|Liberian celebrities Faithvonic, Kobbazie, and Master Queen|
Liberia celebrities, including DJ Master Queen, Kobazzie, Faithvonic, Ericgeso, Cypha D'King, Myeonway Cooper, Estrella Yhap, and more, took to the streets to express their views on rape and sexual violence, following the ProPublica investigation published last week in collaboration with Time magazine. The report revealed how More Than Me charity missed opportunities to prevent the rapes of girls by key employee Macintosh Johnson and did not test all of his potential victims for HIV when word got out that he had AIDS.
The collective outcry from Liberian celebrities from around the world, have been pouring in on social media, with most posts reiterating the message that "no one deserves to be raped".
The protesters dressed in black and carried signs like "Stop Gender Base Violence in Liberia", "Liberian girls lives matter", and more.
On Thursday, August 8, 2018, President George Weah had a sit down with 26 political parties of Liberia. The meeting aimed at advancing ideals that promote the spirit of national unity and political tolerance between opposition political parties and the government. ANC, LP and UP attended the meeting as a team. According to Deputy Minister Eugene L. Fahngon, Deputy Minister for Press and Public Affairs at Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs & Tourism, all 26 political parties attended and participated from start to finish. Even though, social media was buzzing about AB Dillion walking out of the meeting, he walked out as an individual and not a political party, "the invitation was extended to political parties and not to individuals," Minister Fahngon stated in his live video. Each political party gave ideals and recommendations, which made the meeting a great success. According to Deputy Minister Fahngon, "there will be future engagements as such.&quo