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September, 2023


LRA Takes Tax Awareness To Rice Farmers

In a strategic move aimed at bolstering revenue growth and fostering cooperation, the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has extended its tax education and awareness to the National Rice Federation of Liberia (NRFL). Organized by the LRA’s Taxpayer Advocate Service Unit (TASU), the September 27 event addressed several issues pertaining to the rights, privileges, and tax responsibilities of rice farmers and the broader agricultural sector. Topics covered included protest and objection procedures, tax return filing and refund processes, customs valuation, and taxes pertinent to agriculture. The one-day event brought farmers togetherRead More

EU-funded Fisheries Project Completes CMA Establishment -As NaFAA Commends EJF for the implementation

The Environmental Justice Foundation, (EJF) an International Fisheries NGO in Liberia has completed the establishment of the Collaborative Management Association (CMA) in four of Liberia’s nine Coastal counties in collaboration with the National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority. It can be recalled; the establishment of Collaborative Management Association in Liberia grew out of the decision to include communities in the management of the fisheries sector. To implement the decision, the Government through the than West Africa Regional Fisheries Project chose to empower fishing communities with the capacity to better manage local fishery resourcesRead More

Washington Announces Visa Restriction on Individuals Undermining Democracy in Liberia

The United States Government through its Secretary Of State—Antony J. Blinken, is warning those undermining democracy in Liberia ahead of the country’s presidential and legislative elections slated for October10, 2023. In a statement issued September 27, 2023, the United States said it is committed to supporting and advancing democracy in Liberia and around the world but will not hesitate to institute the appropriate restrictions to those bent on undermining democracy in Liberia. “Today, I am announcing a new visa restriction policy under Section 212(a)(3)C) of the Immigration and Nationality ActRead More

United States (U.S.) Department of Energy Delegation Joins African Energy Week (AEW) 2023

The United States (U.S.) has long-played an instrumental role in developing and monetizing Africa’s energy resources, with a strong slate of American energy companies and technology providers driving impactful projects across the entire energy value chain. As the continent pursues a just and inclusive energy transition on the back of low-carbon oil and gas, U.S. partners will be critical as the demand for innovative approaches to decarbonizing the industry grows. During the 2023 edition of the African Energy Week (AEW) conference and exhibition – the largest energy event on theRead More

Liberia: YOTAN Provides Support To Underprivileged Girls

Youths Transforming Africa Narrative (YOTAN) with grant support from Mondu Cooperante has launched a project Title: Enabling the Next Generation of Adolescence Girls through Education (ENGAGE) in Gbarnga, Bong County. This initiative is part of Mondu Cooperante program, The right to be a Girls, a project working to end early and forceful child marriage around the world. The launched brought together key stakeholders including, Youth and Women groups, the Student Community of Bong County, National and International organizations CSOs, Traditional Chiefs and Elders as well as officials of the GovernmentRead More

Tunisia: African Development Bank (AfDB), AMEA Power, International Finance Corporation (IFC) and Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA) launch first large-scale privately-financed solar project

TUNIS, Tunisia, September 26, 2023/ — The African Development Bank ( and the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), in partnership with the International Finance Corporation and UAE’s AMEA Power, today herald Tunisia’s first privately-financed solar project. This initiative is set to revolutionise the nation’s energy scene by cutting power generation costs, significantly trimming greenhouse gas emissions by over 90,000 tons annually, and bolstering Tunisia’s green transition. The partners signed project launch papers on Tuesday 26 September, at the government headquarters in Al Qasba, Tunis. This initiative stands as oneRead More

Liberia: Main Opposition Leader Runs To Court

Liberia’s main opposition leader—Joseph Boakai of the former ruling Unity Party has taken authorities at the National Elections Commission to court after failing to publish the Final Registration Roll (FRR) ahead of the October 10, 2023 presidential and legislative elections. The decision by Boakai to take the electoral commissioners to the Supreme Court through his party was reached after the electoral umpire defaulted on its promise to have released the FRR on September 21, 2023. In his thirteen counts petition in which he is seeking a Writ of Mandamus, BoakaiRead More

Bridge Liberia technical partner, explores outcomes to increase quality of education in partnership with Devex at UNGA 78

NewGlobe, the technical partner of Bridge Liberia, is stepping up its efforts to transform education by co-hosting an  event on the sidelines of the 78th United Nations General Assembly that would explore outcomes to help increase the quality of education in low- and middle-income countries. The event, co-hosted in partnership with Devex, will also shine a light on what is needed to equip everyone from teachers to education ministries with the data tools needed to drive improved learning outcomes for all. The  event takes place on September 20, 2023 inRead More

Speaker Chambers Congratulates China on Its Nat’l Day-Wants Chinese Government facilitate modernizing the Liberian transportation Network

House Speaker Dr. Bhofal Chambers has congratulated the People’s Republic of China on the occasion commemorating their 74th Anniversary. Chinese National Day is celebrated on October 1st every year to commemorate the founding of People’s Republic of China. On that day, lots of large-scaled activities are held nationwide. The 7-day holiday from Oct. 1st to 7th is called ‘Golden Week’, during which a large number of Chinese people go traveling around the country. But this year, the National Day holiday spans from September 29 to October 6, overlapping with the Mid-AutumnRead More

Liberia: Open Letter To Martin K. N. Kollie By Lennart Dodoo

I want to address a few things directly and honestly. First and foremost, it seems you’ve lost your moral standing to be a critic. It appears that you’ve allowed politics to cloud your judgment, and regrettably, it doesn’t seem like you’re being entirely genuine about it. Consequently, your critiques of my work hold little weight for me, nor do they matter to our followers in the public. I understand that you may find favor with a few individuals who blindly support you and your political affiliations and it’s a shameRead More