The price of petroleum products such as gasoline and diesel has increased sharply on the Liberian market.
The General Auditing Commission has released its report on the US$25 million used to mop-up excess Liberian dollars on the market. The report shows many discrepancies between what the Central Bank reported and what the investigators found.
Last week, Monrovia saw a series of interest events and happenings. The events focused on politics and the economic, thus attracting media coverage. This article gives a pictorial review of the week’s activities.
The Minister for Commerce and Industry, Wilson Tarpeh has blamed the recent artificial shortage of gasoline in the country to ‘misunderstanding’ by petroleum importers regarding the collection of road funds announced by the government.
Across Monrovia, the gas stations of major distributors of petroleum products have been shut, with signs placed at the fueling stations noting that the stations are out of the key commodity.
Liberia’s national team may have failed to qualify for the 2017 African Nations Cup hosted in Gabon, but Total Liberia will sponsor two lucky fans to watch the final game of the competition that will be played Feb. 5 in Libreville.