Liberia: Latest News
Dana Sanchez, 3:16 pm
A third of African countries have economies growing by more than 6 percent and almost half of them – 26 out of 54 – are now considered middle income countries, according to a new report by African Development Bank. This growth was driven by the private sector. Looking ahead, growth will rely on regional economic co-operation […]
Makula Dunbar, 12:00 pm
A $22.5 million loan and the Central Bank of Liberia’s (CBL) operational guidelines is the cause of the state Senate’s most pressing concern. The Senate Standing Committee on Banking and Currency, Judiciary, Claims and Petition recently called on financial experts to discuss public and private sector central banking ties as they relate to Liberia’s organic law, The Inquirer reported.
Dana Sanchez, 2:44 pm
Sub-Saharan African will need more than $300 billion to achieve universal access to power by 2030, according to a report by the International Energy Agency.
Makula Dunbar, 12:13 pm
Sunday June 30 President Obama spoke at the University of Cape Town where he announced the U.S.’s pledge to support power sector stability across Africa.
Makula Dunbar, 2:01 pm
Malaysian palm oil giant Sime Darby Plantation has finally been granted permissions to develop 5,000 hectares of farm land in Liberia. Despite prior land grab accusations by Environmental lobbyist Friends of the Earth, villagers and Liberian officials witnessed the signing of a memorandum Friday June 28, The Star Online Reported.
Dana Sanchez, 3:51 pm
Simandou is said to hold more than 26 billion tonnes of high grade ore worth more than $50 billion to whoever is granted the licence to mine it, according to a report.
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