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Liberia Probes $104M In Missing Bank Notes | PYMNTS.com

According to news fromThe Wall StreetJournal, citing authorities in Liberia, the bank notes were for the central bank. If the disappearance turns out to be fraud, the amount would be equal to 5 percent of the country’s gross domestic product. Authorities confirmed that 15 officials, including the so

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IJG Warns Liberia on Delays in Prosecuting Economic and War Crimes

WASHINGTON, DC ––In the past two days and prior to that, Liberia has been stained by lots of serious economic crimes––from money laundering, organized corruption to illicit contracts and the abuse of power to possess state assets such as the International Trust Company (ITC) which has now been renam

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Liberia loses $104 million in central bank cash, bans 15 from foreign...

Reuters, the news and media division ofThomson Reuters, is the world’s largest international multimedia news provider reaching more than one billion people every day. Reuters provides trusted business, financial, national, and international news to professionals via Thomson Reuters desktops, the wor

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$100 Million in Cash Vanishes in Liberia, and Fingers Start Pointing

BAMAKO, Mali — Containers full of newly minted currency worth more than $100 million have gone missing in Liberia, setting off finger pointing and travel bans as officials puzzle over the mystery in one of the poorest countries in the world.

NEW YORK TIMES

Shipping containers carrying $104 million in bank notes have gone missing in Liberia

It was brazen even by Liberian standards. Shipping containers carrying the equivalent of $104m in Liberian bank notes, ordered by the Central Bank from printers in Sweden and China, arrived at Liberia's port and then vanished. The news broke in local paperFront Page Africa on Monday. Since then memb

QUARTZ

SUNU Assurances Liberia Finally Takes Over Equity

A Francophone insurance group, SUNU on Wednesday, September 19, officially took over Equity Assurance Company Liberia Ltd.

LIBERIAN DAILY OBSERVER

Liberia’s Oldest-Living Centenarians Discovered in Beh Sao, Bomi, and Bopolu, Gbarpolu Counties

When in June 2015 the Longevity Researchers in Liberia reported the discovery of a very old Nimbaian woman named Klayonoh Bleorplue, just exactly how old was a matter of debate. Klayonoh Bleorplue claimed to have been born in 1863, during Steven A. Benson’s reign, which made her 153 at the time of h

LIBERIAN DAILY OBSERVER

Liberia National Academy of Music Announces Mid-Year Concert

The Liberia National Academy of Music through its official choir, The Liberia Premier Choral Society presents Mid-Year Concert 2018 under the Theme: “Music and History”. The event is slated for Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 5:30PM at the S. T. Nagbe United Methodist Church, 13thstreet, sinkor, Monr

LIBERIAN DAILY OBSERVER

Liberia Asks FBI To Probe ‘Missing Billion’ Saga

On Wednesday, September 19 the Ministry of Justice in a statement signed by Minister Frank Musah Dean, said that “the investigation is for the purpose of adequately accounting for all flows of monies printed and brought into the country between 2016 and 2018”.

FRONTPAGEAFRICAONLINE.COM

Would US-China Spat Hinder Liberia’s Quest For Beijing Funding?

For Liberia, getting entwined in any contention would be detrimental, but sustaining solid ties with Beijing – that has proven to be a “strong partner” – comes with doles as well. It’s a difficult position to be in as a small economy and as a traditional friend of Washington.

FRONTPAGEAFRICAONLINE.COM

Central Bank of Liberia’s missing $100 million story keeps getting worse

The stunning story of Liberia’s missing money keeps getting worse, with government officials now saying that more than USD$103.4 million disappeared from its central bank. It’s a loss that’s been under investigation since August, and represents a jaw-dropping 5 percent of Liberia’s 2017 national GDP

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A Piece of Liberia Arrives to Fairfield University | The Fairfield Mirror

When entering Bellarmine Hall for the first time, the experience can be a bit daunting. It’s a big manor, located just a stone’s throw away from many of the academic buildings on campus and stands out among the other mid-century brick buildings dotted along the Fairfield University map.

FAIRFIELD MIRROR

FPA EXCLUSIVE: Documents Show Missing Billions Docked at Freeport and Turned over to Central Bank of Liberia

LONDON–Documentsin possession of FrontPageAfrica suggest that the LD$16 billion now drawing the George Weah-led government under domestic and international scrutiny was signed for in February and March 2018 and not November 2017 as previously stated by both the government’s chief spokesman, Informat

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VP Howard-Taylor Re-enforces Campaign for Gender Equality as She Launches LCC’s Women on Boards Network Liberia

Monrovia– Liberia’s Vice President Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor today launched the “Women on Boards Network Liberia (WOBNL), as she urged fellow women to do all they can to ensure that gender equality becomes a reality, according to a release from the office of the Vice President.“The launch of thi

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Dee-Maxwell Kemayah Assumes Duties as Liberia Permanent Representative to the UN

(New York, September 18, 2018) His Excellency Ambassador Dee-Maxwell Kemayah on Tuesday, September 18 officially took over as Permanent Representative of Liberia to the United Nations, at a turning over ceremony held at the offices of the Permanent Mission in New York.

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Liberia: Ruling Party Lawmaker Calls for More Robust Action in ‘Missing’ Billions Saga

Monrovia– Representative Solomon George, a staunch stalwart of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), popular for his outspokenness, has frowned on the government for concealing information of the alleged missing L$$16 Billion, which was firstly exposed by media investigations.

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Liberia: UCI Takes Business Woman to Court for Damaging Facebook Post

Defendant Josephine Karwah Flanked by her lawyer, Cllr. Sam Y. Cooper in Gray Coat Suit At The CourtMonrovia– A Liberian businesswoman was on Tuesday, September 18, 2018, dragged to the Sixth Judicial Circuit Civil Law Court in connection with damaging allegations published on Facebook about the Uni

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Liberia: Pro-Tempore Names Cllr. Sherman ‘Senator of the Year’

Monrovia– Cllr. Senator Varney Sherman of Grand Cape Mount County has been given another feather in his hat. He was named “Senator of the Year” by Senate Pro-Tempore Albert Chie on Friday, September 14. This was at a press conference, which had to climax the First Session of the 54th Legislature.

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UNDP remains a reliable, transparent and accountable partner”- says Country Director | UNDP in Liberia

“In Liberia, UNDP currently partners with over 25 Implementing Partners from government and non-government entities to carry out development support for the people of Liberia… These partnerships enable us to contribute to government’s vision and priorities by building institutional capacities, polic

UNITED NATIONS DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM

When UN Peacekeeping Works: The Story of the United Nations Mission in Liberia | UN Dispatch

In this special episode of Global Dispatches Podcast, we are bringing you the story of how UN Peacekeepers partnered with the people and government of Liberia to help transform the country from one of the bleakest places on the planet, to one of the more hopeful today.

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