Monthly Archives: June 2019

IMF Executive Board Concludes 2019 Article IV Consultation With Liberia

On May 31, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) concluded the Article IV consultation with Liberia. Liberia remains a fragile, post-conflict country with weak capacity and limited physical and human capital accumulation. External assistance to Liberia is winding down from its peak in 2016. To address pressing needs, the government launched its Pro-Poor Agenda for Prosperity and Development

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Public Works Minister Nyepan To Appear Before Senate’s Plenary

PUBLIC WORKS-ROADS: Public Works Minister Mabutu Vlah Nyepan is expected to appear before the Liberian Senate’s full plenary on Tuesday, June 11, 2019, to give details on the ongoing construction of the Timbo River Bridge that links several parts of the Southeastern Counties and the deplorable condition of the Greenville-Buchannan Corridor. The Senate decision was triggered through a June 4,

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Rep. Dixon Seboe Wants All By-Elections Postponed To 2020 Midterm

2019-By-Election-Postponement: Liberia has over the last one year experienced economic pinch with regards to it’s budget and revenue collection due to the low cost of its main exports on the global market and other domestic issues. Finance Minister Samuel Tweah has alluded to the growing crisis surrounding the economic and urged a need to budget wisely which would not temper

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2019/2020 Fiscal Budget To Face Serious setback, As Aggrieved Members Vow Not To Act Until Demands Are Met

A document in the possession of The Monrovia Times shows that some aggrieved members representing the Independent Legislative Caucus of Liberia are setting precondition for the passage of the 2019/2020 national budget. According to the document, lawmakers are questioning the House leadership on the whereabouts of two thousand United States dollars intended for scholarships and thirty-one thousand (31, 000) United

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