Liberia Moves From Stabilization Towards Transformation

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her first six-year term focused on stabilization, and the second is now devoted to transformation, with emphases on energy and food security.

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  • Liberia:  Liberia Among World's Fastest Economies

    New Democrat, 16 April 2013

    A new report released by the World Bank places Liberia amongst the world's fastest growing economies. read more »

  • Liberia:  Sirleaf Highlights Infrastructure Challenges

    New Democrat, 30 April 2013

    President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has admitted difficulties in the implementation of development projects as contained in her inauguration speech - vowing, though, that those ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Liberia Sets 2015 For Digital Migration

    The New Republic Liberia, 22 April 2013

    Liberia is preparing to bid farewell to analogue technology by 2015 to it allow it adapt to the new digital system sweeping across the globe. read more »

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

  • Liberia:  Economic Empowerment for Liberians Insight

    Heritage, 21 May 2013

    The Liberian United for Sustainable Development (LUSD), a local non-governmental organization, through its General Manager has vowed to buttress central government's effort in ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Structural Reforms Loom, as Liberia's Economy on Course

    The Analyst, 15 April 2013

    As head of a high power delegation to the scheduled April 19-21, 2013 World Bank-IMF Spring Meeting in Washington, USA, Finance Minister Amara Konneh has disclosed that despite the ... read more »

  • Liberia:  World Bank Pledges Support to Liberia's Financial Accountability

    Heritage, 13 May 2013

    The World Bank through its Sector Manager Financial Management Unit for West and Central Africa has reaffirmed its unflagging support to strengthening the capacity of the Liberia ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Liberia's Finance Minister Proposes Doubling IDA Allocation to Fragile States

    FrontPageAfrica, 2 May 2013

    In a world where conflict abounds, and less than 20 percent of fragile states are challenged to meet poverty targets by 2015, what can be done to help stop conflict, reduce ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Resources Must Benefit Citizens

    The NEWS, 20 May 2013

    A cross-section of Civil Society Organizations co-working group on natural resources has concluded a two-day natural resources exploitation and management conference with ... read more »

  • Liberia:  World Bank Earmarks U.S.$80 Million for Ganta-Fishtown Highway

    Heritage, 29 April 2013

    The World Bank has earmarked 80 million United States Dollars to frontload a new infrastructure project in Liberia, the construction of the Ganta-Fishtown Highway. The commitment ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Sirleaf Wants U.S.$50 Million Hydro Contract Ratified

    The NEWS, 22 April 2013

    President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is urging the Legislature to ratify the finance contract between the Government of Liberia and the European Investment Bank (EIB). read more »

  • Liberia:  Govt Secures U.S.$35 Million for Energy Sector

    The New Dawn, 30 April 2013

    Following days of intense negotiations with global financial institutions and stakeholders, Liberia has secured a US$35 million loan from the World Bank to expand the country's ... read more »

  • Liberia:  'Much More to Do', Says Johnson Sirleaf (interview)

    allAfrica.com, 13 June 2011

    Since taking office in early 2006 as Africa's first elected woman president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has become a prominent leader in a tough job. A quarter century of ... read more »

  • Liberia:  To Become a Middle Income Country by 2030 Growth Must Have a Broad Reach - Planning Minister (interview)

    allAfrica.com, 29 November 2010

    Amara Konneh recently returned to his post as Liberia's minister of planning and economic affairs and a member of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's economic management team, ... read more »

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