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African Tax Media Network Formed

-To Bolster Tax Education, Awareness
As ATAF 2nd Media Engagement & Training Climaxes in Kigali, a network, African Tax Media Network (ATMeN), comprising150 tax reporters and tax communicators in Africa has been established to champion the African tax conversation with the aim of enhancing domestic resource mobilization and development on the continent. Read more

Journalists In Nigeria Detained

-Harassed, And Assaulted While Covering State Elections
Abuja, Nigeria, March 13, 2019 — Nigerian authorities should investigate and hold accountable those responsible for the detention, harassment, and assault of journalists nationwide during the March 9 gubernatorial and state assembly elections, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.
Journalists covering the elections told CPJ they were detained and harassed by security services or other armed individuals, denied access to report on polling stations, forced to delete photographs, and assaulted. Read more

President Weah Visits National Identification Registry

-Urges Liberians to enroll
President George Manneh Weah has urged all Liberians to register and obtain their National Identification Cards, stating that this is good for the country.
President Weah said the national registry is useful in many ways including the establishment of a database on the citizens and residents of Liberia, identification of people for various reasons and delivery of government services across the county. Read more

Gender Official Urges Liberians To Contribute, Give Back To Society

By Ibrahim A. Sherif
Assistant Gender Minister Maminah Carr has encouraged Liberians to contribute positively to society as a means of giving back.
Speaking Tuesday in an interview with the Liberia News Agency(LINA) at her Gender Ministry office in Monrovia, Minister Carr stated that giving back to society most especially to less fortunate Liberians will serve as a catalyst to the transformation of their lives. Read more

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