Liberia, EU Sign US$50.8m ‘State Building Contract’

GOL, EU Sign US$50.8m ‘State Building Contract’ MONROVIA—(LINA) The Liberian Government Monday signed a US$50.8 million “State Building Contract” with the European Union (EU) as part of EU’s cooperation program with Liberia. Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh signed the contract on behalf of the government in the presence of the European Union Ambassador, Tiina Intelmann, according to an EU release issued Monday. The release indicated that the program will provide funds to the national budget with a focus on critical health services during and after the Ebola crisis,…

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Sanctions: Russia Makes A Desperate Plea To The EU

W O R L D/russia Nov 29 (Reuters) – Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexei Meshkov urged the European Union to lift sanctions against Moscow over the Ukrainian conflict and promised to waive its counter-measures, Interfax news agency reported on Saturday. Moscow in August banned most Western food imports, worth $9 billion a year, in response to U.S. and European Union sanctions over Russia’s role in Ukraine. “We don’t expect anything from our European partners. The only thing we expect is for them to leave the meaningless sanctions spiral and move…

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EU Expect Proper Management of Taxpayer Money

Mr. Editor, Re “EU (European Union) Expect Proper Management of (their)Taxpayers Money”…really? Ha ha ha!? Hey EU! If you put a fox  in charge of guarding the chicken coop, would you expect it to safe guard your chickens? Hell no! That fox will eat ALL your damn chickens…! So why would you give your taxpayers’ money to thieves in Liberian government), and expect them to do anything other than steal it??? Most of these people (government officials) are born rogues! But yet you keep giving them your taxpayers’ money…Why, EU? Have…

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