Details Emerge of How NEC Rejected Sulunteh’s Nomination

[Observer] Details have started emerging about the National Elections Commission (NEC) decision to reject the nomination of Ambassador Jeremiah Congbeh Sulunteh, vice presidential aspirant of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC).

[Observer] Details have started emerging about the National Elections Commission (NEC) decision to reject the nomination of Ambassador Jeremiah Congbeh Sulunteh, vice presidential aspirant of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Govt Rebuffs ‘Deficit’ Claims

[Observer] The Liberian government boasts of a surplus of US$1.8 million as an amount brought forward from the 2016/2017 budget year to the FY17/18 that was just passed by the National Legislature. This revelation is was made yesterday as the governmen…

[Observer] The Liberian government boasts of a surplus of US$1.8 million as an amount brought forward from the 2016/2017 budget year to the FY17/18 that was just passed by the National Legislature. This revelation is was made yesterday as the government, through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) said it "has been constrained to respond to reports that it is experiencing its biggest deficit in the amount of US$41.8 million for the just ended 2016/2017 fiscal year."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

IMF Staff Concludes Visit

[IMF] An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Michel Lazare visited Mozambique from July 10-19, 2017 to discuss with the authorities measures needed to follow up on the recent audit report of EMATUM, Proindicus, and MAM public sector com…

[IMF] An International Monetary Fund (IMF) staff team led by Michel Lazare visited Mozambique from July 10-19, 2017 to discuss with the authorities measures needed to follow up on the recent audit report of EMATUM, Proindicus, and MAM public sector companies. The team also assessed recent economic developments and discussed monetary and fiscal policies in the context of the 2018 budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Brumskine Confident

[New Republic] The political leader of the opposition Liberty Party(LP), Cllr. Charles W. Brumskine said they are confident that their Vice Standard Bearer Mr. Harrison Karnwea will take part in the elections as the case of him is different from that o…

[New Republic] The political leader of the opposition Liberty Party(LP), Cllr. Charles W. Brumskine said they are confident that their Vice Standard Bearer Mr. Harrison Karnwea will take part in the elections as the case of him is different from that of others.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Pro-Ngafuan U.S.-Based Group’s President Resigns

[New Republic] The founder and President of a US-based Group, ‘Diaspora Youth and Students for Ngafuan 2017’ has with immediate effect tendered in his resignation from the organization.

[New Republic] The founder and President of a US-based Group, 'Diaspora Youth and Students for Ngafuan 2017' has with immediate effect tendered in his resignation from the organization.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘I Want to Be a Different Lawmaker’

[New Republic] Days after he was certified by the electoral Body, National Elections Commission (NEC), to contest the pending elections in October, Grand Kru District #1 Legislative Aspirant has unveiled his plan and vision for the District, promising …

[New Republic] Days after he was certified by the electoral Body, National Elections Commission (NEC), to contest the pending elections in October, Grand Kru District #1 Legislative Aspirant has unveiled his plan and vision for the District, promising to tackle the perennial problems of poor healthcare, educational backwardness and bad road conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC Lawmakers Want Nuquay Recused

[New Republic] Representative Bhofal Chambers of Maryland County and the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) has joined his party colleague, Representative Acarious Gray in calling for the recusal of House Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay due to his preferment…

[New Republic] Representative Bhofal Chambers of Maryland County and the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) has joined his party colleague, Representative Acarious Gray in calling for the recusal of House Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay due to his preferment as running mate by Vice President Joseph Boakai, but the demand seems to be getting nowhere.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecowas Elections Commissioners Visit Supreme Court

[New Republic] A high-powered delegation from the ECOWAS Network of Elections Commissioners (ECONEC) Tuesday paid a curtesy call on the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia.

[New Republic] A high-powered delegation from the ECOWAS Network of Elections Commissioners (ECONEC) Tuesday paid a curtesy call on the Chief Justice and Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Citizens Are Finally Paying Taxes for the Good of the Country

[Deutsche Welle] It looks as if Tanzania’s push to get its citizens and foreign investors to pay more taxes and reduce donor dependency is working, writes Anaclet Rwegayura.

[Deutsche Welle] It looks as if Tanzania's push to get its citizens and foreign investors to pay more taxes and reduce donor dependency is working, writes Anaclet Rwegayura.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania