Liberia: Latest News
Makula Dunbar, 2:57 pm
Seven hundred officers and soldiers of the Nigerian Army have been deployed on a peacekeeping mission to Liberia as part of the country’s contribution to the United Nations peace mission in Liberia.
Makula Dunbar, 5:35 pm
Wednesday August 28, U.S. senator Chris Coons (D-Del.) and Deborah Malac, U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, visited a host of farmers in Liberia who are a part of The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Food and Enterprise Development Program.
Dana Sanchez, 1:44 pm
Oil drilling expenditure is expected to grow for all major producers in the region, with West Africa leading. Countries relatively new to the offshore drilling industry, such as Sierra Leone and Liberia, may prove to be future competition for the more established West African producers.
Makula Dunbar, 11:12 am
Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf celebrated a decade of peace on Sunday by attending a prayer service held at the scene of one of the worst massacres recorded during the country’s 14-year civil war.
Makula Dunbar, 5:14 pm
Liberia’s domestic revenue generation has increased by 17 percent as a result of an effective implementation of the Revenue Enhancement project that was recently initiated by the Ministry of Finance. Accordingly, the Ministry says it has collected $77m more than in the previous 2012/13 fiscal budget. The Ministry of Finance says its revenue enhancement project is a legitimate operation that is currently closing loopholes in the system.
Makula Dunbar, 11:58 am
Liberians are expected to receive a major boost in the supply of electricity to Monrovia and its environs following a recent signing of bilateral agreement between the Governments of Liberia and Japan.
Makula Dunbar, 5:58 pm
The National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) has reminded the Liberian people that Liberia is not generating oil revenue as the country is yet to discover oil in commercial quantity.
Makula Dunbar, 11:51 am
While new projects — to be built on behalf of China — are already in the works, the people of Liberia are currently benefiting from use of the Agricultural Demonstration Center, the SKD Sports Stadium, the Fendell Campus of the University of Liberia, the new Ministry of Health and Social Welfare building and a host of borehole wells in addition to other facilities.
Makula Dunbar, 5:39 pm
The money that Liberian refugees and immigrants send back to family and friends in Liberia is a critical part of life in the West African nation as it enters its 10th year of peace following nearly 14 years of civil war.
Makula Dunbar, 4:08 pm
Sub-Saharan Africa is home to nearly half of the worlds usable, uncultivated land but so far the continent has not been able to develop these unused tracts, estimated at more than 202 million hectares, to dramatically reduce poverty and boost growth, jobs, and shared prosperity.
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