The Liberia Revenue Authority says it is investigating a Global Witness’ report that logging companies in the country owe US$$25 million in unpaid taxes.
The presidential taskforce appointed by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to investigate former and current government officials implicated in the recent Global Witness Report has obtained two search warrants for Sen. Varney Sherman’s home and his law firm, Sherman and Sherman.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appointed a special taskforce to investigate the recent Global Witness corruption report.
Global Witness, a corruption watchdog that focuses on issues related to natural resource exploitation, has released a report implicating several Liberian government officials in a corruption scandal involving the publicly traded British firm Sable Mining.
The Liberian government, through the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Corporation and Ministry of Commerce, has dropped the prices of gasoline and fuel oil on the local market by US$0.10.
The managing director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company has disclosed plans for the rehabilitation of its storage facilities in Nimba.