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Lonestar Cell MTN partners with UBA Liberia to offer mobile money service
11-02-2020 | 06:47:06
Lonestar Cell MTN has collaborated with United Bank for Africa Liberia to offer the Push and Pull mobile money service.
African Development Fund approves $34.7 million for renewable energy in Liberia
05-02-2020 | 09:03:00
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 | 08:58:00
United Bank for Africa (UBA) Liberia, in partnership with Orange, launched the Mobile Money Push and Pull Service for their customers.
AfDB allocates €1.2 million to train policymakers in boosting mining revenues in 8 African countries
17-01-2020 | 07:41:00
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 | 12:08:00
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.
OPEC Fund signs US$85m loan agreements for 4 African countries
24-10-2019 | 06:55:00
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 | 09:53:00
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 | 08:42:00
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 | 09:49:00
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 | 07:29:42
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 | 08:39:00
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.
[Sierra Leone] NATCOM signs free roaming agreement with Guinea, Liberia and Côte d'Ivoire
02-05-2019 | 07:43:00
Sierra Leone National Telecommunications Commission (NATCOM) has signed an MOU with telecom regulatory heads from Liberia, Guinea and Ivory Coast to implement the One Area Network work initiative.
UNIDO, Japan launch project to enhance job creation and livelihoods in Liberia
29-04-2019 | 09:15:00
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 | 14:59:00
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 | 08:04:00
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 | 13:08:00
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 | 06:39:00
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 | 09:28:00
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] CSquared envisions ‘Fiberising’ Africa through affordable broadband internet connectivity
25-01-2019 | 09:59:15
CSquared, a pan-African broadband infrastructure provider that enables ISPS and MNOs to provide high-quality broadband through shared infrastructure, has spelt out its operational priorities that are destined to shape Africa’s digital future.
Liberia community forests hijacked by global logging companies, report
11-10-2018 | 06:44:23
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 | 06:02:00
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 | 06:00:00
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 | 06:32:18
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 | 08:00:00
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.
Kwesé partners with Orange Liberia to launch premium TV
05-06-2018 | 06:06:00
Econet Media's dynamic content business, Kwesé TV, has launched in Liberia.
African Development Bank approves $20 million facility to boost lending to SMEs in Liberia
17-05-2018 | 05:25:00
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 | 13:36:00
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 | 14:00:00
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 | 06:41:00
Momo Pay enables Lonestar Cell MTN customers to 'tap and pay' for goods and services instantly and securely with their mobile phone at the point of sale.
Lonestar Cell MTN and Youtap launch Momo Pay in Liberia
26-04-2018 | 06:24:56
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 | 06:26:19
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 | 06:38:00
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 | 09:17:00
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 | 11:07:00
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 | 11:42:00
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 | 13:30:00
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 | 14:20:00
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 | 09:32:00
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 | 06:38:00
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 | 08:49:00
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 | 14:38:39
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 | 11:28:04
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 | 05:15:00
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 | 05:47:00
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 | 10:18:23
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 | 07:57:57
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 | 10:47:00
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 | 08:51:00
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 | 08:35:00
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 | 07:11:00
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 | 13:34:00
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 | 15:00:00
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.