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Wrong Signal For Liberian Media

-UN, AU, ECOWAS Detest Bad Journalism
The upsurge of yellow journalism characterized by flagrant this regard of professional media practices as well as abuse of freedom of speech amongst media practitioners and civil society actors in Liberia have claimed the attention of the International Community.
Unprecedentedly, representatives of the international bodies in Liberia, including the United Nations (UN); the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) have issued a joint statement last week expressing grave concern on what they considered as “inciting messages”. Read more

President Weah Vows GoL’s Support To Integrity Institutions

-In Fighting Corruption
The President of Liberia, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah has described payroll padding or the placement of ghost names on payrolls, and other corrupt practices as a long existed phenomenon in Liberia’s public service which previous political administrations failed to eradicate. He promised that his administration would continue to take the rightful steps in order to end such practices. Read more

FM, FAO Rep Hold Talks

-Focus On Food Security
Pursuant to a request from the Liberian Government to the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to assist the country attain food security and boost rice production, Liberia’s Foreign Minister (FM), Gbehzongar M. Findley and FAO Representative to Liberia, Ms. MariatouNjie, have held talks in Monrovia.
The Government had asked FAO to help ensure that various fruits and food imported or produced in Liberia are safe for human consumption and to also assist in the production of the country’s staple food, rice. Read more

President Weah Issues Executive Order -94& Proclamation

-Affecting The Liberia Electricity Corporation And Children Under 18
President of the Republic, Dr. George Manneh Weah, has issued Executive Order 94 exempting the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) from duty free and General Services Tax (GST) on petroleum products, including GST on special categories of equipment, materials and vehicles used by the LEC in the conduct of its operations.
The GST exempt for LEC include 85.04 transformers, 85.44 wires, 73.08 light poles and electrical wires. Others in this category of GST are 84.26-84.28 specialized vehicles and 87.02-87.04 operational vehicles. Read more

Local Women Group Hosts 6th Annual Reporting Event

-Generates Over LD$20 Million
A local women organization, Community Women Empowerment Organization (COWEO) will on December 22, 2018 host its 6th annual convention in Kolba City, Kolahun District.
Established in September 2012 in Kolahun, COWEO is working to ensure girls and women have access and control over economic resources as well as create the enabling environment to form part of decision making that affects their communities and livelihoods. Currently, the organization is working with over 80 women groups in three administrative districts including, Kolahun, Wanhassa and Lukambeh. Read more

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