Corruption costs the African continent approximately US$148 billion per year. Technology can help reduce this vice through automation.
At least 30 media workers have received certificates after participating in a weeklong website development and management training organized by the World Bank office in Liberia.
In the capital, only seven percent of the population has access to electricity. Most of Monrovia’s grid is largely supplied by expensive diesel-fueled generation sources.
The John Wesley Pearson High School in Ganta received a donation of assorted solar energy equipment from Mercy Corps last week as a means of providing lighting on the campus.
In 2011, the Government of Liberia created the National Identification Registry, an autonomous agency that would be responsible for developing and administering a National Biometric Identification System for all citizens and residents of the Republic of Liberia. This is no small undertaking, but six years later, NBIS is almost a reality.
Online food delivery website cookshop.biz officially began collecting online payments via VISA and MasterCard credit and debit cards today.
There are several online sites that are useful to Liberians but these five websites provide key solutions to pressing problems in the nation. Some are little known while others have already gathered popularity.
Information provided by telecommunications firms and their customers revealed that last week, Lonestar’s network was hit in attacks causing internet outages, although reports that hackers took down the entire country’s internet appear to have been overblown.