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22 March 2017, 10:26 am

MONROVIA, March 20 (LINA) - The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has announced it will commence a new tax payment scheme through direct bank transfer beginning April 1.

22 March 2017, 10:23 am

MONROVIA, March 20 (LINA) - Liberia’s Permanent Representative to the International Maritime Organization (IMO), Ambassador Isaac W. Jackson, has announced the country’s intention

22 March 2017, 10:20 am

MONROVIA, March 20 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made several appointments in government affecting a number of ministries and autonomous bodies.

22 March 2017, 10:15 am

MONROVIA, March 20 (LINA) – The Cabinet has carefully reviewed a 150-day action plan focusing on agriculture, education, energy, health and infrastructure at a special meeting in Monrovia.

7 March 2017, 2:30 pm

MONROVIA, March 6 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by Proclamation declared Wednesday, March 8, as “Decoration Day” and is to be observed throughout the country as a National Holiday.

7 March 2017, 2:22 pm

 

MONROVIA, March 6 (LINA) - Vice President Joseph N. Boakai, who is in Accra, Ghana to participate in programs marking the 60th Independence Anniversary of that country,

23 February 2017, 3:05 pm

MONROVIA, February 22 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dedicated the Saclepae City Hall named and styled the “Ellen Johnson Sirleaf City Hall” in Nimba County.

23 February 2017, 3:04 pm

MONROVIA, February 22 (LINA) - The Liberian Government will Saturday, February 25, hold a Memorial Service for the late former chairperson of the Council of State, Madam Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh Perry.

The Memorial Service takes place at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville City at 10:00 a.m.

According to a Foreign Ministry release, during the service tributes will be paid to her memory by the Government of Liberia, various women’s groups, among others.

Mrs. Perry died in Colombus, Ohio, United States of America early Sunday, January 8. She was 77 years old.

Vice President Joseph N. Boakai represented the Government of Liberia at the funeral of the late Perry which was held at the Trinity Episcopal Church in Columbus, Ohio, United States of America on Saturday, January 28.

She was laid to rest at the Glenn Rest Memorial Cemetery, Columbus, Ohio, United States of America.

The late Mrs. Perry served as the third Interim Chairperson of the Council of State during the country’s civil crisis from September 3, 1996 to August 2, 1997.

She succeeded Professor Wilton G. S. Sankawulo and presided over the transition of power to Mr. Charles Taylor following the 1997 special elections.

As a civilian chair of the five-member Council of State, Madam Perry served along with warring faction leaders Charles Taylor of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia; Alhaji G. V. Kromah of the United Liberation Movement of Liberia for Democracy and Dr. George Boley of the Liberia Peace Council and two other civilian members, Mr. Oscar Quiah and Chief Tamba Tailor.
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22 February 2017, 2:32 pm

MONROVIA, February 20 (LINA) - Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) Commissioner General Elfrieda Stewart Tamba has been selected as one of the co-chairpersons of the Addis Tax Initiative (ATI) Steering Committee.

22 February 2017, 2:31 pm

MONROVIA, February 20 (LINA) - Representative Edwin M. Snowe, one of Liberia’s five representatives to the ECOWAS Parliament, has appealed to his regional colleagues to appropriately recognize the specific roles that other ECOWAS leaders played in the resolution of The Gambian crisis.