Customs Duties Waived

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Orders No. 85 and 86 respectively – waiving customs duty and storage fees at the Freeport of Monrovia; and extension of executive Order 78 – exempting the Liberia Water & Sewer Corporation from customs duties and selected items.

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Orders No. 85 and 86 respectively - waiving customs duty and storage fees at the Freeport of Monrovia; and extension of executive Order 78 - exempting the Liberia Water & Sewer Corporation from customs duties and selected items.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Chinese Doctors Teach Liberians

[NEWS] A one-day teaching on the importance of traditional Chinese treatments and Acupuncture was held at the weekend in Monrovia. The teaching exercise was conducted by the Chinese Medical Team in collaboration with the Confucius Institute.

[NEWS] A one-day teaching on the importance of traditional Chinese treatments and Acupuncture was held at the weekend in Monrovia. The teaching exercise was conducted by the Chinese Medical Team in collaboration with the Confucius Institute.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Faces Behind the Media in Ghana

[MFWA] It was a moment of truth and revelation about media ownership, a platform for critical discussions and questions as stakeholders gathered at the Alisa Hotel for the launch of the report on media ownership in Ghana.

[MFWA] It was a moment of truth and revelation about media ownership, a platform for critical discussions and questions as stakeholders gathered at the Alisa Hotel for the launch of the report on media ownership in Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Durban Officials Appeal Costs Order Over Botched Tender

[News24Wire] Sixteen eThekwini Municipality officials, including the municipal manager, a lawyer and an engineer, who were ordered to personally pay the costs of litigation over a botched tender award, have been granted leave to appeal the ruling.

[News24Wire] Sixteen eThekwini Municipality officials, including the municipal manager, a lawyer and an engineer, who were ordered to personally pay the costs of litigation over a botched tender award, have been granted leave to appeal the ruling.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Reporter’s Parliamentary Notebook – Private Political Donations Under Scrutiny in Ad Hoc Committee

[Daily Maverick] Is the price for greater party-political funding from public coffers transparency in private donations? This discussion kicks off in Parliament on Thursday, when a specially established ad hoc committee starts ploughing through 17 publ…

[Daily Maverick] Is the price for greater party-political funding from public coffers transparency in private donations? This discussion kicks off in Parliament on Thursday, when a specially established ad hoc committee starts ploughing through 17 public submissions with a view to holding public hearings later this month. As part of the widely welcomed legislative initiative, public proposals include tightening up oversight even over the existing state funding for political parties represented in legislatures, a donations

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S.$40 Million New Electricity Project Commence By Government of Liberia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Government of Liberia through the Office of the National Authorizing Office, Ministry of Finance & Development Planning has kick-off a contract to put up additional transmissions and distribution lines intended to absorb more electricity to Monrovia from the Mount Coffee Hydro Dam.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Government of Liberia through the Office of the National Authorizing Office, Ministry of Finance & Development Planning has kick-off a contract to put up additional transmissions and distribution lines intended to absorb more electricity to Monrovia from the Mount Coffee Hydro Dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sen. Morais Wants COC Repealed

[The Capitol Times] Maryland County Senator Dan Morais said he is considering putting on the floor of the Senate plenary an act to repeal the COC upon the return of the 53rdNational Legislature from their two weeks July 26th break.

[The Capitol Times] Maryland County Senator Dan Morais said he is considering putting on the floor of the Senate plenary an act to repeal the COC upon the return of the 53rdNational Legislature from their two weeks July 26th break.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Own Your Peace – U.S. Envoy Tells Young Political Leaders

[The Capitol Times] United States Ambassador to Liberia Christian Elder has charged 4th semester students of the young political Leadership School to own, protect and preserve the peace as they ensure greater transparency in the political process of th…

[The Capitol Times] United States Ambassador to Liberia Christian Elder has charged 4th semester students of the young political Leadership School to own, protect and preserve the peace as they ensure greater transparency in the political process of their country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia