A jubilant Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue (left), and his colleagues leaving the Temple Justice
Several lawmakers in favor of Speaker Alex Tyler not to recuse himself from presiding over legislative activities at the House yesterday left the Temple of Justice frustrated after the Supreme Court reserved their request.

The remains of the late Dr. McClain
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf broke down in tears yesterday at the funeral of Dr. Edward McClain Jr., who served as Minister of State for Presidential Affairs and Chief of Staff. He was also a long-time personal friend and confidant of the President.

Chief Zanzan Karwor, Head of NTCL
The National Traditional Council of Liberia (NTCL) is exploring a popular adage that “when efforts to solve problems at a surface level do not materialize, you have to find their root causes.” By that, the NTCL has summoned all 73 members in the House of Representatives to meet with the Council to overcome the internal wrangling in the Lower Ho

Judge Smith, of the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Bomi County, dropped charges against Lebanese businessman Debes (center), after he was indicted for allegedly trafficking 14 Liberian women to his home country.
A decision by state lawyers to seek further help from the Supreme Court to reverse the judgment of Judge George Smith that declared Abbas Debes not guilty and subsequently freed him from detention has been challenged by his the defense team.

Water gushing from a pipe since Friday
Residents near Caldwell Junction, close to the Duala Central Mosque in Monrovia, have alerted the Liberia Water & Sewer Corporation (LWSC) to contain a situation in the community where ‘some thieves’ made away with the cover of a water pipe, resulting to the loss of thousands of gallons of safe drinking water spouting from the pipe.

Associate Justice Jamesetta Wolokollie (center) will meet today with the opposing parties led by embattled Speaker Alex Tyler (left) and Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue
Whether or not House Speaker Alex Tyler Sr. would survive to remain on his post is expected to be decided today, Monday, August 22, by the Supreme Court.

A jubilant Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue (left), and his colleagues leaving the Temple Justice

The remains of the late Dr. McClain

Chief Zanzan Karwor, Head of NTCL

Judge Smith, of the 11th Judicial Circuit Court in Bomi County, dropped charges against Lebanese businessman Debes (center), after he was indicted for allegedly trafficking 14 Liberian women to his home country.

Water gushing from a pipe since Friday

Associate Justice Jamesetta Wolokollie (center) will meet today with the opposing parties led by embattled Speaker Alex Tyler (left) and Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue

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A woman living in the Caldwell vicinity has brought to the attention of the media that she has been scammed out of hundreds of dollars by a man claiming to help her to go to the United States.

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