On July 25, 2018, I lamented our claim to independence for not taking ownership of our failings or actions within our control to change the trajectory of our nation. Having read the editorial by FrontPage Africa’s Rodney Sieh published on 25 July 2019, I felt obliged to give a different analysis. There are some points in the piece that I agree with, but a lot I believe are misplaced. I would like to deconstruct the narrative proffered by my countryman, whom I respect and applaud for his excellent investigative reporting.
Monie Captan, the CEO of the Millennium Challenge Account Liberia, says the Liberia Electricity Corporation is losing 62 percent of its revenues to power theft, amounting to US$4.26 million monthly.
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 Millennium Challenge Account Liberia has outlined several key projects as its priority for 2019.
On Saturday, November 3, the Treehouse Tech Workspace in Sinkor became the attraction of many literary enthusiasts excited about the Liberia launch of She Would Be King, the debut novel by U.S.-based Liberian author Wayétu Moore.
Despite the rehabilitation of the Mount Coffee Hydroelectric Power Plant, many large businesses in the country are still spending huge sums of money to purchase fuel to run generators that supply their businesses with power.
As efforts are underway to build a resilient health system in Liberia, access to stable electricity at health facilities remains a challenge among many in the sector.
As Liberia’s electricity generation capacity continues to increase, getting homes connected to the electricity grid continues to be very difficult and time-consuming.