Liberian Govt 'Invites' Leaders of Planned Protest
Organizers say unlike the three-day protest which shut down parts of Monrovia, the one planned for April 10 will go on until the government can address worsening economic conditions.
Prices of some basic commodities are rising on the market.
Liberia: Govt Raises Red-Flag Against Patel
New Dawn, 3 April 2017
Government has raised a red-flag warning leaders of business groups here against disturbing the peace and hindering of economic growth, saying such actions will not be tolerated. Read more »
FrontPageAfrica, 1 March 2017
President Ellen Johnson has admitted that an error in the new tax law is responsible for an increase in taxes, thus becoming a burden especially on small and medium enterprises. Read more »
Observer, 10 February 2017
David Farhat, Liberia's former Finance Minister and 2005 presidential hopeful, has called on the government to reduce taxes in order to enable the business community to provide… Read more »
Observer, 2 February 2017
As businesses yesterday closed the second day of their three-day protest in demand of reduction in taxes and the USD exchange rate, signs of hope began to emerge as both market and… Read more »
Observer, 3 February 2017
Presley Tenwah, the Acting chairman of the Patriotic Entrepreneurs of Liberia (PATEL) who organized the three-day shutdown of businesses (Jan. 31-Feb. 2) in Monrovia, told… Read more »
Organizers say stores and other marketplaces will remain shut for three days to protest against increment in tariffs and taxes. Read more »