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.
The Liberia National Police has charged and forwarded to court eight residents of the Caldwell community with multiple offenses.
On Monday, December 3, several aggrieved residents in the Caldwell community outside Monrovia gathered at 4 a.m. to set up a roadblock to demand electricity from the Liberia Electricity Corporation.
When President George Weah announced that he was making tuition free at all public colleges and universities across the country, I joked with friends that perhaps parents of kindergarteners and nursery-aged children needed to get their children onto the streets to protest for free tuition.
Following six months of meter shortage at the Liberia Electricity Corporation, the public utility company says it has received a large consignment.
The Liberia Electricity Corporation has broken grounds for the construction of a US$9.5 million substation in Virginia, a suburb outside Monrovia.
The United States Embassy, on behalf of western development partners in Liberia, has issued a warning to the Liberian government against a plan to contract a company to provide a ship that would generate electricity.