Commerce Ministry Destroys Abi Jaoudi’s Harmful Food

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry Monday started the destruction of thousand tons of contaminated food commodities and other consumable goods that were being sold by Abi Jaoudi Supermarket and the Tree Star Business. Some...

LEC Ends ‘Flat Rate’ Regime

The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) announced in a statement Friday it has ceased to offer and provide Flat Rate and Direct Supply to customers. Crews of the LEC have been ordered to refrain from...

Liberia’s Biggest Palm Oil Project Quits Eco-certification Body

Liberia’s largest palm oil company, Golden Veroleum, has quit a global eco-certification body in response to accusations from a global watchdog that it failed to get consent from communities before expanding onto their lands,...

Palm Spring Resort Sued for Selling Alcohol to Children

The Management of Palm Spring Resort has been sued at the Monrovia City Court for the alleged sale of alcoholic beverages and the resultant intoxication of two minors, Alisa S. Pussah 15 and the...

LRA Engages Lawmakers On Real Estate Property Tax Payment

The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), in its continuous drive to maximize the collection of lawful revenue, has conducted a tax clinic on real property tax at the National Legislature for members of the House...

Court Records Reveal ZTE’s Corruption Scheme in Liberia

Court documents newly unveiled from a civil lawsuit filed in Dallas, Texas, have revealed how Chinese telecoms giant ZTE bribed Liberian officials to win a contract to provide telecommunication services in the West African...

LEC Constitutes Taskforce to Reduce Loss

The Management of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) informs customers that it has constituted a large and effective Task Force with a mandate to commence an intensive program of commercial loss reduction on its...

African Development Bank Approves $1million to Boost Liberia’s Wood Industry

Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire, 20 September 2018 – The African Development Bank’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance (FAPA), has approved  a grant of US $1 million to Liberia, to provide  technical assistance to its...

Maritime Curse – LISCR Collecting Millions, Government Receiving Less

Liberia’s resources continue to benefit few private individuals and a handful of elite public officials while more than 90 percent of the population live in poverty amidst national riches. Once a leading iron ore exporter,...

Climate Financing Hit Record US$ 35.2 billion in 2017

Climate financing by the world’s six largest multilateral development banks (MDBs) rose to a seven-year high of US$ 35.2 billion in 2017, up 28 per cent on the previous year. The MDBs’ latest joint report on...