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IRCL CALLS FOR GOL AND COP TO DIALOGUE

-In The Interest Of Peace
The Inter-Religious Council Of Liberia (IRCL), the group comprising the Liberia Council of Churches (LCC) and the National Muslim Council of Liberia (NMCL), that has promoted religious harmony, peaceful co-existence and responsible citizenship since 1990, during its extraordinary Leadership meetings held on Wednesday and Thursday, December 4th and 5th respectively in Monrovia reaffirmed its mandate and desire to continue to lead efforts of mediation, peacemaking, reconciliation and advocacy against all ills in society as our primary contribution to sustaining peace, democracy and reconciliation in the country. Read more

Scorecard Helps Improve Business Environment, Spurs Investment In ECOWAS

Mamadou Traore

Dakar, December 5, 2019 – The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Commission, with the technical support of the World Bank Group’s Advisory services, has completed the implementation of an investment climate Scorecard to help attract private investors and enhance cross-border investments in ECOWAS’ 15 member countries, which are home to more than 350 million consumers. Read more

‘Hold On All Rent Payment To Pan African Real Estate Corporation’

-FIU Request To United Nations In Liberia
In pursuant of the Financial Intelligence Unit Act of 2012, section 67. 3 (b) which states “the FIU shall trace/monitor property or any assets suspected to be related to money laundering or its predicate offenses, terrorist financing or proceed of crimes”, The FIU has requested the United Nations in Liberia to put an immediate hold on all rent payment to Pan African Real Estate Corporation until further notice emanating from the outcome of due process on the legitimacy of the ownership of the Pan African Plaza, owns jointly by the Liberian and Libyan People that was formerly managed under the Liberian Libyan Holding Corporations. Read more

Pro-Tempore Chie Says Special Session Will Address Prime Economic Issues

The President Pro-Tempore of the Liberian Senate, Albert Chie, has said the Special Session of the Legislature as authorized by President George Manneh Weah will serve as a catalyst to address key economic problems confronting the nation.
Chie, however, is appealing to the Liberian populace for their understanding as the government endeavours to address the situation, emphasizing that “the next few weeks will be difficult with delayed salary payments continuing up to the Christmas season.” Read more

CBL Eyes Digitizing Liberian Banking Sector

The Director at the Financial Market Department of the Central Bank Of Liberia (CBL), Amanso Barnes, has disclosed that the CBL is gearing towards digitizing the banking sector and getting more people to be active in the formal sector.
Making the disclosure on State radio ELBC recently, Barnes said if Liberia has a digitized economy where people are using mobile money and other wallets, Liberians would not go through difficulty in doing daily transactions. Read more

NTA To Introduce Electronic Ticketing Platform

The National Transit Authority (NTA) has disclosed that it is partnering with NUMERIT, a Senegalese IT Company with subsidiary in Liberia, to introduce an electronic ticketing payment platform in addition to its manual payment procedure.
The move from the NTA comes amidst the arrival of 45 brand new TATA buses on Friday, November 29, provided by the government of India to Liberia as a means of bringing relief to about 2.6 million commuters whose destinations, according to NTA, are facilitated by public transportation. Read more

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