The Liberia Electricity Corporation’s project to extend the electricity grid to western Liberia has resumed.
A few days before Christmas, residents of a part of the Old Road community of Chugbor heard loud sparks from their transformer. These were accompanied by an immediate blackout for all homes connected.
As opposition leader Alexander Cummings of the Alternative National Congress tried to point out, “leaders should eat last,” not “steal last” as had been twisted by government spin doctors and propagandist. Rather, he meant that leaders should serve their people first, and take care of their own needs last.
President George Weah delivered his second state of the nation address to the 54th national legislature on Monday, covering the first year of his administration.
On Thursday, December 20, 2018, the Millennium Challenge Account Liberia and Ministry of Gender signed an agreement to strengthen the capacity of the ministry at addressing gender and social inequalities in the country.
The secretary general of the Coalition for Democratic Change, Janga Augustus Kowo, has outlined what he says is progress made by the CDC-led government over the past eleven-plus months in office.
In the wake of the recent power fluctuation in several communities in Monrovia, the Liberia Electricity Corporation’s public relations manager, Mambu James Kpargoi, has attributed the situation to overgrown trees falling on transmission and distribution lines.
John Ashley, Liberia’s Electricity Corporation chief executive officer says the corporation is losing US$35 million annually to power theft.