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News Liberia » Economy: George Weah: Don’t Forget About Liberia

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/04/19/opinion/george-manneh-weah-liberia.html
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Liberia’s economy is broken and the government is broke. According to the World Bank, the gross domestic product per capita was $455 in 2016. Inflation is at 15 percent and rising, and unemployment is at record highs. The U.N. human development index ...

News Liberia » Economy: Liberia's Weah, media on edge as reporter flees

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-za/news/other/liberias-weah-media-on-edge-as-reporter-flees/ar-AAvWdzK
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

"With the departure of the United Nations Mission in Liberia, the Government is the biggest player in the media economy," the PUL noted, highlighting the difficulties faced by the sector due to a slow economy and the desire of some officials to ...

News Liberia » Economy: ‘Gov’t to Launch New Vision for Liberia’

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/news/govt-to-launch-new-vision-for-liberia/
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

... will be key to delivering pro-poor transformation Speaking on the issue of economic diversification, Minister Tweah said, “We aim to add value to Liberia’s primary products such as the rubber, forestry, iron ore, Coffee, cocoa, oil palm etc.

News Liberia » Economy: The Liberian Constitution: What We Didn’t Know

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/opinion/commentaries/the-liberian-constitution-what-we-didnt-know/
Publication date: onday 16 April 2018

Liberia was advocating that developing countries like herself, in order to compete and succeed, need constitutional protection. The United Nations agreed. In 1966 the International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR) created a ...

News Liberia » Economy: Anglophone West Africa’s brightening economic prospects

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/apo/2018/04/20/anglophone-west-africas-brightening-economic-prospects/
Publication date: Friday 20 April 2018

Liberia and Sierra Leone are on the up as their recovery from the effects of Ebola gathers pace; and the positive political outlook in The Gambia is driving economic prospects. Outside oil and gas, Anglophone West Africa is a major producer of soft ...

News Liberia » Economy: Ghana eyes stronger ties with Liberia – Veep

News channel or source: http://mobile.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/Ghana-eyes-stronger-ties-with-Liberia-Veep-644031
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

The Vice President, Dr. Mahamudu Bawumia has emphasized Ghana’s commitment to supporting Liberia in terms of economic cooperation and other investment opportunities that the two countries may explore for the future. He made this assertion when he ...

News Liberia » Economy: Ghana is ready to share experiences with Liberia - Veep

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/politics/ghana-is-ready-to-share-experiences-with-liberia-veep-131441
Publication date: uesday 17 April 2018

restoration of the business confidence in the economy and making the education curricula relevant to the needs of the people would go a long way to turn around the fortunes of Liberians. He said with dedication and hard work, the people of Liberia could ...

News Liberia » Economy: WFP Liberia Country Brief, March 2018

News channel or source: https://reliefweb.int/report/liberia/wfp-liberia-country-brief-march-2018
Publication date: hursday 19 April 2018

Because of these conflicts, national GDP fell by 90 percent between 1987 and 1995, one of the biggest economic collapses ever recorded in the world (Liberia PRS 2008). In addition, an Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak from mid-2014 to end2015, caused ...

News Liberia » Economy: Liberia's media on edge as reporter flees

News channel or source: http://www.africareview.com/special-reports/Liberia-media-on-edge-as-reporter-flees/979182-4395532-14sht5a/index.html
Publication date: Sunday 15 April 2018

"With the departure of the United Nations Mission in Liberia, the Government is the biggest player in the media economy," the PUL noted, highlighting the difficulties faced by the sector due to a slow economy and the desire of some officials to ...