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.
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.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced new funding to create research and innovation centers in Liberia and Guatemala.
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.
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
The World Bank approved a new financing to increase productivity and market access for smallholder farmers and agri-enterprises in Liberia.
General Electric has announced the appointment of Dr. George Uduku, a Nigerian national, as the General Manager for West Africa
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.
Businesses and entrepreneurs in Burkina Faso, Ethiopia, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe can apply for funding.
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.
Liberia’s efforts to transform the lives of poor people have received a huge boost with financing approved by the World Bank.
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 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
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
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.
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.
MTN Group is has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer for MTN Liberia Lonestar Cell.
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.
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 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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 has collaborated with United Bank for Africa Liberia to offer the Push and Pull mobile money service.
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.
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.
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Liberia, in partnership with Orange, launched the Mobile Money Push and Pull Service for their customers.
The Government of Liberia and the World Bank have signed an agreement to support the fisheries sector.
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
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.
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
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
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.
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.
The United Arab Emirates has partnered with FAO to provide $4 million in funding to foster rural development in Liberia.
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.
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.
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, 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.
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.
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
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 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.
The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning of Liberia has unveiled the Liberia's Country Profile.
Hospitality management company, Aleph Hospitality, today has signed a franchise agreement with Marriott International for the first Four Points by Sheraton hotel in Liberia.
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.
Over 60 people in forested communities in Lofa, Gbarpolu and Sinoe counties in Liberia have received training in Community Forest Monitoring.
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.
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 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.
The African Development Bank has approved $ 20 million facility to boost lending to small and medium-sized enterprises in Liberia.
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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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 manufacturing giant, Dangote Cement, has received legislative approval from the Liberian Senate for the production of cement in the West African country.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has officially launched the Small Business Administration (SBA) Business Opportunities through Support Services (BOSS) center at the Ministry of Commerce.
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.
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, 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.
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 is supporting the Government of Liberia to provide entrepreneurship training to young people in the agriculture value chain.
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.
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
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.
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 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, one of the world’s leading telecommunications operators, has announced the launch of its brand in Liberia. Cellcom Liberia now becomes Orange Liberia.
Approximately 2.1 million Liberians have registered to vote in the upcoming October 2017 presidential and legislative elections, according to provisional results.
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.
Dutch Airline, Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij (KLM) Royal Dutch Airlines has finally resumed operations in Liberia after a 20-year hiatus.
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.
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.