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World Bank approves $40m financing to improve Liberia’s fisheries sector
24-09-2021 | 08:53:00
The World Bank has approved new financing to improve Liberia’s fisheries sector management and enhance the livelihoods of targeted beneficiaries and increase Government revenues.
Central Bank of Liberia deploys chatbot to expand access to financial consumer protection
16-09-2021 | 10:16:00
The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL) has unveiled a chatbot that empowers consumers to instantly file complaints against their financial institutions and insurance providers for misconduct and poor service.
USAID announces $30 million for Research and Innovation centers in Central America and Africa
22-07-2021 | 09:23:13
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced new funding to create research and innovation centers in Liberia and Guatemala.
UAE suspends flights from Liberia, Sierra Leone, Namibia
22-06-2021 | 12:05:12
The General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) and the National Emergency Crisis and Disasters Emergency Management Authority (NCEMA) have announced the suspension of all inbound flights for national and international carriers coming from Liberia, Sierra Leon, and Namibia, effective 23:59 on Monday, June 21st.
Liberia announces Direct Negotiations for 33 offshore blocks
16-06-2021 | 09:39:00
The Government of Liberia, through the Liberia Petroleum Regulatory Authority, working in collaboration with the National Oil Company of Liberia, announced its intention to open 33 offshore blocks (LB-1 to LB-33) for Direct Negotiations.
World Bank approves new financing to increase productivity, market access for smallholder farmers and agri-enterprises in Liberia
08-06-2021 | 10:46:00
The World Bank approved a new financing to increase productivity and market access for smallholder farmers and agri-enterprises in Liberia.
GE Healthcare appoints George Uduku as General Manager of West Africa
01-06-2021 | 09:34:33
General Electric has announced the appointment of Dr. George Uduku, a Nigerian national, as the General Manager for West Africa
AfDB supports domestic debt market development in the Gambia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia
23-03-2021 | 07:23:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) launched a project to support development of domestic debt markets and financial systems in four West African Monetary Zone (WAMZ) countries; the Gambia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia.
AECF launches $1.2 million Innovation Fund to unlock the potential of renewable energy
19-03-2021 | 06:55:39
Businesses and entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe can apply for funding.
MIGA issues guarantees to support pre-construction study of iron ore mining project in Guinea
17-03-2021 | 09:15:58
MIGA is planning to issue guarantees of up to $130.5 million to High Power Exploration (HPX) of the United States for investments into the pre-construction study phase of a high-grade, open-pit iron ore mine in Mount Nimba, southeastern Guinea.
World Bank supports access to sustainable, reliable and affordable energy in Liberia
16-03-2021 | 11:11:00
Liberia’s efforts to transform the lives of poor people have received a huge boost with financing approved by the World Bank.
FAO, CECAF assist African countries fight illegal fishing with laptops
17-02-2021 | 07:23:30
The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)’s Regional Office for Africa and the Fishery Committee for the Eastern Central Atlantic (CECAF) have stepped up support to the Fishery Committee for the West Central Gulf of Guinea (FCWC) by providing laptops for fisheries data analysis.
IRC receives $17.8m USAID grant to scale up health services in Liberia
11-02-2021 | 07:41:00
IRC Liberia received a $17.8 million grant from the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), to support the government of Liberia’s National Community Health Program.
MIGA issues $25.6m in guarantees to Escotel Mauritius for solar power generation in Sierra Leone and Liberia
21-01-2021 | 12:25:00
MIGA, a member of the World Bank Group, issued guarantees of up to $25.6 million to Escotel Mauritius covering its investments in solar power generation in Sierra Leone and Liberia for a period of up to ten years.
InfraCo Africa, Global Logistics Services to commence construction on Liberia Inland Storage Facility project
21-01-2021 | 11:52:00
InfraCo Africa and Global Logistics Services have signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction contract with Liberian contractor, BMC Group, to enable construction to commence on the Liberia Inland Storage Facility project.
UNWTO, ITC collaborate to strengthen coastal tourism in Liberia
22-10-2020 | 13:55:00
The International Trade Centre (ITC) and UNWTO are collaborating in a project on developing the tourism sector in Liberia with a focus on surf tourism in the Robertsport destination.
Rahul De appointed CEO of MTN Liberia
12-10-2020 | 08:40:15
MTN Group is has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer for MTN Liberia Lonestar Cell.
World Bank debars Techno Brain Kenya, Techno Brain UAE for 28 and 10 months respectively
09-10-2020 | 11:56:00
The World Bank announced a twenty-eight month debarment of Techno Brain Kenya, an IT-services company, and a ten-month debarment of its parent company, Techno Brain UAE, in connection with collusive and fraudulent practices.
[Liberia] Lonestar Cell MTN and WorldRemit launch international remittances
23-09-2020 | 14:47:41
Lonestar Cell MTN Liberia has partnered with WorldRemit to make it possible for Mobile Money customers to now receive international remittances straight to their Lonestar Cell MTN Mobile Money accounts.
Andersen Global adds presence in Liberia
30-06-2020 | 09:05:47
Andersen Global has announced an added presence in Africa through a Collaboration Agreement with full-service accounting firm BICON Inc. in Liberia.
[Kenya] Check Point joins forces with Strathmore University to address cyber security skills shortage
28-05-2020 | 08:42:00
Check Point Software Technologies, a leading provider of cyber security solutions globally, announced that its Check Point SecureAcademy education initiative has partnered with Strathmore University in Kenya.
MCA-L supports LERC’s development of electricity tariff regulations in Liberia
27-05-2020 | 07:55:00
The Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission with the Millennium Challenge Account Liberia has begun a Cost of Service Study to gather information on the generation, transmission, distribution, and sale of electricity within Liberia.
World Bank approves $54 million to strengthen health services in Liberia
22-05-2020 | 08:11:00
The World Bank has approved a $54 million International Development Association (IDA) credit to improve health service delivery to women, children, and adolescents in Liberia.
Total pursues divestment of non-core assets in Sierra Leone and Liberia
09-05-2020 | 17:56:52
In line with its strategy of actively managing its asset portfolio and its objective to divest $5 billion on years 2019-2020, Total is pursuing the divestments of several non-core assets.
World Bank to support inclusive growth in Liberia
19-03-2020 | 08:00:00
The World Bank approved a $40 million International Development Association (IDA) project for Liberia to support a series of pro-poor reforms.
Lonestar Cell MTN partners with UBA Liberia to offer mobile money service
11-02-2020 | 07:47:06
Lonestar Cell MTN has collaborated with United Bank for Africa Liberia to offer the Push and Pull mobile money service.
Liberia struggles to meet cassava shipping requirements
11-02-2020 | 07:37:00
Liberia is currently struggling to meet cassava shipping requirements. This poses as a huge risk as the cassava sector stands to lose $15m from a contract with a China-based company.
African Development Fund approves $34.7 million for renewable energy in Liberia
05-02-2020 | 10:03:00
The African Development Fund (ADF) has approved a $34.74 million grant and loan to boost renewable energy access and promote an attractive investment climate in Liberia.
UBA Liberia, Orange launch Mobile Money Push and Pull Service IP
31-01-2020 | 09:58:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Liberia, in partnership with Orange, launched the Mobile Money Push and Pull Service for their customers.
World Bank, Liberia sign agreement to support fisheries sector
27-01-2020 | 08:28:00
The Government of Liberia and the World Bank have signed an agreement to support the fisheries sector.
Liberia Business Association to invest $158 million to stimulate commercial food production
23-01-2020 | 07:22:00
The Liberia Business Association (LIBA) has announced that it will invest $157.9 million in collaboration with other Liberian institutions in the food production sector to support its commercialization.
AfDB allocates €1.2 million to train policymakers in boosting mining revenues in 8 African countries
17-01-2020 | 08:41:00
The African Development Bank (AfDB) has allocated a €1.2 million grant to provide training to help resource-rich countries improve their mining revenues in Africa.
ADFD inks three loan agreements worth $33 million with three African countries
15-01-2020 | 13:08:00
Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD), the leading national entity for economic development aid, formalised three loan agreements valued at US$33 million (AED121 million) with the Governments of Togo, Niger and Liberia.
[Liberia] EU delegation partners with Solidarid West Africa to implement Cocoa value chain programme
15-01-2020 | 08:42:39
The EU Delegation in Liberia has signed a new partnership agreement with Solidaridad West Africa to implement the Cocoa Value Chain Development Programme in Liberia.
Global Agriculture and Food Security Program announces new grants to fight hunger, poverty in FCV countries
17-12-2019 | 06:45:00
The Global Agriculture and Food Security Program (GAFSP) announced that seven projects in countries affected by fragility, conflict, and violence (FCV) will receive grants totaling $97.6 million.
OPEC Fund signs US$85m loan agreements for 4 African countries
24-10-2019 | 08:55:00
The OPEC Fund Director-General Dr Alkhalifa signed a public sector loan agreements totaling US$85m with beneficiary countries Benin, Liberia, Senegal and Sierra Leone.
United Arab Emirates, FAO partner to boost resilience in Liberia
12-09-2019 | 11:53:00
The United Arab Emirates has partnered with FAO to provide $4 million in funding to foster rural development in Liberia.
New grant financing to strengthen secondary education in Liberia
04-07-2019 | 10:42:00
The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved an International Development Association (IDA) grant of $47 million equivalent for Improving Results in Secondary Education (IRISE) project for Liberia.
[Liberia] Financing to upgrade Monrovia water supply system for additional 52,000 users
20-06-2019 | 11:49:00
The World Bank has approved an additional financing of $24.74 million International Development Association (IDA) credit and $5.26 million IDA grant to increase access to piped water supply services in Monrovia.
World Bank Group debars Dongfang Electronics over fraudulent activities in Liberia power project
17-06-2019 | 09:29:42
The World Bank has announced the 15-month debarment of China-based Dongfang Electronics Co. Ltd. (Dongfang) in connection with fraudulent practices while bidding on a power project in Liberia.
Merck Foundation partners with First Lady of Liberia to build healthcare capacity
30-05-2019 | 10:39:00
Merck Foundation, together with The First Lady of Liberia, H.E. Clar Weah, and Ministry of Health will launch new programs to build equitable healthcare capacity and break the infertility stigma in the country.
UNIDO, Japan launch project to enhance job creation and livelihoods in Liberia
29-04-2019 | 11:15:00
Japan has announced that it will fund a project in Liberia to promote social stabilization in the country by creating jobs and livelihoods for vulnerable people and communities – in particular youth.
[Liberia] GLS - NAS breaks ground at Roberts International Airport
09-04-2019 | 16:59:00
GLS and NAS joint venture company GLS – NAS broke ground for a new 2,700 square meter cargo terminal at Roberts International Airport in Monrovia, Liberia.
Over 10,000 Liberia cocoa farmers to benefit from a $47 million IFAD project on food security and market access
03-04-2019 | 10:04:00
About 10,000 cocoa smallholder producers in Liberia will benefit from a new $47.6 million project that aims to improve their food and nutrition security.
South African Airways increases West African connectivity
28-02-2019 | 14:08:00
South African Airways has enhanced connectivity for its customers travelling to, from and beyond the West Africa region following the successful completion of a MOU with Africa World Airlines, the airline’s Ghanaian partners.
Liberia launches country profile, bets on agribusiness to spur economic growth
13-02-2019 | 07:39:00
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning of Liberia has unveiled the Liberia's Country Profile.
[Liberia] Aleph Hospitality inks deal with Marriott International to manage first Four Points
11-02-2019 | 10:28:00
Hospitality management company, Aleph Hospitality, today has signed a franchise agreement with Marriott International for the first Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Liberia.
Liberia community forests hijacked by global logging companies, report
11-10-2018 | 08:44:23
A new investigation from Global Witness has revealed how progressive community forestry in Liberia is being undermined by the logging industry - using a number of shady tricks.
[Liberia] Forested communities trained in community forest monitoring
28-09-2018 | 08:02:00
Over 60 people in forested communities in Lofa, Gbarpolu and Sinoe counties in Liberia have received training in Community Forest Monitoring.
[Liberia] AfDB approves $1m to boost private sector in wood industry
24-09-2018 | 08:00:00
The African Development Bank’s Fund for African Private Sector Assistance, has approved a grant of US $1 million to Liberia, to provide technical assistance to its fast-growing wood processing industry.
EU renews support for General Auditing Commission of Liberia
03-08-2018 | 08:32:18
The European Union (EU) and the General Auditing Commission (GAC) of Liberia have officially launched a new phase of technical support to the GAC at the Office of the National Authorising Officer (NAO) in the Executive Mansion Grounds.
Central Bank of Liberia to withdraw L$4bn from circulation
27-07-2018 | 10:00:00
Central Bank Governor-designate, Mr. Nathaniel Patray, said since the announcement of infusing US$25 million into the economy, the Central Bank of Liberia has withdrawn L$59 million from circulation with just US$ 1.2 million.
African Development Bank approves $20 million facility to boost lending to SMEs in Liberia
17-05-2018 | 07:25:00
The African Development Bank has approved $ 20 million facility to boost lending to small and medium-sized enterprises in Liberia.
Solidaridad West Africa and EU launch programme to boost cocoa farming in Liberia
09-05-2018 | 15:36:00
Solidaridad West Africa and the European Union have launched the Liberia Cocoa Sector Improvement Programme (LICSIP) on the campus of Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County.
Japan works with UNIDO to enhance cooperation and boost jobs in Liberia's wood sector
30-04-2018 | 16:00:00
The Government of Japan has announced that it will fund a project addressing youth unemployment through vocational training and enhanced cooperation with transnational corporations in Liberia’s wood industry.
Lonestar Cell MTN and Youtap launch Momo Pay in Liberia
26-04-2018 | 08:24:56
Mobile network operator Lonestar Cell MTN and Youtap have launched Momo Pay, a contactless mobile payment service for Lonestar Cell MTN Mobile Money users in Liberia.
Anglophone West African countries weather odds to project bright economic prospects, Ecobank research
23-04-2018 | 08:26:19
The economic forecast for Anglophone West Africa is looking brighter according to analysis by Ecobank’s research team in the newly published Anglophone West Africa section of its flagship financial website.
International Land Coalition Africa calls for people-centered land rights in Liberia
18-04-2018 | 08:38:00
The International Land Coalition Africa, a platform of 79 CSOs across 24 countries in the continent, has joined the Civil Society Organisations Working Group on Land Rights Reform in Liberia to demand for a people-centred land bill.
World Bank and Liberian Government sign $24.67m grant to strengthen governance, boost economic transformation
06-02-2018 | 10:17:00
The World Bank and the Government of Liberia have signed a $24.67 million grant agreement for the Fourth Poverty Reduction Support Development Policy Operation for Liberia.
Liberia open for investment, says President-elect George Weah
02-01-2018 | 12:07:00
Liberian President-elect George Weah has declared the country open to investment and pledged to tackle entrenched corruption, in his first speech to the nation since decisively winning an election last week.
Nigeria’s Dangote gets approval for $41m cement investment in Liberia
29-12-2017 | 12:42:00
Nigeria’s manufacturing giant, Dangote Cement, has received legislative approval from the Liberian Senate for the production of cement in the West African country.
[Liberia] President Johnson-Sirleaf launches boss center for SMEs
08-11-2017 | 14:30:00
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has officially launched the Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Opportunities through Support Services (BOSS) center at the Ministry of Commerce.
Liberia launches National Biometric ID System
30-10-2017 | 15:20:00
The Government of Liberia through the National Identification Registry will officially launch and dedicate Liberia’s National Biometric Identification System today, October 30, at the registry’s headquarters in Monrovia.
ASKY Airlines to resume flights to Free Town, Monrovia and Banjul
23-10-2017 | 11:32:00
Ethiopian strategic partner, ASKY Airlines, has finalized preparations to resume services to and from the West African cities of Monrovia, Freetown and Banjul effective November 1, 2017.
LS telcom announces sale of spectrum monitoring systems to Liberia
29-09-2017 | 08:38:00
LS telcom, Inc, a worldwide leader in Spectrum Management and Spectrum Monitoring solutions, has announced the installation of multiple LS OBSERVER sensor-based monitoring stations for the Liberian Telecommunications Authority.
[Liberia] Bandera Electric Cooperative picked to design solar storage solution for Totota
04-09-2017 | 10:49:00
Bandera Electric Cooperative was selected by NRECA International to design and procure a solar and energy storage solution for Totota, Liberia, located 160 km east of the capital, Monrovia.
Africa Development Bank trains 129 young agripreneurs in Liberia
31-08-2017 | 16:38:39
Africa Development Bank is supporting the Government of Liberia to provide entrepreneurship training to young people in the agriculture value chain.
500 Liberian students receive training, start apprenticeships
07-08-2017 | 13:28:04
Around 500 Liberian students have received technical and vocational training at the Japan Heavy Equipment Operator School in Kakata, the capital of the coastal county of Margibi.
European Union injects $11 million into Liberia budget
13-07-2017 | 07:15:00
The Government of Liberia has received a grant of $11.2 million from the European Union (EU).
Liberia to transform renewable energy sector with support from African Development Bank and Climate Investment Funds
29-06-2017 | 07:47:00
The Climate Investment Funds (CIF) awarded Liberia a grant in the amount of $ 23.25 million to help transform the country’s renewable energy sector.
UBA Foundation launches Read Africa in Liberia
27-06-2017 | 12:18:23
United Bank for Africa's Foundation’s initiative, Read Africa, is visiting schools in African countries to encourage young children embrace the culture of reading.
MTN kicks off employee volunteer program with call to share knowledge
01-06-2017 | 09:57:57
MTN Group is inviting social media users across Africa and the Middle East to join its employees in a virtual campaign to break down traditional barriers to education.
Orange expands foothold in Africa with new Liberia brand
19-05-2017 | 12:47:00
Orange, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, has announced the launch of its brand in Liberia. Cellcom Liberia now becomes Orange Liberia.
More than two million Liberians register to vote in October elections, almost half women
17-04-2017 | 10:51:00
Approximately 2.1 million Liberians have registered to vote in the upcoming October 2017 presidential and legislative elections, according to provisional results.
‘Merck More than a Mother’ from Africa to Asia for the first time, in partnership with ASPIRE
03-04-2017 | 10:35:00
Merck, a leading science and technology company through its ‘Merck More than a Mother’ initiative in partnership with Asia Pacific Initiative on Reproduction (ASPIRE), conducted a panel to address challenges and solutions to improve access to regulated fertility care in Africa and Asia.
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines resumes operations in Liberia a 20-year hiatus
29-03-2017 | 09:11:00
Dutch Airline, Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij (KLM) Royal Dutch Airlines has finally resumed operations in Liberia after a 20-year hiatus.
[Liberia] Merck launches ‘More than a Mother’ campaign and ‘STEM program for women and girls
08-03-2017 | 14:34:00
Merck, a leading science and technology company, today marks ‘International Women’s Day’ with the launch of ‘Merck More than a Mother’ and ‘Merck STEM for Girls and Women’ program for the first time in Liberia.
K3 Telecom launches in Liberia
01-03-2017 | 16:00:00
Swiss based K3 Telecom has become the latest entrant in the Liberia’s telecommunication scene promising internet at nearly ten times the speed for a fraction of the prevailing monthly cost.