A mining company sought to open doors throughout West Africa with bribes, a huge leak of internal emails shows Senior politicians in the governments of Guinea and Liberia took bribes from the publicly quotedBritish company Sable Mining Africa Limited to facilitate access to valuable mining concessions, a leak of internal company emails and documents has revealed. The data detail how Sable Mining, which is listed on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) of the London Stock Exchange, sought favours and were leaked to the anti-corruption campaign group Global Witness and seen by Africa Confidential. AC conducted additional research.
The child support case involving Montserrado County Senator and CDC Political Leader, George Manneh Weah has been a topical issue with claims and counterclaims emanating from CDcians and non-CDCians. As a result of this situation, the man who is generally preferred and positioned to bear the standard of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) in 2017 General and Presidential Elections has been undergoing public scrutiny and ethical examination for almost a week now.
This is a smear campaign to tarnish the work of the most creditable, the only one in the Sirleaf not to be tainted by corruption, the most professional, the most honest, the no nonsense corruption busting czar, former Auditor General of Liberia, Mr. John Morlu. This is intended to give President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf a clean slate, but let the truth be told and exposed. Publish all the darn GAC audit reports.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is arcane to balance the centrist-like editorial of the FrontPage Africa newspaper, Vol. 10 No. 81 of Monday, May 2, 2016 under the caption: “The Government of Liberia Wasteful Diplomacy – Time for Government to Consider Cutting Cost”.
Distinguished Chair and Honorable Members of the Senate Ways, Means, Finance, and Budget Committee; Other Distinguished Senators and Members of the Legislature; My Family, Friends and Well Wishers; Members of the Press; the People of Liberia; Ladies and Gentlemen.
The seeming implosion of the “Coalition of the Willing” or “Rainbow Coalition” in Bong County, even before it started, is indicative of the nature of politics in Liberia, just as it shows the centrality of the George Weah enigma to national elections.
The Liberian private sector is an amorphous group of people with different goals and aspirations. They also have different capacities as reflected in the ownership of capital stock in the economy and their position in the national wealth quintile. But, in order for them to play a critical role in the post-Ebola economic recovery process, there is a need to align their objectives, so as to bring about better coordination to accelerate the economic recovery process.
On August 5, 2014, the Government of Liberia announced the opening of the Liberia Basin Bid round for four offshore oil blocks: LB-6, LB-7, LB-16 and LB-17 in spite of the fact that the Government, in 2012, pledÅged not to award new oil concessions until it had first passed new legislation necessary to regulate the oil sector.