It is 7:54 pm in Monrovia on Tuesday, July 07, 2015

Ms. Ploumen said her business entourage has not come to Liberia for "quick wins”.
The Netherlands Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation Minister, Lilianne Ploumen, head of the Dutch business delegation on a one-day visit to Liberia, yesterday told a Liberia-Netherlands business dialogue that the visiting entrepreneurs see a lot of opportunities in working with Liberia.
The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) will hold its Annual Awards ceremony on Friday, July 10, at the Paynesville City Hall begining at 7 p.m. The event is meant to recognize journalists and media institutions that performed with distinction during the course of the past year.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf yesterday asked a second excuse from lawmakers as she declined to honor a planned meeting with the leadership of the House of Representatives.
Family members of four of the seven persons accused of spilling gasoline on senior police officer Amos Tutu, and setting him ablaze, yesterday could not hold back their tears after a request to bail the men was denied by Judge Roosevelt Z. Willie, of Criminal Court A.
The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has fined the Nation Times Newspaper LD2,500 for “ethical breach” and requested its Publisher, Octavin Williams, to apologize and retract a misleading headline against Vice President Joseph Boakai in a story published on April 8, 2015.

MFDP Minister Konneh (pictured) and his Comptroller were accused by the GAC of not providing documentations for some transactions
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) has sharply reacted to the recent audit report from the General Auditing Commission (GAC) on the Ministry. MFDP said the Commission “chose the path to the style of the sensational rather than an objective and professional reporting.”

Ms. Ploumen said her business entourage has not come to Liberia for "quick wins”.

MFDP Minister Konneh (pictured) and his Comptroller were accused by the GAC of not providing documentations for some transactions

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Full listing of winners from the Liberian Music Awards (LMA):
1.ARTIST OF THE YEAR DENG
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One of several destroyed houses in Foya District

Reports from northwestern Liberia’s Foya Statutory District say a heavy rainstorm has destroyed more than 216 houses including several of the schools in the district.

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