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The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) slightly exceeded its projected revenue target for the month of October 2018 by US$7.98 million, equating to 22 percent, a release has said. According to the release, the LRA, based on historical indices and seasonal tax, projected US$36.959 million as revenue for the month but actualized US$44.936 million. The amount collected for the month represents 100%...
...Good roads, water, electricity top agenda By Roosevelt G. Jabah (Intern) The Chairman of Guest House Block ‘B’ community in Thinkers Village, Reverend Mulbah F. Zayzay has disclosed that he is undertaking several development projects aimed at improving livelihood for the residents and maintaining that good roads, water, and electricity are top priorities. The community leader, who spoke in an exclusive interview...
Says one to the other, "I have got news for you." "Good news or bad news?" queries the other in response. "Both," comes the instant reply. "Well," says the other, "let’s hear the bad news first and then the good news." "Well, alright the bad news first. The bad news: corruption and impunity appear to be exercising a choke-hold on the nation --...
…Cites ‘vote hiking’ The National Elections Commission (NEC) has with immediate effect quarantined Sinoe County Electoral District #2 precinct #1 polling place 39054 on an allegations of vote hiking. NEC Chairman Cllr. Jerome George Korkoya told journalists on Friday, November 23, that the Commission has quarantined polling place 39054 and ordered presiding officer Grace Dampson investigated at the nearby magisterial office...
-Sinoe official preliminary results puts CDC candidate ahead of rivals Barely a year into its stewardship, the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has displayed signs of weakness at the polls in the just ended Representative By-Elections in Montserrado County, which suggests that the coalition is gradually losing grip of the county said to have been its stronghold for...
The House of Representatives yesterday, November 22, voted to cancel tenured positions from various integrity institutions that were set up to hold the government's feet to the fire independently without fear or favor of being removed from their various positions by the president. The lawmakers emerged with the unanimous decision after a 30-minute debate whether to cancel those tenured positions,...
-Legislature scores zero in asset declaration The chairperson of the Liberia-Anti Corruption Commission (LACC), Cllr. James Verdier says about 80 percent of officials within the executive branch of government have failed to declare their assets despite continued engagement to ensure that they do so in line with the law. Verdier made the disclosure at a news conference yesterday,November 22 in Monrovia....
Credible information reaching the Daily Observer has it that the legal team of suspended Associate Justice Kabineh Ja’neh would prohibit their client from attending the Senate’s impeachment trial if there is no judgment into the Writ of Prohibition filed against members of the House of Representatives at the Supreme Court. “We lawyers will not let Ja’neh attend the impeachment trial...
A joint press release from the United Nations (UN), the African Union (AU) Liaison Office in Liberia and the Office of the Special Representative of the President of the ECOWAS Commission in Liberia (ECOWAS) have expressed grave concern on the recent violent incidents that took place at a campaign rally in Monrovia, ahead of the November 20 legislative by-elections in...
The Liberia Council of Churches (LCC) has announced plans to host its 32nd General Assembly in Monrovia. According to LCC's President, Bishop Kortu K. Brown, the upcoming assembly will run from Wednesday, November 28 through Saturday, December 1, 2018, at the St. Stephen's Episcopal Church on 10th Street, Sinkor, Monrovia. Bishop Brown said that the president of the National Council...

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