Public Policy

Investigative C'ttee Releases Report On Sime Daby Fire Incident

The Inter-Ministerial and Agency Investigative Committee investigating the recent fire incident at the Sime Darby Plantation in Bomi County has submitted its findings and recommendations. Members of this Investigative Committee include the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Liberia National Fire Service and the Ministry of Labour – Chair. On the morning of September 20, 2015, a fire incidence occurred at one of the chemical storage facilities within the Sime Darby

President Sirleaf’s Letter To The Legislators On The TRC Report

Honorable J. Alex Tyler Speaker of the House of Representatives The 53rd Legislature (IN SESSION) Capitol Building Capitol Hill Monrovia, Liberia Dear Honorable Speaker: In line with Section 4.4 of the Act Establishing the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of the Republic of Liberia, I am pleased to submit to you herewith a comprehensive progress report on the implementation of the recor4mendations of the June 30, 2009 Final Report of the

We Are Liberians: (A Special Statement From MICAT)

In many respects, for Liberia, the 9th of May will be memorable, a date to be forever etched in history. Liberians will complete our 42nd day of living with no new confirmed transmission of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease, an outbreak whose toll included 4,000 of our compatriots, rendered over three thousand children orphans, collapsed our recovering health sector, and crippled the economy. Aptly referred to as the “greatest threat

Annual Message To The Fourth Session Of The 53rd National Legislature Of The Republic Of Liberia Consolidating For Continuity

By Her Excellency Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Mr. Vice President and President of the Senate; Mr. Speaker; Honorable Members of the Legislature; Your Honor the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court and Members of the Judiciary; The Dean and Members of the Cabinet and other Government Officials; Mr. Doyen, Excellencies and Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Her Excellency, the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations


Ladies and Gentlemen of the Press, thank you for your response to our invitation to this Major Press Conference on developments of the Ebola outbreak as it relates to the State of Emergency. ALLEGED POISONING OF WELLS AND OTHER WATER SOURCES Over the last few days, our beloved country and people have been engulfed with terrifying news of contamination of wells and water sources in various communities in Montserrado and

Should There Be A Study on The Judicial System? Reflecting Some Questions Raised By Judge Kaba On Law Day

By Atty Philip N. Wesseh (PNW) Lawyers in the country last Friday joined other lawyers worldwide in observance of Law Day which originated from the United States many years ago “to reflect on the role of law in the foundation of the country and to recognize its importance for society.” Accordingly, lawyers in the country under the banner of the Liberian National Bar Association (LNBA) held appropriate activities to commemorate

Resolution Of The Liberian National Bar Association Adopted At Its First Quarterly Assembly 2014,Held At The City Hall, Zwedru, Grand Gedeh County, Republic Of Liberia Under The Theme: 'Adhernece To The Rule Of Law'

SATURDAY, MARCH 1st,2014 WHEREAS, the Constitution and By-Laws of the Liberian National Bar Association (LNBA) establishes the Quarterly Assemblies as the supreme authority of the Association; and WHEREAS, the aforesaid Constitution and By-Laws mandates the LNBA to assemble thrice a year for Quarterly Assemblies and once a year at an Annual National Convention for the purpose of  formulating and adopting general policies of the Association and acting upon reports submitted

Theories Of Inflation

Because we differ with Minister Konneh assertion that there is no textbook solution or user’s manual to solve the economic distress the Country is currently experiencing I have presented formidable models of economic to analyze and recommend solutions that may bring about inflationary relief to us. As I set out to write many questions have come to my mind as an economist myself. * Single digit inflation is acceptable why

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf-Liberia's Recovery: Flawed, But Hopeful

Ten years ago this month, Liberia began its journey from peace to recovery. The peace accords signed in Ghana ended the second of two devastating civil wars, leaving more than a quarter of a million dead, my country’s infrastructure destroyed and the lives of exhausted survivors shattered. The task before us seemed overwhelming. Today Liberia is recovering. A renewed sense of hope, strong economic growth and the development of a

Supreme Court Ruling On The Case Dr. Chris Toe v FrontPage Africa

The enforcement of the judgment in the case: Dr. Chris Toe v. FrontPage Africa et al.,is not a witch hunt or an attempt to muzzle the press,neither is it a political case, as some media institutions want the public to believe. Rather, Dr. Chris Toe, a Liberian citizen, pursued a legal course in court when he felt that he was injured by institutions operating in Liberia. The case was regularly