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Transportation in Liberia

  • Uber and African’s economic transformation

    BOTSWANA, 2017/10/16 WHEN Uber was initial established in 2009, its mission was to help people everywhere get a ride, safely, quickly and at the push of a button. Eight years later, that mission remains the same and Uber’s innovative, technology-driven business model is still fundamentally changing the way people think about conference their transport needs. For the completed four years, Uber has been delivering this same level of transformation across sub-Saharan Africa, SSA, and with additional than 1.8 million active riders using the app, Uber certainly has reason to celebrate its fourth anniversary on the continent this September. Uber And it’s not just Uber that has benefited from the stellar uptake of its convenient offering in Africa.
  • As it expands in Africa, Uber adapts to local markets and adopts cash payments

    BOTSWANA, 2016/07/24 While Uber continues its push into Africa the company is making allowances to local markets and testing incomparable service models users wouldn’t see in other parts of the globe. Anyone can presently use the mobile app to hail a car in 12 cities across South Africa, Nigeria,Uganda, Kenya, Morocco and Egypt…. And in all of those nations users can pay drivers in hard cash. The expansion, and adaptation to the realities of doing business on-the-ground in Africa, are in line with CEO Travis Kalanick’s commitment late last year to “a large push in Africa.”
  • Routes Africa forum aims to improve African air connectivity

    BOTSWANA, 2016/05/15  An event dedicated to the development of the African aviation industry will take place next month in Tenerife (26-28 June) to encourage the launch of new air services to, from and within the African continent. Routes Africa 2016 will help to improve African connectivity by bringing together airlines, airports and tourism authorities to discuss next air services. Around 250 route development professionals are expected to attend the forum which was founded ten years ago to stimulate increase in the industry.
  • Who's Responsible for 'Nightmare' in Liberia?

    LIBERIA, 2014/06/06 Beginning 2008 to 2012, the Ministry of Public Works received applauses from the Liberian public on the rapid construction of roads across the country some of which includes the Caldwell Road, the Samuel K. Doe Boulevard, the Jamaica Road, the Buchanan-Monrovia highway and several other projects. In several counties, feeder roads had been undergoing rapid rehabilitation with donors, inclunding the World Bank, International Monetary Fund and the Government of Liberia along with others providing massive support to the infrastructural reconstruction drive of Liberia but by 2013, the pace of road construction suddenly changed with several projects coming to a standstill. The Ministry of Public Works overseeing the infrastructural development aspect of the country experienced a change in leadership with Samuel K. Woods resigning his position as he is from presently on to national the primary reasons for quitting the post with several projects being implemented by the Ministry under his watch.
  • Six Feeder Roads Earmarked in Nimba 2012-10-16

    LIBERIA, 2012/10/16 Public Works Minister Samuel Kofi Woods, II, has underscored the need for community dwellers in areas where feeder road's rehabilitations are taking place to fully support and contribute local construction materials to construction companies so as to ensure the unhindered and unimpeded implementation of the projects.
  • Western Cluster Sign Port Lease Agreement2012-10-06

    LIBERIA, 2012/10/06 Following nine months of negotiations, Western Cluster Limited (WCL) on Monday, October 1, 2012 signed a Port Lease and Operating Agreement with the management of the National Port Authority (NPA) for the rehabilitation and construction of infrastructures at the Freeport of Monrovia for the export of iron ore.