Twelve Liberian companies have received sponsorship to travel to the African Growth and Opportunity Act Expo and Trade Fair in New York.
The Liberia Chamber of Commerce and the Ezzat N. Eid Foundation have organized a contest to attract products made in Liberia.
Harbel Supermarket Money Exchangers, recently held a peaceful protest at the office of Margibi’s Superintendent Jerry Varnie, where they said the failure of the county to pay their debt was negatively affecting their livelihoods.
ArcelorMittal has certificated 24 employees in port management and locomotive brakes maintenance after they completed a month-long training.
Firestone workers have agreed to end their protest for higher wages following an intervention from the Ministries of Justice and Labour, and the Margibi County Legislative Caucus.
All 45 divisions at the Firestone plantation were shut down early Wednesday when workers, mainly rubber tappers, laid down their tools in demand of US$8.36 as their daily minimum wage.
Rep. Ellen Attoh of Margibi’s third electoral district has launched what she says is an empowerment scheme for low income women who are mostly single mothers and widows.
The Economic Management Team says it has agreed to permit street vendors and scratch card dealers to conduct foreign exchange operations.