Company in Liberia

  • Africa: Expanded Engagement for Caterpillar - Boosting Sales & Alleviating Poverty

    BOTSWANA, 2017/07/16 A strong signal of growing business engagement with Africa by large U.S. corporations was the announcement last September by Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman of plans to invest over $1 billion in Africa over the next five years. Caterpillar is not a new-comer, having begun doing business on the continent in 1926. At last month's U.S.-Africa Business Summit in Washington, DC, David Picard, Caterpillar's regional manager for Africa and the Middle East, described some of the steps that have been taken since last year's announcement. He as well talked about the challenges and opportunities he sees, inclunding Nigeria, where the company has operated since 1948. He was interviewed by AllAfrica's Noluthando Crockett-Ntonga and Ladi Olorunyomi from Premium Times in Nigeria. The interview has been edited for clarity and length.
  • Afriland First Bank (AFB) has pledged its commitment to supporting the Liberian economy

    LIBERIA, 2015/10/18 Afriland Initial Bank (AFB) has pledged its commitment to supporting the Liberian economy through empowerment of actors in the agriculture sector. AFB Managing Director HamadouBayo said the bank has established branches in Monrovia and River Gee, Grand Kru, Barpolu, River Cess Counties and two banks each in Lofa and Nimba Counties which are intended to strengthen the agriculture sector financially. Director Bayo made the pledge Tuesday at the same time as the AFB signed a Partnership Agreement with the US Agency for International Improvment(USAID) to support the financial base of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in Liberia at a local hotel in Monrovia.
  • Total Liberia, the major importer of petroleum product

    FRANCE, 2014/06/12 Total Liberia, the major importer of petroleum product on the Liberian market has again added one station to its several stations in the country. This time, in Central Liberia, Bong County, the company opened the station over the weekend. At a colorful ceremony held in Gbarnga, several jubilant residents danced and sang as the doors of the station was opened to the public. The French company, next construction of each station, hands it over to a Liberian for management; which is helping the government in her poverty reduction drive. Several Liberians have commended Total for such business plan.