SARS Wars – Tom Moyane’s Multiple Storms

[Daily Maverick] On Friday, SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane called a last-minute press conference after a hot batch of acrimonious letters between himself and Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan were leaked to the Mail & Guardian. Moyane was hoping to defend his dignity and increasingly tarnished status as the head of the country’s most crucial economic cog, the revenue collection service. And while technocrats tried to explain away a R30.4-billion shortfall flagged by Gordhan in his Budget speech, Moyane sunk a little dee

[Daily Maverick] On Friday, SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane called a last-minute press conference after a hot batch of acrimonious letters between himself and Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan were leaked to the Mail & Guardian. Moyane was hoping to defend his dignity and increasingly tarnished status as the head of the country's most crucial economic cog, the revenue collection service. And while technocrats tried to explain away a R30.4-billion shortfall flagged by Gordhan in his Budget speech, Moyane sunk a little dee

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Equal Justice Will Ensure Lasting Peace’

[Observer] Lasting peace in Liberian can be attained when every Liberian is considered equal before the law, as enshrined in the Constitution, Dr. Joseph Mills Jones, standard bearer of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), said last Friday.

[Observer] Lasting peace in Liberian can be attained when every Liberian is considered equal before the law, as enshrined in the Constitution, Dr. Joseph Mills Jones, standard bearer of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), said last Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Movee Refutes News Report, Micat Attack

[Observer] The Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE) has taken serious exception to a recent FrontPage Africa newspaper publication and a statement released by the Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism (MICAT).

[Observer] The Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE) has taken serious exception to a recent FrontPage Africa newspaper publication and a statement released by the Ministry of Information Culture and Tourism (MICAT).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UL Students Identify With Disabled, Poor

[Observer] University of Liberia students majoring in Sociology recently donated assorted food items valued at US$850 to over 600 less fortunate and disabled people in Monrovia and its environs.

[Observer] University of Liberia students majoring in Sociology recently donated assorted food items valued at US$850 to over 600 less fortunate and disabled people in Monrovia and its environs.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Abic Embarks On Nationwide Quick Impact Project

[Observer] Angie Brooks International Center (ABIC) for women’s empowerment, with support from the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), yesterday embarked on a nationwide quick impact project on governance.

[Observer] Angie Brooks International Center (ABIC) for women's empowerment, with support from the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), yesterday embarked on a nationwide quick impact project on governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Grand Gedeh College to Construct New Facilities

[Observer] President of the Grand Gedeh Community College County (GGCCC), Dr. Solomon X. Y. Jallayo, has disclosed plans by the college to erect a new building on the campus at the cost of US$1.25 million to host activities of the students and faculty.

[Observer] President of the Grand Gedeh Community College County (GGCCC), Dr. Solomon X. Y. Jallayo, has disclosed plans by the college to erect a new building on the campus at the cost of US$1.25 million to host activities of the students and faculty.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

China Donates U.S.$300 Million Materials to AFL

[Observer] The Ministry of National Defense of the Peoples’ Republic of China (PRC), last Thursday, provided a large consignment of military equipment and supplies free of charge to Liberia’s Ministry of National Defense (MoD). The consignment included…

[Observer] The Ministry of National Defense of the Peoples' Republic of China (PRC), last Thursday, provided a large consignment of military equipment and supplies free of charge to Liberia's Ministry of National Defense (MoD). The consignment included medical and engineering equipment and supplies valued at US$300 million, according to a release from the MoD.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberians Pay Homage to Madam Ruth Perry

[Observer] Liberians turned out in their numbers over the weekend at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville to pay their last respects to the former Transitional Council chairperson, Madam Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh Perry, who cemented her place …

[Observer] Liberians turned out in their numbers over the weekend at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville to pay their last respects to the former Transitional Council chairperson, Madam Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh Perry, who cemented her place in the country's history as the first woman to reach the pinnacle of political leadership in the country

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia