China’s Secret Arms Trade In Africa

China is actively positioning itself as a major supplier of arms to the African continent. Beyond the commercial objective of increasing sales of Chinese manufactured weapons and military equipment, China also seeks to control a greater...

China To Admit Liberia In ‘One Belt, One Road’ Initiative

Chinese President Xi Jinping has directed relevant Chinese officials to begin implementing modalities with their Liberian counterparts to ensure Liberia’s admittance to China’s flagship development plan, the One Belt, One Road Initiative. According to Liberia’s...

Liberia, China Sign US$54million Aid Deal

  Liberia and China have pledged to strengthen ties between the two countries. Both countries made the pledge when President George Manneh Weah met the President Xi Jinping, during bilateral discussions ahead of the 2018 Beijing...

Trump Sees Africa for Markets

When Donald Trump won the US Presidency in November 2016, a commentator writing in Quartz Africa warned Africa would “fall off the map.” Before he hosted Nigerian and Kenyan leaders at the White House, Trump...

Ecobank Foundation partners Global Fund to hold two-day Financial Management Workshop for Health...

Ecobank, in partnership with the Global Fund and Humentum, has organized a 2-day financial management workshop for healthcare practitioners in Liberia. The main goal of the workshop was to train and empower employees of...

Monrovia City Corporation to Deal in Waste to Energy, Plastic Recycling

  Amid the mounting financial and logistical challenges to rid the City of Monrovia of garbage, the Mayor, Jefferson Koijee, has disclosed plans to expand the City Corporation’s revenue generation through value addition in the...

Court Records Reveal ZTE’s Corruption Scheme in Liberia

Court documents newly unveiled from a civil lawsuit filed in Dallas, Texas, have revealed how Chinese telecoms giant ZTE bribed Liberian officials to win a contract to provide telecommunication services in the West African...

Arab Bank, African Capacity-Building Foundation to Provide “Seed Funds” to women cooperatives in Liberia

The Government of Liberia through the Macroeconomic Policy Analysis Center (LIMPAC) at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning with support from the Arab Bank for Economic Development in Africa (BADEA), and the African...

LEC Ends ‘Flat Rate’ Regime

The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) announced in a statement Friday it has ceased to offer and provide Flat Rate and Direct Supply to customers. Crews of the LEC have been ordered to refrain from...

LRA Records US$34 Million Revenue End July

  The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has recorded US$34.04 million as revenue collection for the month of July 2018, describing it as a ‘good starting’ for fiscal year 2018/19. The amount collected is slightly below the...