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Concerns over major ‘cash crunch’

Publish date: 02 December 2019
Issue Number: 852
Diary: IBA Legalbrief Africa
Category: Liberia

A senior anti-corruption official in Liberia has quit, citing the government's failure to pay his salary and benefits. J Barnard Nagbe, who served in the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission, described the situation as ‘unbearable’. BBC News reports that President George Weah's Government has been hit by a series of high-profile resignations as the country grapples with difficult economic conditions and a cash-crunch. It has also failed to pay the salaries of lawmakers, health workers and teachers.

Full BBC News report