After six months of closure due to the Ebola outbreak, the University of Liberia has partially reopened its doors. However, many businesses that depend on the students’ patronage are disappointed at the low level of sales.
The management of Firestone Liberia and its workers’ union have both denied radio reports of an ongoing mass layoff of employees. They acknowledge that only a few employees been laid off to adjust to business needs.
Early morning shoppers in Paynesville were frustrated on Wednesday when business owners shut down their stores for several hours and staged a peaceful protest at the National Legislature on Capitol Hill.
This past weekend, seven young Liberian entrepreneurs traveled to Ghana for a technology conference that brought together 100 young entrepreneurs from across West Africa. The Bush Chicken spoke with James Mulbah at the end of the conference to get his feedback and advice for Liberian entrepreneurs.
In the past few years, credit unions have been making a resurgence in Liberia, and there is a strong need for their services. The existence of credit unions as viable financial services providers was certainly not the case a few years ago.
Since the outbreak of Ebola in Liberia, there is an enormous decline in the Liberian economy.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the current Ebola outbreak is the largest and most complex Ebola outbreak since the Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976. In addition, it has touched every sector of the country including the economy, health system, government and the education amongst others.
If you are like us, you probably read the news, a lot. And lately, you know that Liberia has dominated the news with reports on its battle against Ebola. But do you know these 25 little nuggets of truth about the country?