The Liberia Electricity Corporation’s project to extend the electricity grid to western Liberia has resumed.
On Monday, January 28, Pres. George M. Weah delivered his second State of the Nation address, one week after his inauguration as president.
Following the announcement that Jim Yong Kim, president of the World Bank, would step down from his position on February 1 after more than six years in office, the Bank’s board of executive directors met on January 9 to discuss the selection process of the next president.
John Ashley, Liberia’s Electricity Corporation chief executive officer says the corporation is losing US$35 million annually to power theft.
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.
The first phase of the World Bank-sponsored Youth Opportunities Project has ended, with organizers saying that it benefited 3,612 persons from 129 communities across the country.
The World Bank on Wednesday, May 9, provided 12 vehicles to the Health Ministry to support its maternal, neonatal, and child health delivery services across the country.
Michael Sahr, communications officer at the World Bank’s Monrovia office, says the construction of the 66 kV transmission line to Kakata under the Liberia Acceleration Electricity Expansion Project has suffered delays.