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Tue, 25 Sep 2018 04:52:09 GMT
Disappearance of $104 Million Sparks Protests
[Deutsche Welle] Liberia's apparent loss of millions in freshly-minted cash has prompted a protest in the capital city Monrovia. Recently elected President George Weah, who's visiting the UN, had urged the public to stay calm.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:04:22 GMT
Liberia Passes Landmark Law to Secure Ancestral Land Rights
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Monrovia -Liberia has passed a landmark law that will help communities fight foreign land grabs by giving them ownership of ancestral territory, officials and activists said on Thursday.

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:59:11 GMT
Civil Society Group Wants Finance Minister Dismissed
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Institute for Research and Democratic Development (IREDD) has called on President George Weah to relieve Finance Minister Samuel Tweh of his position for "undermining" the ongoing investigation of the "missing billions...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 13:50:13 GMT
Senator Kaipay Calls for Independent Probe Into 'Missing Billions'
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In the wake of recent revelation of the alleged disappearance of billions of newly printed Liberian Banknotes, Jonathan L. Kaipay, is commending President George Weah for taking immediate steps in probing into this extreme...

Mon, 24 Sep 2018 12:47:32 GMT
Lawmaker Seeks Ellen Appearance
[New Liberia] "As a Legislator, I have communicated with the Leadership of the 54th Legislature, demanding open appearance of the former President, to tell the citizens of the Republic of Liberia; where she got the authority from to print additional ...

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