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Rights Advocates Defend CEMENCO

Liberian cement  dealers including  the  Liberia Workers Rights Defenders (LIWORD), has described as “alarming and counterproductive” creeping attempts to “subvert and undermine” one of Liberia’s oldest and most viable partners in progress, the Liberia Cement Corporation (CEMENCO), thereby jeopardizing the jobs of thousands of Liberian workers and the economy. In a press release issued on Saturday, September 21, 2019, LIWORD said the opening of the “floodgate” for importing, granted to some importers of the cement, which is one of the country’s critical commodities, is a clear and present threat for the stability of the cement market, the welfare of 5,000 workers, and the consistency of badly needed taxes for government’s development plan. The group says while it is not opposed to competition in the cement…

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DEWITT VONBALLMOOS  A  SEASON ADMINISTRATOR AND A DEVELOPER

  NASSCORP boss, Dewitt vonBallmoos Think Social Security is just for the retired? Think again! There’s something there for everyone. When we think of Social Security, we usually think about a monthly check when we retire. The truth is the Social Security system offers a lot more than just retirement benefits. There are also benefits if you become disabled, survivor benefits if you die and benefits if you need medical care. All of these benefits offer a valuable safety net for risks that could occur decades before retirement.             The world as a global village, and Liberia being a member, has subscribed to this importance life changing tenets to keep the hopes of it citizens alive. Social security, as a modem…

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Phil Edmonds Sable Mining ‘paid bribes to officials’

. This article is more than 3 years old Campaign group says tycoon’s firms have also bought assets owned by offshore structures   Wed 11 May 2016 21.00 BST Phil Edmonds playing cricket Edmonds played in 51 Test matches for England and has carved out a reputation as a City dealmaker. Photograph: Frank Tewkesbury/Getty Images Companies co-founded and run by Phil Edmonds, the international cricketer turned tycoon, paid “bribes” to African officials and have bought assets owned by secretive offshore structures, a campaign group has claimed. The allegations, which have emerged as David Cameron prepares to host world leaders for an anti-corruption summit on Thursday, are contained within a report released by Global Witness and are based on leaked documents that have been seen by…

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High quality Crude Oil Discovered in Liberia

Following an assessment by DEECO Oil and Gas Ltd based in Nigeria, it disclosed that high quality  Crude oil has been discovered ialong the Jor River in Gbarnga city.Bpng  County Libweia.   According to our correspondent, Sand miners along the Jor River have been reporting the emergence of fuel from underground when they are going about their mining activities. This drew the concern of stakeholders in the County including District #3 Representative Josiah Marvin Cole who recently invited a Nigerian oil company to investigate whether it was actually crude oil. Following the assessment, the Chairman of DEECO Oil and Gas Ltd, Dr. Sunday Ayokunle Popoola spoke to a cross section of citizens at the Administration Building in Gbarnga, on Thursday, July 4, 2019 and “said after…

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   Varney Sherman Drabbles the Court with falsehood

 Testimony is a complete deviation and distraction of  the 62 pieces of evidence gather by the taskforce What was intended to be a major move by former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to redeem her administration’s hotly criticized laissez fair policy on corruption following reports about one of the biggest scandals during her tenure appeared to some citizens, particularly the alleged culprits, as a witch-hunt allegedly perpetrated by the former president to settle scores with her political opponents. The case had been lingering and dusting in the throes of complicated dynamics but it was recently given some impetus for the first time since the advent of the George Weah administration, and wounds created amongst the protagonists are seemingly recharged. Taking the witness stand a few days…

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CIMAF to impact Development in Liberia

  – Established Distribution  site In Maryland County   The  presence of CIMAF cement on the Liberian Market has automatically  created a sharp paradigm shift in  the prices of the commodity  in Maryland, Grand Kru and River Gee counties. According  to  Market survey conducted by businessdayliberia prior to the appearance of  CIMAF product on the Liberian southeastern market ,  cement from cemenco, Futa etc  was sold on the parallel market  at the  price  of us$15-20 per-beg  respectfully. CIMAF appearance has introduce a new price of  a beg of cement in Harper city and its surrounding at the  rock button price of  10 USD to distributers  while retailers now  market  to  earned users  at the price of  USD 11.00. Due  the  high   demand for the distribution…

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   President Weah Wants Citizens Remain Resilient Amid Opponents’ Distractive Tactics

. Monrovia, Liberia –  President George Manneh has called on partisans of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) and all well-meaning Liberians to remain resilient in the face of vicious opposition machinations and trickery to divert attention from ongoing national developments. President Weah told a huge gathering of CDC partisans on the Bushrod Island last week that the June 7 protest was a ploy shrouded in hypocrisy only to distract Liberians’ attention from many positive interventions his government is making to improve lives and develop the country. The President questioned the moral justification and significance of street protest being organized by detractors under the hallowed pretext of “Save the State”. President Weah acknowledged there were challenges in the economy which his government is endeavoring to ameliorate…

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President Weah Markets Liberia’s Agriculture and Transport Potentials to UAE Investors Thursday, 21st March 2019 President Weah and entourage pose with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan Photo Credit: Executive Mansion Photo United Arab Emirates – Barely hours after securing huge commitments from his hosts to invest in Liberia’s energy, road, health and education sectors, President George Manneh Weah on the second day of his state visit to the United Arab Emirates successfully pushed the case of his country’s agriculture and transport sectors which he said are critical to pulling his people out of poverty. “Liberia has a very rich soil, which is further patronized by six months of rain, six months of sunshine absolutely favorite for anything…

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West Africa  is the  world leader in gold production gold

  BME is showcasing its African presence, expertise and technology at the 2019 Investing in African Mining Indaba where it will also highlight its strengthened presence in West Africa. The region is poised to become one of the top five gold-producing regions in the world. “The mood is even more buoyant than it has been in previous years,” says Michael Klaasen, BME’s general manager for West Africa operations. “Almost all the countries in this region have vast mineral reserves that remain untouched, making it a very lucrative area for foreign investment.” With some of the world’s largest deposits of gold, bauxite, iron ore and diamonds, Klaasen noted that it was encouraging to see many West African governments seeking to make their mining charters easier to…

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President Weah Mounts Pressure On Road Contractors

  The President of Liberia, H.E. Dr. George Manneh Weah, says his government remains committed to developing the Country with emphasis on the construction of paved roads and other critical infrastructures in the country. Dr. Weah said his paved roads agenda is intended not only to connect the capital, Monrovia, but also the rest of the country so that road connectivity underpins the country’s enormous socioeconomic development. The Liberian Leader made the assertion Tuesday, recently when he toured additional road projects in Monrovia and its environs In Paynesville Red-light. The  President called on the Coca Cola Road construction team to work with passion and commitment, urging them to take pride in serving their country. “I have come to inspect the road project here and to…

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