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News Liberia » Finance: Africa's First Elected Woman President Has Transformed Liberia

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/africa-first-elected-woman-president-transformed-liberia-787136
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

By 2016, Liberia’s police force had become 17 percent female. Sirleaf turned to women to help her fight corruption and rebuild the Liberian economy. She appointed them ministers of commerce, administration and finance—and some say she should have ...

News Liberia » Finance: Liberia’s new president will have to tackle some very old problems

News channel or source: https://qz.com/1184931/liberia-inauguration-george-weah-takes-over-from-ellen-sirleaf-johnson-as-president/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

In fact, Liberia had the second highest illicit financial outflows relative to trade in sub Saharan Africa. Between 2005 and 2014, the midpoint estimate of illicit outflows compared to Liberia’s total trade was a whopping 83%, according to a 2017 report ...

News Liberia » Finance: Liberia's Sirleaf: Africa's first elected female leader

News channel or source: https://www.standardmedia.co.ke/article/2001266832/liberia-s-sirleaf-africa-s-first-elected-female-leader
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

This is Africa's future, and Liberia is one of its enviable democracies." Sirleaf made use of her international cachet as a Harvard-trained economist, former finance minister, and an executive at the World Bank to get a massive chunk of Liberia's debt ...

News Liberia » Finance: President Weah’s Pro-Poor Policy Versus World Bank’s: More Questions Than Answers

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/opinion/commentaries/president-weahs-pro-poor-policy-versus-world-banks-more-questions-than-answers/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Among the many recommendations forwarded to President George Manneh Weah, I have yet to see any proposal as to how best Liberia can generate the necessary revenue to finance needed programs. Currently, Liberia’s reliance on users’ tax (such as import ...

News Liberia » Finance: Liberia’s Next Fight?

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/21/opinion/liberia-george-weah-inauguration.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20180122
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Liberia’s trajectory since the end of its last civil war ... Mr. Weah should instruct the finance ministry to allocate funds only to government entities with an approved procurement plan. Government contracts for goods and services — which, officials ...

News Liberia » Finance: Akufo-Addo leaves Ghana for George Weah’s inauguration in Liberia

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/01/21/akufo-addo-leaves-ghana-george-weahs-inauguration-liberia/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

The inauguration of George Weah is scheduled to take place on Monday, 22nd January 2018, in Monrovia, Liberia. President Akufo-Addo left the country in the company of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway; the Minister for Finance ...

News Liberia » Finance: President leaves Ghana for Liberia

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/politics/president-leaves-ghana-for-liberia-127688
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Liberia. This was contained in a statement copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra. The President was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, National Security Minister Albert Kan-Dapaah and officials ...

News Liberia » Finance: Liberia Opens Maritime Training Institute

News channel or source: https://www.maritimeprofessional.com/news/liberia-opens-maritime-training-institute-313075
Publication date: hursday 18 January 2018

Liberia, on January 5. The facility is named after John G Bestman, former Liberian finance minister and a member of the board of governors of the Central Bank of Liberia. Under the management of the Liberian International Ship & Corporate Registry (LISCR ...

News Liberia » Finance: Former football star George Weah sworn in as Liberia’s president

News channel or source: https://www.independent.ie/world-news/former-football-star-george-weah-sworn-in-as-liberias-president-36516703.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

I have many plans for Liberia. Be ready for visible and major positive changes ... Eurozone leaders hail Greece’s emergence from financial crisis By Tom Ross Greece is expected to pass the latest review of its bailout programme, putting it on ...

News Liberia » Finance: Liberia’s George Weah rolls out early appointments

News channel or source: https://www.today.ng/news/africa/65119/liberias-george-weah-rolls-early-appointments
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Less than 24 hours after his inauguration, Liberia’s President George Weah ... Mr. Samuel Tweh, a long-time member of the CDC, is to serve as Minister of Finance and Development Planning. Until his appointment, Tweh worked as an economic consultant ...