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Additional Financing To Support 10,000 Vulnerable Youth In Rural Liberia

MONROVIA, April 18, 2019 – The World Bank and the Liberian Government have signed the Youth Opportunities Project (YOP) Additional Financing (AF) Grant Agreement of US$1.5 million to provide additional support to youth under the Productive Public Works component of the YOP. It will also strengthen various aspects of project implementation, including monitoring and evaluation. Read more

LRA Listed Among Top 5 FOI Compliant Public Entities

The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has been named as one of the five most compliant public entities in the implementation of the Country’s Freedom of Information (FOI) Law.
In its Annual Compliance Progress Report Card released recently, the Independent Information Commission (IIC) named the LRA and four other government ministries and agencies as the Most Compliant out of 66 public institutions assessed. Read more

We-Fi Regional Summit Calls For Urgent Public And Private Sector Action

-To Support Women Entrepreneurs In West Africa
Heads of state, ministers, leaders of multilateral development banks, private sector executives, women entrepreneurs, and contributing governments of the Women Entrepreneurs Finance Initiative (We-Fi) convened today at the first We-Fi Regional Summit to discuss concrete ways to strengthen support for women-led small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in West Africa. Read more

President Weah Inspects Fleet of Motor Vehicles

President Weah inspecting one of the motorbikes presented to the LNP by the LTM

His Excellency President George Manneh Weah Tuesday, April 16, 2019 inspected a fleet of vehicles, tow trucks, motorbikes and bicycles brought into the country by Liberia Traffic Management (LTM), a private group.
The traffic operational logistics inspected by the President included 24 jeeps, 24 motorbikes, 8 bike cycles and 18 tow trucks. Read more

President Weah Issues Executive Order #96

-To Stimulate Economic Growth
Monrovia, Liberia: The President of the Republic, H.E. George Manneh Weah, has issued Executive Order #96 containing a number of measures aimed at reversing the protracted downturn in economic activities and slow growth driven by the continuous and persistent declines in the prices of and demand for Liberia’s primary export goods of rubber, iron ore and timber. Read more

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