General Auditing Commission to Conduct Audits for COVID-19 Income, Expenditure (Liberia)

“Liberia’s General Auditing Commission has vowed to audit income and expenditure directed to the fight against the virus to ensure accountability and transparency of public resources.”

via The Daily Observer (Liberia)

Don’t Use COVID-19 as an Excuse

“On the occasion of the celebration of International Justice Day, the human rights community in Liberia has called on the government not to use COVID-19 as an excuse for not meeting up with its national and international human rights obligations, with reference to the increase in sexual gender-based violence and the implementation of the United Nations Human Rights Committee Concluding Observations of Liberia.”

via The Daily Observer (Liberia)

COVID-19 Surges In Saclape (Liberia)

“The Statutory Superintendent of the Saclapea Statutory District, Mr. Arthur Gonkartee Sahn, confirmed the surge on the local radio station in Saclapea, adding that the local authority is concerned and they are organizing stakeholder coordination meeting for immediate action to stop the spread.”

via The Daily Observer (Liberia)

COVID-19 Food Distribution ‘Not Possible’ (Liberia)

“Commerce Minister, Wilson Tarpeh has disclosed that the distribution of food to households in a bid to mitigate the impact on the population, of lockdown measures intended to contain the further spread of the deadly Coronavirus, will not take place on Saturday, May 23 due to what he refers to as logistical challenges.”

via The Daily Observer (Liberia)