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Ben wasn't falling for that. Instead, he proposed a different partnership. He lied to Joel, and told him he owned a photography business and could use some pretty pictures. "So how about a sunset? How about a nice Liberian sunset?" Ben asked. We asked Ben if he planned on paying for any photos ... Facebook
His plea read: "My name is Joel from Liberia, West Africa. I need some assistance from you. Business or financial assistance that will help empower me." No one responded, until one of those messages made its way to a marketing manager from Ogden, Utah, named Ben Taylor, who answered, but had ...

The former Representative of Lofa County said gone are those days that foreign or local business people will say: "I have the government in my pocket" and they go ahead and maltreat their workers. News of bad labor practice by businesses has surfaced in the Liberian media. Farmington Hostel in ...
As an Advocate, Leelai was instrumental in negotiations with the Central Bank of Liberia which resulted to US$5 million stimulus package provided to Liberian owned-businesses. This facility provided easy access to finance through selected commercial banks to hundreds of Liberian-owned ...
ExxonMobil worked with a company connected to a senior Conservative party figure to transfer an oil asset in Liberia despite "concern over issues regarding US anti-corruption laws", the Guardian can reveal. Documents seen by the Guardian show that ExxonMobil proposed a complex ... corruption

When President George M. Weah promised some weeks ago that he will build Liberia's first ever military teaching hospital, many thought it was just that ... Speaking at the 61st Armed Forces Day celebrations in Monrovia on February 12, the Liberian leader said the welfare of the military remains one of his ... corruption
Monrovia – The Charles Taylor baggage dogged George Weah for most of his run to the Liberian presidency partly due to his decision to tip the former .... fact the Bright family had the largest chicken farm in the Republic of Liberia and so he was involved in business, commerce and with his family business. corruption
Monrovia - A top UN official said on Thursday the world body wanted Liberia to deal with the "unfinished business" of its long civil conflict, for which no one has ever been prosecuted for war crimes. Deputy Secretary General Amina Mohammed was in Monrovia on the eve of the final departure of a UN ... corruption
Liberia's Ministry of Commerce to Enforce Price Regulation on Commodities ... Monrovia - Despite the issue of price control seems unrealistic during the past regime, the Minister of Commerce and Industry, Professor Wilson Tarpeh, ... And this time the prices will be both in Liberian and United States dollars. corruption
Other Ministers were Minister of Commerce and Industry Wilson Tarpeh, Minister of Public Works Mobutu Nyepan Sr., and Minister of Lands, Mines and ... According to the IMF team, the implementation of good policies including measures to improve the business climate and support of the private sector ... corruption
Monrovia - Group Nduom Bank (GN Bank) in collaboration with international auditing and financial firms, PricewaterhouseCoopers Liberia (PWC) on Friday, March 16 conducted a one-day seminar for Liberian entrepreneurs on effective financial management and good bookkeeping practices. corruption
Monrovia — The Association of Liberian Rice Importers (ALRI) has reiterated its commitment to the reduction of rice price on the Liberian market. ... the President also assured the importers of his government's continued support to the business community by providing a friendly business environment. corruption
According to the eyewitness, Dr. Moniba was stopped in the Red Light commercial district by the armed men who surrounded his vehicle and ... The release continued: “The Liberian leader has also directed that all former officials who had purportedly purchased vehicles from the General Services Agency ... corruption
Marking a presentation on the procedures of the by-elections, Mrs. Paulina Doe Hilton, Head of Secretariat of the LCM noted that the two vacancies in the LCM leadership were created due to the replacement of Mr. Dee-Maxwell Saah Kemayah, Sr. by his constituency, the Liberia Business Association ... corruption
Abi Joaudi supermarket has attracted many shoppers in Monrovia. The company has an alleged strong ties with the sister of former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Jenny Bernard. Several insiders at the Ministry of Commerce said the ministry has been relaxing its inspection due to the allege ... corruption
He averred that huge debt owe by commercial customers is putting serious financial burden on the corporation. He threatened to disconnect and take them to court for the money. He disclosed that the government of Liberia owes US$5.7 million adding that they have paid US$2.5 million. “The government of ... corruption

And Cooper is optimistic that once Liberian companies get the requisite support they can produce 40 percent of rice consumed in the country. “In three years we will be able to feed Liberia if they adopt our business module and we commercialized the way rice is grown, produced, processed and distributed ... corruption
Nyema Wisner, Deputy Minister of Commerce, said the Ministry is working to ensure expired goods are not on the market. “Some business individuals are bent on duping the Liberian people; majority of our suffering masses on the streets buy these food. Our obligation to these people is to make sure that ... corruption
Abuja, Nigeria – Liberian President George M. Weah has declared that Liberia is now opened for business to the world, especially Nigerian private sector investors, who ... “If this is true, I urge them not to do so, as l am optimistic that trade and commerce will increase in the near future; President Weah said. corruption
It is alleged that he collected between US$1,800 to US$2,500 from each of his victims for the celebration of Liberia's independence in Australia. The Montserrado District 5 Representative is also said to have collected US$500 from his victims for official passports for the trip under the canopy of the victims ... corruption
Gentle Clearing and Forwarding Company is a Liberian-owned business that is involved in the clearing and documentation process of cargo and machines from the Freeport of Monrovia and other ports of entry in Liberia for its several clients. “In our own way, we decided to make our personal contribution ... corruption
Monrovia – The Ministry of Commerce of Liberia has fined Fuani Brothers US$ 25,000.00 for unilaterally hiking the price of eggs on the Liberian market. ... Brothers is a violation of the Competition Act; the government will not allow business people to exploit the Liberian people,” Minister of Commerce Prof. corruption
This is the largest Liberian owned beverage plant and the only juice plant in Liberia other than Coca Cola. “Our products are very good and comparable to some of the best ones imported. I don't produce anything that my kids and i would not consume. Yet, market penetration is a challenge when we still ... corruption
“If we continue to buy egg here in Liberia, we will only be making Sara Group of Company rich. Because there is no other company producing or importing eggs anymore beside them, so they increase the price of eggs on the daily basis.” Famata Sesay, a local business owner in the GSA community, wants ... corruption
One of the lawsuits has been filed at the Commercial Court at the Temple of Justice under the caption: Petition for accounting by the group refer to as the Association of Liberia Owned and operated Insurance Companies represented by its President Clemenceau Urey. The other lawsuit has been filed to the ... corruption
The President re-emphasized that Liberian businesses will prosper under his administration; that Liberians will no longer be spectators in their own economy and promised to meet with stakeholders who are connected to the business sectors of Liberia to ensure that Liberian businesses are developed. corruption
At an elaborate ceremony marking the official launch of TOTAL Excellium at the Monrovia City Hall over the weekend, the Managing Director of TOTAL Liberia, Peter Koleade Adegunle noted that the launch of TOTAL Excellium in Liberia is not only about celebrating the company's latest fuel innovation ... corruption
He said Madam Jaywheh was a Liberian who lived in the United States for over twenty years. She had a status as US citizen but she cared for her place of birth, Liberia. "She was a business-woman, therefore she spent half of each year in the US and the other half in Liberia," he said, expressing ... Murder
The directive is said to have put the heads of the Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation (NASSCORP), the Liberia Maritime Authority ... Despite the criticisms, Article 54 of the Liberian constitution gives the President the powers to appoint at will and pleasure. Murder
“If we continue to buy egg here in Liberia, we will only be making Sara Group of Company rich. Because there is no other company producing or importing eggs anymore beside them, so they increase the price of eggs on the daily basis.” Famata Sesay, a local business owner in the GSA community, wants ... Murder
This is the largest Liberian owned beverage plant and the only juice plant in Liberia other than Coca Cola. “Our products are very good and comparable to some of the best ones imported. I don't produce anything that my kids and i would not consume. Yet, market penetration is a challenge when we still ... Murder
Koijee is the first Mayor to be confirmed by the Liberian Senate since the end of the 14 years of civil war. All members of the Senate Committee on Internal Affairs and Good Governance unanimously signed to confirm Mayor Jefferson T Koijee. Koijee's confirmation follows an articulate presentation before ... Murder
BOSS is a UNDP-supported project in partnership with the Ministries of Internal Affairs and Commerce and was established to enhance decentralization and support micro, small and medium enterprises policy implementation in Liberia through the establishment of Business Support Service Centres at the ... Murder
One of the lawsuits has been filed at the Commercial Court at the Temple of Justice under the caption: Petition for accounting by the group refer to as the Association of Liberia Owned and operated Insurance Companies represented by its President Clemenceau Urey. The other lawsuit has been filed to the ... Murder
He also encouraged his successor and the new President to buy and build Liberia if they choose Liberalization by “buying and putting Money in the pockets of local business people”. He said no matter how small government budget is; it has given Liberians a right to 25% of goods and services. “Where we ... Murder
“These are unfair trade practices which are causing serious problems for both the business community and the consuming Liberian population,” the NCBAL said in its press release. The NCBAL operates under the laws of the Republic of Liberia and serves as liaison between importers and ports and ... Murder
The concern raised by the lawmaker is grounded on a recent meeting held between President George Weah and the Leadership of the Rice Importers Association of Liberia to negotiate a reduction in the price of the nation stable rice. At the end of the negotiations, officials of the Association of Liberian Rice ... Murder
The Liberian leader said the clauses in the country's organic laws are inconsistent with his pronouncement that “Liberia is open for business”, while at the same time denying those who would heed our call and come to Liberia to invest, when they are prevented from owning property because of they're been ... Murder
Another factor, some custom brokers alleged, is the current tariff from the Liberia Revenue Authority, which they deemed very high. Meanwhile, a Liberian group, Economy Freedom Fighter of Liberia, (EFFL) is calling for the revision of the APM Terminals concession agreement. Mr. Emmanuel Gonquoi ... Murder
About two weeks ago, Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) authorities intervened to address the fluctuating exchange rate but, it cannot be determined if the intervention influenced a drop in the Liberian to the U.S. dollar. CBL Communication Director Cyrus W. Badio told the Daily Observer via mobile phone that ... Murder
Liberia's investment climate is being rekindled by Oragon Group of Companies' many face-changing business initiatives that aim to present a positive image of the country's business sector which seeks dynamism to get on par with others in the sub-region. A duly registered business, the Company is a ... Murder
J. Fonati Koffa, has begun hearing into a complaint against the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) Management Service Contract with ESBI ... He said the contract also denies the Liberian government the right of termination, which in extension limits the power of the President of the Republic of Liberia. Murder
Monrovia - The government of Liberia, through the office of the Special Prosecutor of the Special Presidential Task Force (SPTF), has dropped all charges against Sable Mining Africa Limited and Andrew S. Groves in the case Republic of Liberia versus Varney Sherman, Alex Tyler, Morris Saytumah, ... Murder
The meeting was triggered by President Weah's earlier engagement with the leadership of the Liberia Business Association (LIBA). ... representatives of LIBA to develop constructive and mutually agreeable conversation in order to improve the processes that will be accommodating to Liberian businesses. Murder
The meeting was attended by several representatives from various sectors of Liberian business community including the Tailor's Union; the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL); the Paynesville Business Association and Petty Traders. The Association briefed the President on numerous challenges ... Murder
The saying “Liberia is getting better” is now being practicalised in different aspects of the Liberian business sector, evidenced by the revolution led by Oragon Group of Companies, a legally registered business entity in Liberia, and is fully involve in the tourism and entertainment domains. Boasting of ... Murder
Monrovia – The Liberia National Police has arrested, and is investigating eight students of the University of Liberia following an early Monday morning protest on the main campus of the State-run-university on Capitol Hill. The protest led to the smashing of the back windshield of the official vehicle assigned ... Murder
LIBERTY PARTY, another opposition political institution would later slam the Sirleaf government for allegedly accumulating millions by exploiting the poor Liberian people by phasing Sinkor Trading out of the rice business and arranging an oligopoly of John Bestman, her campaign manager and senior ... Murder
The meeting was attended by several representatives from various sectors of Liberian business community including the Tailor's Union; the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL); the Paynesville Business Association and Petty Traders. The Association briefed the President on numerous challenges ... Murder


 

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