GoL, Kuwaiti Fund Sign US$ 20M Loan Agreement

The Liberian Government and the Kuwaiti Fund for Arab Economic Development have signed US$ 20 million loan Agreement for the pavement of 65km of l roads linking Konia and Voinjama a major corridor between Gbarnga and Lofa.
According to acting Finance Minister Augustus Flomo at the Ministry of Finance, Development and Planning (PAPD) , roads connectivity is an important part of the Pro=poor Agenda for prosperity and development . Read more

ECOWAS Court Orders Liberian Gov’t to Pay US$18M as Compensation to Nancy Doe

The ECOWAS Court of Justice has ordered the Government of Liberia to pay the sum total of US$18,130,778.09 being/comprising monies deposited in various banks by former President Samuel Doe plus accrued interests, to Mrs. Nancy Bohn-Doe, widow and administrator of his estates.
The Court, however, rejected Mrs. Bohn-Doe’s request for US$342,615.57 as legal/lawyer’s fees and US$9 million as compensation for general damages. Read more

Sharing My Experience From Kigali Part I:

D Kaihenneh Sengbeh

Can Liberia Learn Anything?
By D Kaihenneh Sengbeh
We were all happy to go there. Oh, how our colleagues from Mozambique entertained us, singing their traditional and other South African songs on the bus! We wanted to see the hard evidence of a brutal history—and not to be told anymore. Personally, not going there would have left a hole in my heart and doubt on my mind that I had visited that country. So, I was delighted to go! After an hour or so on the gigantic bus that meandered through the good-looking bustling city, we were there: a beautiful panorama, nicely trimmed flowers and grass, fine landscaping and no trace of garbage or dirt. Even those among us who had not liked photographing beg to get a snap or “selfie” there. Yes, you can imagine how the camera phones were at work. Read more

Closing of Nominations for World Bank President

The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has confirmed that, as announced selection-of-the-president-of-the-world-bank-group on January 10, the period for submitting nominations for the position of the next President of the World Bank closed on Thursday, March 14 at 9:00am ET. The Board received one nomination and would like to announce that the following individual will be considered for the position: Read more

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