As pressure mounts on the government to provide information about the allegedly missing L$16 billion banknotes, Finance Minister Samuel Tweah says Liberians should disregard previous statements and press releases by Information Minister Eugene Nagbe and Justice Minister Musa Dean.
Finance Minister Samuel Tweah has unveiled what he termed as the Beijing Envelope, following Liberiaâ€™s participation in the Forum for Chinaâ€“Africa Cooperation, which ended recently in the Peopleâ€™s Republic of China.
The much-anticipated meeting between the Economic Management Team and money exchangers ended in a deadlock on Wednesday, July 18 at the Central Bank of Liberia.
The Liberian government has signed a new Economic Cooperation Agreement with the European Union for direct budgetary support of â‚¬27 million (US$31.8 million).
Alfred Cheeks, the Central Bank employee accused of leaking documents revealing the cost of Pres. George Weahâ€™s first trip to France, has finally been dismissed from the institution for breaching a confidentiality agreement.
The Bush Chicken has gathered that the National Elections Commission and the Ministry of Finance and Development have agreed on the amount of US$1.5 million for the senatorial by-elections in Montserrado and Bong.
On Monday, President George Weah broke grounds for the construction of the first military hospital in the country in a colorful ceremony at the Edward Binyah Kesselly Military Barracks.
On Wednesday, students from the University of Liberiaâ€™s School of Pharmacy and the A. M. Dogliotti College of Medicine stormed the grounds of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the office of President George Weah, in protest of stipends they said had been delayed by six months.