The Liberia Cocoa Sector Improvement Programme (LICSIP) was just launched on the campus of Cuttington University in Suakoko, Bong County. It was developed jointly by Solidaridad West Africa and the European Union.
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On May 9, Europe Day, Kiterion Monrovia (Liberia) and the Office of the National Authorizing Officer is, in partnership with the European Union, launching the second film festival in Liberia supported by the EU.
The British Council and Ynaija.com, a Nigerian news website and blog, announced the launching of the West Africa Arts Exchange (WAArtsExchange), a community of the talented artists from West Africa and arts lovers across the world.
The African Finance Corporation, a Nigeria-based multilateral institution focusing on African infrastructure investments, just announced that the Republic of Malawi has joined AFC as only the second Southern African member country.
The servicing arm of the Lebanese Credit Insurer (LCI), LCI Services, has expanded its Debt Collection Services to cover 11 new African markets to support clients in their regional growth and protect their trade receivables.
As a part of the African Union (AU) initiative, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) has announced the launching of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM) with the goal of opening up Africa's skies and improving intra-African air connectivity.
Sweden has announced its investment of over SEK 800 million to the 'Strategy for Sweden'’s regional development cooperation in sub-Saharan Africa.
The High Level Panel on Migration (HLPM), launched in June 2017, held their first meeting in Monrovia, Liberia, on January 15. The goal was to identify and articulate key issues about African migration, plus the challenges and priorities forming the basis of future work by the group.
The Regional Energy Co-Operation Summit 2018 coming up January 24-25 in Abidjan, Cote d'Ivoire, is finalizing its agenda.
Former football star George Weah won the Liberian presidential run-off poll on December 26.
On December 21, the Supreme Court of Liberia dismissed a Bill of Information which sought a further stay on the December 26th election run-off date. By doing s, it determined that the NEC had acted in full accordance with the Constitution, and the election will proceed.
Dutch prosecution officials announced on December 8 that a Dutch businessman living in Cape Town had been arrested on a Dutch warrant. He had been convicted in April of selling weapons to ex-Liberian president/warlord Charles Taylor.
Liberia has just received SDR 14.764 million (about US $20.7 million) from the International Monetary Fund. This followed the
In Africa, perhaps more than any other region, economic inequality is often a symptom of bigger issues. It can also be a cause of other inequalities, including availability of sexual and reproductive health services for women.
A nationwide advocacy campaign will soon be launched in Liberia, to address poor teaching quality and classroom relevance throughout the country.
The Henri Konan Bédié Bridge, a span over the Ébrié Lagoon linking the north and south of Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire’s main city, was completed just a few years ago. It would not have been possible without a new category of financing provided by a combination of private capital and development bank funds.
LS telcom, Inc. (LStelcom.com), a major player in Spectrum Management and Spectrum Monitoring solutions and based in Germany, recently completed the installation of multiple LS OBSERVER sensor-based monitoring stations for the Liberian Telecommunications Authority (LTA).
Last week 129 young entrepreneurs in Liberia went through formal entrepreneurship training provided courtesy of the African Development Bank. The event was focused on training on the agriculture value chain, and was held from August 28-31, 2017.
Healthymagination's Mother and Child Programme just unveiled the 14 social enterprises selected as its second cohort in Africa. Each emerging enterprise is focused in one way or another on improving and accelerating maternal and/or child health outcomes in Africa.
The African Innovation Foundation (AIF, www.AfricanInnovation.org) just announced the prize winners for the 6th edition of the coveted Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA, http://InnovationPrizeForAfrica.org). Innovators from Egypt, Uganda and Liberia won the top three awards.
Warriors in Recovery, a nonprofit in Colorado that helps wounded warriors and veterans, has partnered with Utah-based Africa Heartwood Project to sponsor the very first hand pump water well in Liberia, West Africa.
Liberia was just awarded a US $23.25 million grant by the U.S.-based Climate Investment Funds (CIF) to help develop a 9.8 MW hydropower plant at Gbedin Falls on the Mano River in Nimba County.
Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a major pan-African multilateral development finance institution and project developer focuses on infrastructure, just added Kenya as its 15th member nation.
A new competition was just launched to find and support providers of innovative and scalable financial products and services that improve the lives of poor people in rural areas of Africa.
On June 15, the 10 nominees who will be contending for the 2017 Innovation Prize for Africa were announced by the African Innovation Foundation (AIF) (www.AfricanInnovation.org). The top prize will be awarded on July 18 in Accra, Ghana.