The National Oil Company of Liberia (NOCAL) Tuesday announced that the Liberia Basin 2014 competitive bid round has closed.
The Government of Liberia is appealing for the return of investors, companies and contractors that halted operations and left the country due to the Ebola crisis, reminding that “the period of forced-manjure” has ended.
A NewDawn’s survey reveals that marketers in Margibi County are seriously complaining about the lack of business transaction. Marketers in Kakata, Weala and areas of Firestone in Margibi lamented that customers hardly go to their various stalls to buy, which is causing their products to rot. They sell various foodstuffs such as rice, pepper, oil, fish, and biscuits, among others. Others are involved in the sale of used clothes, cosmetics, and varieties of skin products.
ArcelorMittal Liberia’s Livelihood Program for affected persons from around Mt. Tokadeh footprint in Nimba County continues despite the Ebola here, with Land Access, Livelihood Restoration, Vulnerable People Assistance Program, and Cultural Heritage Management forming key components of the current scope of activities.
The Liberia Timber Union Association or LTA has strongly rejected a US$150m forest deal recently signed between Liberia and Norway, demanding a public debate on the letter of intent. The LTA’s President Rudolph Merab, told reporters at Mamba Point Hotel in Monrovia Monday that they will not accept a repeat of the 2006 scenario where all concession agreements were illegally cancelled by an Executive Order.
An agreement signed for urgently needed work to upgrade the runway and address safety at Liberia’s main airport, the Roberts International Airport is being supported by Europe’s long-term lending institution, the European Investment Bank, following an agreement signed in Washington D.C.
The Liberia Institute of Certified Public Accountants or (LICPA) has held its Annual General Meeting (AGM) and elected new corps of officers to steer the affairs of the institution for the next two years.
Lonestar Cell MTN has nullified the grand prize of its just ended Way Say Wasa promotion raffle draw won by one of its many subscribers, Uyto Bowier.
Authorities at the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company or LPRC have disclosed here that the entity lost 30% revenue or about US$ 600,000.00 as a result of the deadly Ebola outbreak last year.
Coca-Cola International has reaffirmed its commitment to further invest in Liberia as its contribution to postwar reconstruction terming its partnership as not just “a fair weather”.