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  • Africa: Experts Explore Infrastructure and Cooperation to Improve Lives

    BOTSWANA, 2017/11/01 Addis Ababa — African economies require structural transformation to attain sustained increase that trickles down to all its peoples, an official from the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (ECA) told experts gathered at the organization’s Ethiopian headquarters. Soteri Gatera, who heads the ECA’s Industrialization and Infrastructure Section, says only such “inclusive” economic increase will help resolve the “persistent social economic problems” Africa faces.
  • Executive Mansion 'Conceals' Renovation Contract Liberia

    LIBERIA, 2014/06/26 The Executive Mansion is from presently on to release copy of a arrangement it entered into for the renovation of the Mansion nearly nine years ago. The Mansion, built by an Israeli company, was gutted by fire in 2006 during a dinner hosted for some West African leaders and dignitaries on July 26, Liberia's Independence Day. The Mansion, despite assurance and acknowledgment of receipt of a Freedom of Data (FOI) request on May 22, 2014, has refused to respond to the request.
  • Monrovia District #14 Lawmaker Funds Road Rehabilitation

    LIBERIA, 2014/05/05 Depending on whom you are and your view of things, US$18,400 may be peanuts or a hefty all to spend in your district or county. And that's the all Montserrado County Representative Adolph Lawrence has spent to rehabilitate a 1.7 kilometer road, which connects Jamaica Road to several communities in Logan Town. John Yubouty's MDMC did the rehabilitation work, which they say, will last until next year's rainy season. Gabriel G. McCauley is the Jamaica Road community chairman and he told our reporter that Lawrence's personal intervention is a blessing for residents and commuters. "This road hasn't been properly used because of the bad condition. The road has been a major route [for commuters] but it has been inactive for the last three rainy seasons.
  • Zodua Clan is proud to be one of three village for development into Oil Palm

    LIBERIA, 2014/03/19 Sando Fahnbulleh, 57 is part the initial female town Chiefs for her Village,Karnga. She says her villagewhich is in Zodua Clan isproud to be one of three villages that had surrendered new land to Sime Darby for development into Oil Palm early this year. Even though Sando's rubber farm was not qualified to get corps compensation because it falls within a 2 kilometer buffer zone that Sime Darby sets aside to each town as part ofSDPL's policy for land expansion and acquisition, she remains grateful that the nightmare of bad road is over. With good roads, Sando says she and other women will be able to transport food crops to markets nearby for additional gain. The rehabilitation of the additional than 40 kilometer road that stretches across Sinjeh to Gbesseh, for almost a week according to Sando is a mark of Fidelity by Sime Darby. "I woke up one morning to the sound of the yellow machines on our road. At the same time as I saw the company fixing our roads it made me feel happy. It shows that we didn't make the wrong choice by letting SimeDaby in our area, and that we can trust the company."
  • Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA),

    LIBERIA, 2014/02/11 As part of its road rehabilitation initiative in Bong County, the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA), has begun the rehabilitation of a 33-kilometer road in Zota District. The Belefania-Jorwah road links Liberia to the Republic of Guinea and passes through Belefania in Bong County. According to Bong County Resident Engineer, Emulus Toliver, the two Chinese Companies contracted for the job have by presently begun the rehabilitation of the 33 kilometer road. He said one of the companies will target 20 kilometers, while the other will take on the remaining 13 kilometers.
  • Redlight-Gbarnga highway Road Project in Liberia

    LIBERIA, 2013/12/11 CICO, a Chinese engineering and road construction company in the country has resumed full construction and road rehabilitation works on the 180 kilometer Redlight-Gbarnga highway despite the heavy down pour of rain over the last few months leading up to December 2013. CICO has begun the mobilization for the smooth implementation of the next phase of the US$168Million arrangement awarded it by the Government of Liberia and is being outlined part key priorities by the Government of Liberia.
  • Town Hall Project Earmarked for West Point in Liberia

    LIBERIA, 2013/10/27 A ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a town hall in the township of West Point is expected to take place tomorrow in that area. The project has been earmarked by the publisher and managing editor of the Daily Observer Newspaper Mr. Kenneth Y. Best. The unveiling of the Architectural Plan and ground breaking will commence on Saturday, October 26, 2013 at about 11:00 a.m. Mr. Best, a veteran Liberian journalist, who was born on October 28, 1938, in Harrisburg, Liberia, indicated that the decision was to demonstrate from the very beginning that the Daily Observer was going to be a PEOPLE's paper. He recalled today, that 32 years later, as the second oldest newspaper in Liberia's history, next the Liberia Herald (1826-1862), he has decided to commemorate his 75th birthday not with a large celebration honoring him, but with community service in West Point where the Observer began.
  • Liberia: Fish Town-Harper Road Approved

    LIBERIA, 2013/09/10 The Government of Liberia and the African Development Bank have signed the concessional loan agreement of some US$65 million for pavement of the initial face of the Fish Town-Harper highway project. This historic signing is a critical step in linking Liberia with neighboring Cote d'Ivoire and Guinea, removing difficulties in the transportation of goods and services amongst these Mano River Union member states. The highway project is being funded through loans from the AfDB, the Nigeria Trust Fund inclunding the Fragile States Grant plus US$1.5 million input by Liberian government.
  • Fish Town-Harper Road Pavement Begins Soon

    LIBERIA, 2013/04/12 Despite her formerly warning to cabinet ministers to either "lead, work, or get out of the way", President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has showered praises on one of her able lieutenants, Public Works Minister Attorney Samuel Koffi Woods for his commitment and dedication to the job as chief of that ministry.
  • Gbarnga-Mendikorma Highway Pavement Biggest Gift for Lofa

    LIBERIA, 2013/01/01 Citizens of Lofa County are by presently celebrating the news that the Government of Liberia has begun feasibility studies for the asphalt pavement of the Gbarnga-Mendikorma high, describing it as the biggest gift ever the county would receive from any government.