Liberian Senate

Type: Organization
Name: Liberian Senate
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Al-Ghanim congratulates counterparts in Liberia, Maldives on Nat'l Days

KUWAIT, July 26 (KUNA) -- National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim on Saturday sent cables of congratulations to Speaker of the House of Representatives of Liberia Alex Tyler, President of the Liberian Senate Joseph N. Boakai, interim Senate president ... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Bribery Claim Hangs Over Lawmakers

Members of the 53rd National Legislature have been accused of receiving huge bribes from some western companies to ratify certain oil blocks in the country.A group of concerned citizens who staged a peaceful protest on the ground of the Capitol Building ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: House Passes Act to Establish Technical College in Nimba

The House of Representatives on Tuesday passed an Act to establish a Vocational and Technical College in Ganta, Nimba County and sent it to the Liberian Senate for concurrence.When established, the institution will be called the "Ganta Vocational and ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

Over Oil Block Protest - Findley Attacks Urey

Mr. Benoni Urey, a close confidant of detained former Liberian President Charles G. Taylor, has been attacked by the Pro-Tempore of the Liberian Senate, G. Milton Findley.Speaking in a rather harsh tune at Capitol Building office over recent protest being ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Senate Abandons 1.5 Million Ebola Fight

After failing to outsource US$1.5 million to combat the Ebola virus in the country, the Liberian Senate has concurred with the House of Representatives over the usage of the July 26, 2014 Independence Day celebration funds to help battle the human killer ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 2 reports

“Rude senators” - Pro-tempore describes senators

The President Pro-Tempore of the Liberian Senate has described his  colleagues as rude and destructive to issues affecting the Liberian People while in plenary of the Liberian Senate.Pro-tempore Milton G. Findley, apparently very emotional about the behaviors ... [Published The NewDawn - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 2 reports

President Sirleaf Makes Additional Appointments in Government, Subject to Confirmation By the Honorable Liberian Senate, Where Applicable

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, continuing with nomination of officials to positions in government, has named the following persons to the Judiciary, Ministries of Finance and Development Planning, Transport, Labor, Foreign Affairs, Commerce and Industry, ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 14 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: House Wants Independence Day Funds Use to Fight Ebola

The House of Representatives has forwarded to the Liberian Senate a proposal to use funds earmarked for the July 26 independence celebrations to fight the deadly Ebola disease in the country.The Representatives suggested that after the Liberian Senate ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

Liberia House wants fete funds used to fight Ebola

The Lower House of Liberia's bicameral parliament has passed a resolution to use funds earmarked for the July 26 independence day celebrations to fight the deadly Ebola disease.Members of the House of Representatives have accordingly forwarded the proposal ... [Published Africa Review - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 5 reports

Health Ministry Asked to Account for U.S.$250,000 to Combat Ebola

The Senator of Sinoe County, Joseph Nagbe, has called on authorities of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MOHSW) to provide a comprehensive report concerning the expenditure of a US$250,000 that was given to the ministry by the Government of ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 2 reports

Liberia: Legislature to allot over US$1M to eradicate Ebola virus

Via FrontPageAfrica: Legislature to Allot Over US$1M to Eradicate Ebola Virus. Excerpt:The Plenary of the Liberian Senate has unanimously voted in favor of a recommendation from the Health Committee for an amount of one million and five hundred thousand ... [Published H5N1 - Jul 10 2014]
Entities: Ebola, Virus, Liberia
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 2 reports

Senators Want Ellen, Others Investigated

Several senators of the Liberian Senate have called for an investigation to be launched into the cancellation of celebrations to mark the observance of this year's Independence Day in Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties.July 26 of each year is observed and celebrated ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 04 2014]

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...Smith to abandon his quest because "it is determined to beat the incumbent with high numbers" , but they are confident that Mr. Smith's breakaway will do no harm to their winning strategy
In their petition the citizens noted, "We, a cross section of concerned Liberian citizens, cognizant of the poor and, abusive management of our natural resources, particularly our last extractive frontier; the oil and gas sector, and realizing our conscious duty and responsibility to defend and safeguard our future, and children's future, do hereby assemble invoking Article 17 of our Constitution to petition our National Legislature not to ratify the planned sale of oil blocks 6, 7, 6 and 11."
...Findley is one of the ungrateful Liberians and a coward whose budget at the Legislature amounts to US 1.34 million while his people are suffering. "Yesterday was just the beginning, the next time we will enter their Chambers, sit there and vote with them" Mr. Costa, in strong words said
"If people want oil blocks, we give due diligence before they can be sold and the Legislature cannot sell the blocks like that" Senator Findley indicated

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Smith Poised to Contest for Senate in Bassa Des... [Published AllAfrica.com - 23 hours ago]
Al-Ghanim congratulates counterparts in Liberia... [Published Kuwait News Agency - Jul 26 2014]
Chris Neyor unveils plans for Montserrado [Published The NewDawn - Jul 25 2014]
Bribery Claim Hangs Over Lawmakers [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 24 2014]
Bribery Claim Hangs Over Lawmakers [Published Individual.com - Jul 24 2014]
Liberia: House Passes Act to Establish Technica... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 24 2014]
Over Oil Block Protest - Findley Attacks Urey [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
Oil Blocks Out for Grasp? [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
Liberia: July 26 Money Goes to Ebola [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
Senate Abandons 1.5 Million Ebola Fight [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 23 2014]
“Rude senators” - Pro-tempore describes senators [Published The NewDawn - Jul 23 2014]
Pro-temp accuses Urey [Published The NewDawn - Jul 23 2014]
Senators Step Up Efforts Against Ebola... Raise... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 22 2014]
Senate Citizenship Requiremsent [Published The NewDawn - Jul 22 2014]
Several Experts Here On Ebola Issue [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
Ellen's Recycled Pals - New Political Appointees [Published Individual.com - Jul 21 2014]
House of Reps Ratifies Protocol On ECOWAS Court [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
Liberia: House Passes Bill for Former Govt Offi... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 21 2014]
'Proposed Pension Bill of 2013' Amemded - More ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 18 2014]
House Endorses Retirement Benefit Act [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 18 2014]
CDC leads Ebola walk Monday [Published The NewDawn - Jul 18 2014]
Using Propaganda During Elections - the Need fo... [Published Individual.com - Jul 16 2014]
HOR Concurs With Senate On Cotonou Protocol [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
Robert Sirleaf's Petition for Senate Race Prote... [Published Individual.com - Jul 16 2014]
New Changes in Liberian Gov't, EJS Long-Awaited... [Published Individual.com - Jul 16 2014]
President Sirleaf Makes Additional Appointments... [Published Individual.com - Jul 16 2014]
Liberia: Lawmaker - Ebola Cases Stabilizing, Bu... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
Liberia: President Sirleaf Makes Additional App... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 16 2014]
Security fears & concerns mount as Delta departs [Published The NewDawn - Jul 16 2014]
Liberia: Nursing Board to Get Autonomous Status [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 15 2014]
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Liberia: Health workers flee Ebola [Published H5N1 - Jul 10 2014]
Via allAfrica.com, a report from The New Dawn: Liberia: Health Workers Flee Ebola. Excerpt:Health workers in Liberia are said to be fleeing and returning from their areas of assignment due to the increasing number of Ebola patients. Some are said to have ...
Liberia: Legislature to allot over US$1M to era... [Published H5N1 - Jul 10 2014]
Via FrontPageAfrica: Legislature to Allot Over US$1M to Eradicate Ebola Virus. Excerpt:The Plenary of the Liberian Senate has unanimously voted in favor of a recommendation from the Health Committee for an amount of one million and five hundred thousand ...
Liberia: Ellen Seeks Ratification On U.S.$19 Mi... [Published Liberia News - Jun 12 2014]
President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Tuesday submitted a bill to the Liberian Senate requesting that body to ratify a loan agreement on behalf of the Government and the International Development Association for infrastructure development purposes. ...
Liberia: PUL Quest for U.S.$300,000.00 Budgetar... [Published Liberia News - May 29 2014]
A member of the Liberian Senate, Senator Geraldine Doe-Sheriff of Montserrado County, recently disclosed to the public a communication from the Press Union of Liberia, PUL, seeking budgetary appropriation for media development in Liberia. ...
Liberia: Liberian Senate Rejects Us$73m Propose... [Published Liberia News - May 19 2014]
The Liberian Senate has rejected the House of Representatives proposal for the allotment of one million United States dollars per district as a development fund in 2014-2015 national budget. ...
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