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25 August 2016, 5:43 pm

MONROVIA, August 25 (LINA) - The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) has for the first time in the history of the country

25 August 2016, 5:35 pm

MONROVIA, August 25 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the national flag must remind Liberians of their belonging to one nation - indivisible, with liberty and justice to all.

25 August 2016, 5:25 pm

MONROVIA, August 24 (LINA) - The House of Representatives has voted unanimously to sustain a motion calling for the body to expeditiously pass into law the 2016/2017 National Budget.

25 August 2016, 5:23 pm

MONROVIA, August 24 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has reaffirmed her support for dual citizenship in Liberia.

25 August 2016, 5:21 pm

MONROVIA, August 24 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made new appointments at the Ministry of Internal Affairs, specifically affecting several districts in Sinoe County.

25 August 2016, 5:02 pm

MONROVIA, August 24 (LINA) - Former Information Minster Emmanuel Z. Bowier has called on the National Legislature to enact the legislation for equal participation and representation of women in the political processes of the country.

“If we cannot pass this law now that we have a female president, when will we do so?” he asked in his keynote address at the 169th Flag Day celebration at the Centennial Memorial Pavilion in Monrovia Wednesday.

Bowier recalled that the granting of voting rights to women by the Tubman administration in 1944 paved the way for many Liberian women to participate in political processes, including Angie Brooks, who rose to the presidency of the General Assembly of the United Nations.

He stressed the need for men to change their mentality about their female counterpart by recognizing their rights to gender equity.

“The persistent denial of women the right to equitable participation is bad as it is holding back the progress of our nation,” Bowier emphasized.

According to Rev. Bowier, women have long fought for gender equity which, he noted, men have refused to recognize over the years.

Meanwhile, Rev. Bowier is calling on citizens to help transform the situation in the country for the good of all, rather than merely criticizing the works of others.

The 169th Flag Day anniversary was held under the theme: "Patriotism and Self-discipline, The Way Forward for National Transformation.”
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8 August 2016, 5:25 pm

MONROVIA, August 7 (LINA) - Defense Minister Brownie J. Samukai has vowed to continue to seek opportunities for the technological advancement of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL).

5 August 2016, 4:07 pm

MONROVIA, August 4 (LINA) - Police in Monrovia have charged a man identified as Nathaniel Bestman with forgery, theft of property and economic sabotage for allegedly defrauding the government in revenue payment in the tone of US$7,900.

5 August 2016, 3:49 pm

MONROVIA, August 4 (LINA) - For the second time since the Legislature returned from its Independence Day break, several lawmakers have refused to attend regular sessions of the House of Representatives.

5 August 2016, 3:42 pm

MONROVIA, August 4 (LINA) – The Cabinet has reviewed critical targets met in the areas of health, justice and security with a view to furthering the agenda of the government while mandating sector ministries to remain on course to ensure that the aspirations of the people are addressed.