President Sirleaf Makes New Appointments in Gov’t.

first_imgPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made additional appointments within the ministries of Internal Affairs, Lands, Mines & Energy, Agriculture, State for Presidential Affairs, Judiciary, National Elections Commission and the Liberia National Lotteries . These appointments are subject to confirmation by the Senate where applicable.Those appointed are:The JudiciaryAttorney Joseph S. Fayiah – Resident Judge, Criminal Court ECounselor Yarmie Q. Gbeisay – Relieving JudgeNational Elections CommissionMr. Boakai Dukuly – CommissionerMinistry of Internal AffairsRev. William R. Tolbert, III – Peace AmbassadorLocal Appointments:Grand Cape Mount CountyMrs. Tenneh Kpadebah – SuperintendentMr. Mohammed M. Kiawu – Assistant Superintendent for DevelopmentMr. James Seituah – Statutory District SuperintendentMr. Abraham M. Fofana – Asst. Statutory District SuperintendentMr. Patrick Alieu – District InspectorMr. J. Siafa Bodokai – Land CommissionerMr. Philip Quay – Relieving CommissionerMargibi County CountyMr. Joshua V. Robinson – Superintendent, Mboo Statutory DistrictMrs. Roseline S. Davis – City Mayor, Unification CityMr. Wilmot D. Okai – Commissioner, Charlesville TownshipMadam Rebecca Hill – Commissioner, Kaba DistrictMr. Robert T. Williams – City Mayor, Marshall CityMinistry of Lands, Mines & EnergyMr. Willis Knuckles – Assistant Minister for EnergyMinistry of AgricultureMr. Patrick Tarnue Worzie – Assistant Minister for Planning & DevelopmentMinistry of State for Presidential AffairsMs. Mardia Peters – National Youth AdvisorLiberia National LotteriesMr. Claude J. Katta – Chairman, Board of DirectorsMr. David K. Vinton – Member, Board of DirectorsRev. Ellen Fartu G. Varley – Member, Board of DirectorsCllr. Kathleen Pyne Makor – Member, Board of DirectorsMinistry of Finance and – Statutory Member, Board of DirectorsPlanningMinistry of Gender, Children and – Statutory Member, Board of Directors Social ProtectionMinistry of Justice – Statutory Member, Board of DirectorsShare this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Update: LGE 2018 off to slow start

first_imgEast Bank Demerara On the East Bank Demerara persons are trickling in slowly. When this publication visited the Houston Secondary School just a handful of persons were present. At the Peter’s Hall Primary, there were some issues with persons not finding their names on the voters list. The situation was the same at several polling stations at Mocha Arcadia. At Herstelling, voters were in high praise of the GECOM staff for the smooth process and quickness in which they were able to cast their ballots.West Coast Demerara At the DeKendren Polling Station a slow start has also been recorded. Over at Zeelught (east) the situation was the same as only one person was seen there. However, a GECOM staff in the area indicted they expect the situation to change as the day progresses.Yarrowkabra, Soesdyke-Linden HighwayAt Yarrowkabra, several villagers including the Chairman of Yarrowkabra NDC have already casted their votes at polling stations. Reports from the community stated that a fair number of persons are in lines waiting to cast their votes, Other persons are checking to see if their names are on the list. No issues were with names not being on the list has been encountered. The amount is building up as more persons are entering the polling station at Yarrowkabra Primary School to vote.East Coast Demerara This publication visited several polling stations along the East Coast of Demerara including Buxton/Foulis and Enmore/Hope, where only a trickle of persons took advantage of the early morning voting. At Enmore a notable standout was a man, who was differently abled, and toting crutches and a leg in a cast braved his situation to cast his ballot. Voting continued to be slow in areas like HaslingtonMocha Health CentreTuschen, East Bank EssequiboYarrowkabra Primary School. At Hope Secondary, there was once again a notable absence of voters. Persons did express optimism that the voting would pick up later in the day.last_img read more

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Thiruvananthapuram rolls out special welcome for Virat Kohli’s Team India

first_imgTeam India landed in Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday afternoon to a grand welcome, after decimating West Indies in the fourth ODI in Mumbai.Virat Kohli and Co. were received in the capital city of Kerala by huge number of fans and media gathered at the airport. Men in traditional garbs played the ‘Chenda’, the special drums used in ceremonies and occasions, to welcome the team.India and West Indies will play the fifth and final ODI on November 1 at the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram.Thank you Thiruvananthapuram for this amazing welcome. #TeamIndia pic.twitter.com/eCsk4jEbXpBCCI (@BCCI) October 30, 2018The Indian cricket team was also earlier pictured waiting at the Mumbai airport busy with their mobile phones and tablet devices.As we wait for the departure announcement from Mumbai, some of them are playing a very popular multiplayer game. #TeamIndiaAny guesses? pic.twitter.com/Y1n8AdHxhnBCCI (@BCCI) October 30, 2018In fact, the Windies team too posted a similar photo of them at the Mumbai airport and also received a traditional welcome to the city with drums and coconut water. The visiting team felt so much at home with the reception, they literally wrote exactly that in their tweet.Dancehall, soca or R&B? Which one you think is flowing through those headphone? #WindiesCricket #ItOurGame pic.twitter.com/nZTMHW5jDOWindies Cricket (@windiescricket) October 30, 2018Arrived in Trivandrum ahead of 5th ODI vs India.Location reminds us so much of home! #WindiesCricket #ItsOurGame pic.twitter.com/SRGSzLacKzWindies Cricket (@windiescricket) October 30, 2018ODI cricket returns to city after a span of 30 years and incidentally the last match also involved West Indies. In that match, India were led by Ravi Shastri as they beat West Indies by 9 wickets.advertisementREAD – Kohli as Beast Incarnate? WWE star Brock Lesnar’s legal advisor has a suggestionCricket in the city found a new home when the Kerala Cricket Association decided to lease the multipurpose Greenfield Stadium till 2027.India have played only one international match at the newly-built stadium, a T20I against New Zealand at the end of last year. It became the 50th venue in the country to host an international cricket match, as India won by 6 runs to clinch the three-match series.READ – Rohit, Rayudu, Khaleel script India’s 224-run win over WI This time though, India are in a much more comfortable situation, especially after humbling Windies by a record 224 runs and taking and unbeatable 2-1 lead in the five-ODI series.Rohit Sharma (162) and Ambati Rayudu (100) struck belligerent centuries to guide India to an imposing 377 for five after the hosts opted to bat. The duo took centre stage after a rare failure by skipper Virat Kohli.Rohit’s 21st century came off 137 balls with the help of 20 fours and four hits over the fence while Rayudu decorated his 100-run knock with eight boundaries and four sixes.Chasing 378, West Indies simply caved in against India’s clinical bowling attack on what was a batting-friendly wicket to be bundled out for a paltry 153 in 36.2 overs.(With inputs from PTI)last_img read more

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