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“No Missing Container” – Former CBL Governor Milton Weeks Clarify Issues Relating to the “Missing” Billions.

Former Central Bank of Liberia Governor Milton Weeks on Thursday broke silence over the News that 16 billion Liberian dollars went missing between the Freeport of Monrovia and the Central Bank of Liberia. Mr. Week in an interview obtained by The Monrovia Times said he saw the need to make a statement owing to the fact that there were many

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“Transcending Liberia’s Messy Educational System To World Class Is Attainable!” Part One (1)

Transcending Liberia’s messy educational system status to a world-class status is attainable if the most urgent challenges and solutions are given a look at. The inability of teachers to be academically accountable and their performances being regularly evaluated has been a significant factor in the degradation of the educational sector. Teachers are to be weekly checked as per the notes

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Liberian Government Signed Lobbying Contract With American Firm KRL International.

The Liberian government has renewed a new lobbying contract with American lobbying firm KRL International. Liberian minister of foreign affairs, Gbehzohngar Findley, extended the contract between Monrovia and the American lobbying firm this weekend according to an article published by Africa Intelligence https://www.africaintelligence.com/lce/business-circles/2018/09/05/an-extension-for-krl-international-in-monrovia,108322405-gra. The dollar amount associated with the contract was never published but sources close to the Foreign Ministry

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France investigates Liberian suspect for crimes against humanity

France has detained a suspected former militant commander from Liberia’s brutal civil war and placed him under formal investigation for crimes against humanity for alleged atrocities including torture and cannibalism, police said Friday. A legal source said the man, identified as naturalised Dutch citizen Kunti K., is suspected of being a former commander in the United Liberation Movement of Liberia

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No Violation Of Travel Ordinance On Finance Minister’s Official Trip To China

The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has clarified that it has in no way violated the Revised Travel Ordinance of 2016/2017 on the Finance Minister’s official trip to China as reported in the Thursday, September 6, 2018 edition of the FrontPage Africa Newspaper under the caption “Liberia: ‘Pro-Poor Gov’t Minister Pays US$16K to Upgrade from Business to First Class

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Rep. Tarponweh Launches over L$2M Scholarship Fund Drive

Margibi County District Number one Representative, Tibelrosa Tarponweh, has launched a scholarship fund drive in his district for struggling students. Performing the launching ceremony on Saturday, September 1, 2018, in Duarzon, Margibi County, and Representative Tarponweh deposited an initial amount of LD$2million into the International Bank account on behalf of the would-be scholarship beneficiaries. The Margibi County lawmaker intimated that

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Presidents Weah, Xi Pledge To Strengthen Liberia – China Ties- Signed US$54 Million Grant

Liberia and China have pledged to strengthen ties between the two countries. Both countries made the pledge when President George Manneh Weah met the President Xi Jinping, during bilateral discussions ahead of the 2018 Beijing Summit of the Forum on China -Africa Cooperation at the Great Hall of the People on Saturday, September 1, 2018. The Liberian leader reiterated his

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