Govt to Reduce Corporate Income Tax to 20 Percent in 2018 – Fin. Minister

[Business Day] Government is working to reduce corporate income tax by five per cent next year, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has announced. This means businesses would pay 20 per cent of their profits as corporate income tax as against the current 2…

[Business Day] Government is working to reduce corporate income tax by five per cent next year, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta has announced. This means businesses would pay 20 per cent of their profits as corporate income tax as against the current 25 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Japan, UNDP Strengthen Election Security Support With U$1.14m Grant

[Observer] (2nd from left, onward): NEC Commissioner Sarah Jegede; UNDP Deputy Country Director for Operations, Rokya Ye Dieng; Japan Ambassador to Liberia, Kaoru Yoshimura; Inspector General of Police, Gregory Coleman; and NEC Executive Director, Lami…

[Observer] (2nd from left, onward): NEC Commissioner Sarah Jegede; UNDP Deputy Country Director for Operations, Rokya Ye Dieng; Japan Ambassador to Liberia, Kaoru Yoshimura; Inspector General of Police, Gregory Coleman; and NEC Executive Director, Lamin Lighe

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia to Host Regional Celebration of the 500th Protestant Reformation Centenary

[Observer] “I am bound by the scriptures I have quoted, and my conscience is captive to the word of God. I cannot and I will not retract anything, since it is neither safe nor right to go against conscience. I cannot do otherwise, here I stand, may God…

[Observer] "I am bound by the scriptures I have quoted, and my conscience is captive to the word of God. I cannot and I will not retract anything, since it is neither safe nor right to go against conscience. I cannot do otherwise, here I stand, may God help me, Amen," were the words of the famous German reformist and theologian, Martin Luther at the Diet of Worms in 1521.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Open Letter to President Sirleaf

[Observer] Please accept my profound congratulations for your superb and impervious leadership that you magnificently employed to surmount “Superior presidency” in Liberia, thus permitting the peace and unity all Liberians unequivocally enjoy in the co…

[Observer] Please accept my profound congratulations for your superb and impervious leadership that you magnificently employed to surmount "Superior presidency" in Liberia, thus permitting the peace and unity all Liberians unequivocally enjoy in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Oscar Cooper Outlines Agenda

[Observer] Liberia is yet to attain economic prosperity and infrastructural development because of years of bad governance and massive corruption that often go with the culture of impunity, according to Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper. An independe…

[Observer] Liberia is yet to attain economic prosperity and infrastructural development because of years of bad governance and massive corruption that often go with the culture of impunity, according to Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper. An independent presidential candidate in the October 10 elections under the Oscar Cooper Xperience (OCX), the Margibi Senator noted that the country is endowed with numerous resources that would help empower and improve the living condition of its citizens, but the selfishness of p

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Liberian Government’s School Privatisation Program Exposed

[Observer] A leaked copy of a draft confidential summary of the Government commissioned Midline Report investigating the Partnership Schools for Liberia (PSL) program concludes that the program has not demonstrated that it can work in average Liberian …

[Observer] A leaked copy of a draft confidential summary of the Government commissioned Midline Report investigating the Partnership Schools for Liberia (PSL) program concludes that the program has not demonstrated that it can work in average Liberian schools, with sustainable budgets and staffing levels, and without negative side effects on other schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Simeon Freeman Sued for U.S.$850

[Observer] With just 32 days to the elections, the Monrovia City Court has cited Simeon Freeman, the standard bearer of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change (MPC), to answer to the allegation that he has refused to pay a balance of US$850 for…

[Observer] With just 32 days to the elections, the Monrovia City Court has cited Simeon Freeman, the standard bearer of the opposition Movement for Progressive Change (MPC), to answer to the allegation that he has refused to pay a balance of US$850 for the printing of 40,000 flyers for his party's campaign activities. The flyers were allegedly printed by the J. Max Printing Press in Monrovia based on an agreement with Mr. Freeman, of which he had paid US$750, leaving a balance of US$850. The court's decision to cite

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Elfrieda Tamba Has Made Her Parents and Liberia Proud

[Observer] Like her father, Frank James Stewart, Liberia’s Budget Director through the 1970s, she went through elementary and secondary school right here in Liberia. She later traveled to the United States for college and graduate work in her father’s …

[Observer] Like her father, Frank James Stewart, Liberia's Budget Director through the 1970s, she went through elementary and secondary school right here in Liberia. She later traveled to the United States for college and graduate work in her father's profession--Accounting and Management. With talent and integrity, she could have remained in the USA, or sought employment anywhere in Europe, Asia or some other African country. No, Elfrieda, like her father, who trained in Accounting and Management at New York's Colum

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia