the “Ellen Johnson Sirleaf City Hall” in Nimba County.
MONROVIA, February 22 (LINA) - The Liberian Government will Saturday, February 25, hold a Memorial Service for the late former chairperson of the Council of State, Madam Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh Perry.
The Memorial Service takes place at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville City at 10:00 a.m.
According to a Foreign Ministry release, during the service tributes will be paid to her memory by the Government of Liberia, various women’s groups, among others.
Mrs. Perry died in Colombus, Ohio, United States of America early Sunday, January 8. She was 77 years old.
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai represented the Government of Liberia at the funeral of the late Perry which was held at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbus, Ohio, United States of America on Saturday, January 28.
She was laid to rest at the Glenn Rest Memorial Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America.
The late Mrs. Perry served as the third Interim Chairperson of the Council of State during the country’s civil crisis from September 3, 1996 to August 2, 1997.
She succeeded Professor Wilton G. S. Sankawulo and presided over the transition of power to Mr. Charles Taylor following the 1997 special elections.
As a civilian chair of the five-member Council of State, Madam Perry served along with warring faction leaders Charles Taylor of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia; Alhaji G. V. Kromah of the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy and Dr. George Boley of the Liberia Peace Council and two other civilian members, Mr. Oscar Quiah and Chief Tamba Tailor.
MONROVIA, February 20 (LINA) - Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General Elfrieda Stewart Tamba has been selected as one of the co-chairpersons of the Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) Steering Committee.