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

News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/20/world/africa/liberia-missing-currency.html
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

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 o...

News Liberia: Liberia Investigates $104M In Missing Bank Notes

News source: https://www.pymnts.com/news/international/2018/liberia-justice-ministry-bank-note-investigation/
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

The Justice Ministry in Liberia announced on Thursday (Sept. 20) that it is investigating $104 million in newly printed bank notes that disappeared. According to news from The Wall Street Journal, cit...

News Liberia: Liberia: 'No One Will Be Spared in L$15bn Saga' – Pres. Weah - Front Page Africa

News source: https://frontpageafricaonline.com/news/liberia-no-one-will-be-spared-in-l15bn-saga-pres-weah/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Front Page AfricaLiberia: 'No One Will Be Spared in L$15bn Saga' – Pres. WeahFront Page AfricaMonrovia – President George Manneh Weah as assured Liberians that no one is going to be spared if they are caught in any financial malfeasance as it relates to the ongoing investigation of alleged “missing” billions of Liberia dollars brought in by the ...and more »

News Liberia: U.S. may aid Liberia in search for missing millions

News source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberia-money-idUSKCN1M11O0
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

MONROVIA (Reuters) - The U.S. government is considering helping Liberia track down more than $100 million in missing cash, an embassy spokesman said, in a case that has triggered a political crisis in ...

News Liberia: US Embassy Issues Demonstration Alert to Citizens in Monrovia - The Bush Chicken

News source: http://www.bushchicken.com/u-s-embassy-issues-demonstration-alert-to-citizens-in-monrovia/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

US Embassy Issues Demonstration Alert to Citizens in MonroviaThe Bush ChickenThe embassy's decision comes amid a planned demonstration to be staged by a group known as the Economic Freedom Fighters of Liberia. EFFL's protest is scheduled to take place outside the U.S. Embassy on Benson Street on Monday, September 24.

News Liberia: Liberia: Finance Minister Samuel Tweah Contradicts Previous Admission of Missing Money

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201809210452.html
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Monrovia — Liberia's Finance and Development Planning Minister Samuel D. Tweah has denied earlier reports of missing containers of Liberian dollar banknotes amounting to L$15 billion. He tried ...

News Liberia: Liberia: 'I Am Angry': Ex-President Sirleaf Slams Weah's Government's Handling of Missing Billions Saga - Front Page Africa

News source: https://frontpageafricaonline.com/politics/liberia-i-am-angry-ex-president-sirleaf-slams-weahs-governments-handling-of-missing-billions-saga/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Front Page AfricaLiberia: 'I Am Angry': Ex-President Sirleaf Slams Weah's Government's Handling of Missing Billions SagaFront Page AfricaMonrovia – Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has frowned on how the reputation of Liberia has been drugged in the mud by the current administration through the manner in which it handled information about 'missing containers' full of banknotes.and more »

News Liberia: Liberia Probes Central Bank’s Missing $104 Million in Cash

News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/liberia-investigates-central-banks-missing-104-million-in-cash-1537442778?mod=hp_major_pos3
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Authorities in Liberia said they were investigating the disappearance of $104 million in newly printed bank notes intended for the central bank, in a possible fraud equal to 5% of gross domestic produ...

News Liberia: Liberia: Mass Demonstration Planners Claim Insecurity after Police Call for Interrogation - Front Page Africa

News source: https://frontpageafricaonline.com/news/liberia-mass-demonstration-planners-claim-insecurity-after-police-call-for-interrogation/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Front Page AfricaLiberia: Mass Demonstration Planners Claim Insecurity after Police Call for InterrogationFront Page AfricaThe mass protest, according to the planners, is intended to demand the government to exert all efforts to account for over 15 billion Liberian dollars believed to have been missing from the Central Bank of Liberia. At least three persons in connection ...

News Liberia: Liberia passes landmark law to secure ancestral land rights

News source: http://news.trust.org/item/20180920130303-j3y7i
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Liberia has passed a landmark law that will help communities fight foreign land grabs by giving them ownership of ancestral territory MONROVIA, Sept 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Liberia has ...

News Liberia: Probe into Liberia's missing $150m - Stock Voice

News source: https://www.thestockvoice.com/probe-into-liberias-missing-150m/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Probe into Liberia's missing $150mStock VoiceLiberia's Government says it is investigating the disappearance of newly printed bills worth about US$100 million ($150.35m) that were imported into the West African nation. That amount is nearly 5 per cent of the country's GDP. Information Minister ...

News Liberia: Liberia Investigates Central Bank’s Missing $104 Million in Cash

News source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/liberia-investigates-central-banks-missing-104-million-in-cash-1537442778?mod=hp_listb_pos5
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

It could be one of the world’s biggest ever bank heists. Authorities in Liberia said Wednesday they were investigating the disappearance of newly-printed bank notes worth $104 million intended for the ...

News Liberia: AfDB to provide technical assistance to Liberia's wood industry - Devdiscourse

News source: https://www.devdiscourse.com/Article/agency-wire/190117-afdb-to-provide-technical-assistance-to-liberias-wood-industry
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

DevdiscourseAfDB to provide technical assistance to Liberia's wood industryDevdiscourseThe 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 fast-growing wood processing industry. The grant will strengthen the capacity of ...

News Liberia: Liberia: African Development Bank Approves $1mn to boost Private Sector in Wood Industry

News source: https://www.afdb.org/en/news-and-events/liberia-african-development-bank-approves-1mn-to-boost-private-sector-in-wood-industry-18513/
Publicated on: Friday 21 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 fast-growing wood processing ...

News Liberia: The Local in Peacebuilding: What We Can Learn From Community-led Organizations - ReliefWeb

News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/world/local-peacebuilding-what-we-can-learn-community-led-organizations
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

The Local in Peacebuilding: What We Can Learn From Community-led OrganizationsReliefWebThere are eight case studies from Burundi, the Central African Republic (CAR), Colombia, Kenya, Liberia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and Zimbabwe, written by local peacebuilders working in each country, reflecting a wide range of organizational types and ...and more »

News Liberia: Liberia $104m cash scandal: Sirleaf's son, officials banned from travelling

News source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/09/20/liberia-104m-cash-scandal-sirleaf-s-son-officials-banned-from-travelling/
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Liberia’s government has released a list of people that are barred from leaving the country including the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, as investigations into the whereabouts of $104 ...

News Liberia: Agric Power Africa Launches US$10 billion Agriculture Project in Liberia - The Bush Chicken

News source: http://www.bushchicken.com/agric-power-africa-launches-us10-billion-agriculture-project-in-liberia/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Agric Power Africa Launches US$10 billion Agriculture Project in LiberiaThe Bush ChickenGBARNGA, Bong – Agric Power Africa, a nongovernmental organization, has launched a five-year agriculture project to invest US$10 billion in Liberia. APAL aims to use agriculture to create jobs, wealth, alleviate poverty and enhance food security within ...

News Liberia: Liberia: Billions' Probe Widens

News source: https://allafrica.com/stories/201809210475.html
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Investigation into the L$16 Billion mystery has been widened by the Liberian government, a move which indicates that President George Manneh Weah is not taking the probe lightly as evidenced by ...

News Liberia: International Justice Group Wants Weah, Sirleaf to Provide Explanation on L$16 Billion - The Bush Chicken

News source: http://www.bushchicken.com/international-justice-group-wants-weah-sirleaf-to-provide-explanation-on-l16-billion/
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

The Bush ChickenInternational Justice Group Wants Weah, Sirleaf to Provide Explanation on L$16 BillionThe Bush ChickenThe International Justice Group, a group that aims to see Liberia's Truth and Reconciliation Commission report implemented, has called on President George Weah and former president Ellen Jonson Sirleaf to provide an explanation to the Liberian people ...

News Liberia: Liberia slaps travel bans on 15 people as it probes missing cash

News source: https://www.bignewsnetwork.com/news/258020421/liberia-slaps-travel-bans-on-15-people-as-it-probes-missing-cash
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Liberia on Thursday imposed travel bans on 15 people, including the son of ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, following a probe into the disappearance of new bills worth nearly 100 million US dollars ...

News Liberia: Bonhams Introduces the Griffith J. Davis Photography and Archives - Fine Books & Collections Magazine

News source: https://www.finebooksmagazine.com/press/2018/09/bonhams-introduces-the-griffith-j-davis-photography-and-archives.phtml
Publicated on: Friday 21 September 2018

Fine Books & Collections MagazineBonhams Introduces the Griffith J. Davis Photography and ArchivesFine Books & Collections MagazineAfter graduation, Davis made three trips to Liberia as a freelance journalist for Black Star Agency before launching his two-decade long career there as US Foreign Service Officer. The U.S. government had established its first full African embassy in ...

News Liberia: Liberia loses $104 million in central bank cash, bans 15 from foreign travel

News source: https://uk.reuters.com/video/2018/09/20/liberia-loses-104-million-in-central-ban?videoId=465947254&feedType=VideoRSS&feedName=Business&videoChannel=78
Publicated on: hursday 20 September 2018

Fifteen Liberians including the son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf are banned from leaving Liberia while the government investigates the whereabouts of $104 million in missing cash ...