Gambia’s New President Sworn-in

[Observer] Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow was sworn in yesterday at the Gambian Embassy in neighboring Senegal, as longtime leader Yahya Jammeh refused to give up power.

[Observer] Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow was sworn in yesterday at the Gambian Embassy in neighboring Senegal, as longtime leader Yahya Jammeh refused to give up power.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Liberty Party Vice Chair Resigns

[Observer] With less than ten months to the October polls, Charles Brumskine’s Liberty Party (LP) Vice Chair for Membership and Recruitment has resigned from the party.

[Observer] With less than ten months to the October polls, Charles Brumskine's Liberty Party (LP) Vice Chair for Membership and Recruitment has resigned from the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Convicted Land Dealer Indicted On New Charges

[Observer] Johnny Hills, the man whom the jury of Criminal Court ‘C’ found guilty and is waiting to be sentenced for his involvement in the sale and execution of a deed for 2 acres of land last year, has been indicted again in connection with the sale …

[Observer] Johnny Hills, the man whom the jury of Criminal Court 'C' found guilty and is waiting to be sentenced for his involvement in the sale and execution of a deed for 2 acres of land last year, has been indicted again in connection with the sale of another 1.2 lots.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Sends Bill for 2018 National Census to Senate

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted to the Senate for consideration a Bill titled, “An Act Authorizing the Executive Branch of Government to Conduct the 2018 National Census.”

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has submitted to the Senate for consideration a Bill titled, "An Act Authorizing the Executive Branch of Government to Conduct the 2018 National Census."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sen. Johnson Wants Economic Tax Law Repealed

[Observer] Bomi County Senator Sando Johnson has called for the amendment to the ‘Economic Improvement Tax,’ which led to the imposition on mobile telephone voice calls, the rate of one cent (US$0.01) per call, to be repealed.

[Observer] Bomi County Senator Sando Johnson has called for the amendment to the 'Economic Improvement Tax,' which led to the imposition on mobile telephone voice calls, the rate of one cent (US$0.01) per call, to be repealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Dr. Togba Nah Tipoteh Is to Blame for Liberia’s Problems

[FrontPageAfrica] Blame Dr. Togba Nah Tipoteh for our problems and not President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia. I didn’t know Dr. Togba Nah Tipoteh was ever in the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf-led regime as Minister of Finance and Economic Planning? I didn…

[FrontPageAfrica] Blame Dr. Togba Nah Tipoteh for our problems and not President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia. I didn't know Dr. Togba Nah Tipoteh was ever in the Ellen Johnson Sirleaf-led regime as Minister of Finance and Economic Planning? I didn't know Tipoteh is the bragging Harvard University graduate who majors in Economics and is President of Liberia since 2006.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberty Party Vice Chairman Declares Support for Boakai’s Movement

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Politics is now taking center stage in Liberia as the clock ticks to the October 2017 elections, and self-proclaimed king makers are making decisions to favor their quest and the aspirants they support.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Politics is now taking center stage in Liberia as the clock ticks to the October 2017 elections, and self-proclaimed king makers are making decisions to favor their quest and the aspirants they support.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lawmaker Slams Colleagues Over Summoning of Lonestarcell/MTN

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A member of the House of Representative has described as “useless and baseless” the decision by majority of his colleagues to invite officials of the Liberia Revenue Authority, the Liberia Telecommunication Authority and Lon…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A member of the House of Representative has described as "useless and baseless" the decision by majority of his colleagues to invite officials of the Liberia Revenue Authority, the Liberia Telecommunication Authority and LoneStarCell/MTN to provide clarity on the termination of the three-day 'free' call promotion by the company.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LRA Calls for Concerted Effort in Combating Tax Frauds

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General Elfreda Stewart Tamba has called for a concerted effort among all stakeholders in combating tax frauds and ensuring revenues protection for the people.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General Elfreda Stewart Tamba has called for a concerted effort among all stakeholders in combating tax frauds and ensuring revenues protection for the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Wicked Liberian Legislature Passes Sweeping Tax Increase On Poor

[FrontPageAfrica] “THIS COULD ONLY HAPPEN IN Liberia,” was the reaction of one Liberian to the recent series of tax increases imposed by the Liberian legislature on their poor constituents. According to a recent law passed by both Houses of the Nationa…

[FrontPageAfrica] "THIS COULD ONLY HAPPEN IN Liberia," was the reaction of one Liberian to the recent series of tax increases imposed by the Liberian legislature on their poor constituents. According to a recent law passed by both Houses of the National Legislature entitled, "An Act to Amend the Liberia Revenue Code of 2011 and to Repeal the Economic Stimulus Tax Amendments Act of 2016 to Provide for the Economic Empowerment Tax Amendments At of 2016," the Legislature imposed tax increases on the General Sales Tax (GST), re

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia