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News about Liberia: Business, Investment, and Trade Weekly – Issue February 8, 2012

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02/02/2012
Liberia: President Sirleaf Receives Gift of Original League of Nations …AllAfrica.comPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Wednesday received original League of Nations investigative documents pertaini more…
02/02/2012
A Critique of 'Generational Change'Liberian Daily ObserverOne of the irritations of public discourse in Liberia is that, too often, the discourse space is cluttered with half finished ideas an more…
02/02/2012
Liberia: Amara Konneh Mesmerizes SenateAllAfrica.comDuring the several hours of live radio exchanges with the lawmakers, the Finance Minister-Designate methodically rapped the larger Liberian public o more…
02/02/2012
BFF President Cautions GOL's Education PolicyAllAfrica.comAugustine Arkoi, has called on the Government of Liberia (GOL) through the Ministry of Education to seek the input of the private sector i more…
02/03/2012
Daily BeastHow a GOP Win Could Spell the End of Reproductive Health for Global WomenDaily BeastIf a Republican becomes president, says Michelle Goldberg, say goodbye to international programs providin more…
02/03/2012
New Technology in Telecom Industry InsightAllAfrica.comThis is an article from the Liberian press. It is not a report by AllAfrica. The National Chairman of the National Association of Telecom Consume more…
02/03/2012
US Envoy to Address Armed Forces DayLiberian Daily ObserverThe day will be celebrated under the theme: “Armed Forces of Liberia supports the Foundation for Long-Term Security and Economic Developmen more…
02/03/2012
Japanese Deaf Cyclist Arrives In LiberiaLiberian Daily ObserverA member of the Japan National Association of the Deaf has arrived in Liberia as guest of the Liberia National Association of the Deaf. M more…
02/03/2012
No Time for Complacency in HIV FightAllAfrica.comBy Boakai Fofana, 3 February 2012 Monrovia — Smartly seated behind his computer, crunching out numbers and making calls to colleagues, Anthony*, a 38 more…
02/03/2012
The GuardianDirty little secret: the loo that saves lives in LiberiaThe GuardianFor the worst country in the world, Liberia looks lush. All along the long road to Fish Town, the sumptuous rainforest o more…
02/03/2012
The Call for Diversity in LiberiaLiberian DialogueRecent results from Liberia's national presidential election in October 2011 in part, suggests the country is still divided along tribal lines. If more…
02/05/2012
Daily MailDon't mess with Charlotte Temple: She's saved tweed – and she's battle-readyDaily MailAnd anyone who crosses her as she battles for market share should remember that she climbs m more…
02/06/2012
BBC NewsIn pictures: Making charcoal from Liberian rubber treesBBC NewsLess than 1% of Liberians have access to modern fuels – the lowest number in the world, according to the UN. They tend to rely more…
02/06/2012
Lonestar Cell Embraces Ellen's Vision, Pumps over L$10m into Promotional …Liberian Daily ObserverThe leader of Liberia's converge telecommunications, Lonestar Cell MTN, has embraced the visi more…
02/06/2012
West Africa gold juniors ripe for consolidation, suggests brokerProactive Investors UKIts countries of preference are Burkina Faso and Liberia, which have political stability as well as favourable per more…
02/06/2012
Min. Gwenigale Dedicates Renovated TNIMA, As partner Spends US$700000Liberian Daily ObserverThe renovation was done by Space Design and Construction, Inc. (SCI), a Liberian firm. USAID funded the proj more…
02/06/2012
19 Liberians Get Indian ScholarshipsThe InquirerThe Government of India has granted scholarships to 19 Liberian candidates nominated by the Government of Liberia, for studies in India in various acade more…
02/06/2012
Misuse of Wetlands Poses Treat to Liberia, Senate Pro-Tempore FindleyLiberian Daily ObserverThe President Pro-Tempore of the Liberian Senate, Gbehzohngar Findley, says misuse of wetlands has far reach more…
02/06/2012
Liberia Is Ready To Lift Liberians…Says Outgoing World Bank Country ManagerThe InquirerWorld Bank's outgoing Country Manager to Liberia, Ohene Owusu Nyanin, says Liberia is now prepared to lift more…
02/06/2012
19 Off to India for Post-Graduate DegreesLiberian Daily ObserverNineteen persons are expected to leave Liberia for post-graduate studies in India, the Indian Consulate in Monrovia has disclosed. The I more…
02/06/2012
“I Will Reject Any Government Job,” Harry Greaves Declares as He Hosts Dinner …Liberian Daily ObserverThe former Managing Director of the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), Harry A. Grea more…
02/06/2012
UN / Office of the Humanitarian and Resident Coordinator in Liberia / Press …StarAfrica.comMONROVIA, Liberia, February 6, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Humanitarian an more…
02/06/2012
Qantas and industrial conditions in the airOn Line opinionFor the Howard government, competing in economic terms meant reducing industrial conditions to the lowest common denominator. If workers are e more…
02/07/2012
Liberia: French Envoy Named in Sex ScandalAllAfrica.comThis is an article from the Liberian press. It is not a report by AllAfrica. While some may find it difficult to comprehend, others may just see more…
02/07/2012
Budget Shortfall Leads to Fewer SoldiersAllAfrica.comThis is an article from the Liberian press. It is not a report by AllAfrica. Defense Minister designate Brownie Samukai has blamed the high attriti more…
02/07/2012
4 More Nominees Appear For Confirmation HearingThe InquirerFour ministers-designate yesterday, appeared before various committees of the Liberian Senate for confirmation hearing. The confirmation hear more…
02/07/2012
False And Inaccurate Reports On Liberian OperationsThe InquirerThis commitment to sustainable agriculture is enforced in all Sime Darby Plantation's business units, including the fledgling operati more…
02/07/2012
Taking The Straw From Your Eye: The Challenge Of President Sirleaf As Head Of ALMAThe InquirerOne of such important meetings during the just ended 18th summit of the Ordinary Session of the Africa Uni more…
02/07/2012
VP Boakai – US Remains Nation's Most Important AllyAllAfrica.comThis is an article from the Liberian press. It is not a report by AllAfrica. Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai says the United Stat more…
02/07/2012
TNIMA: To Whom Much is Given, Much is ExpectedLiberian Daily ObserverBut how are we Liberians playing our part? There are in the health and medical sector too many complaints by patients about the tre more…
02/07/2012
SP Gears UP for Competition with TotalLiberian Daily ObserverThe petroleum business entity is currently refurbishing its 9 th Street, Sinkor, branch with building and fuel pumps all in modern form. Th more…
02/07/2012
Face of the 'New' CabinetAllAfrica.comThis is an article from the Liberian press. It is not a report by AllAfrica. With the appointment of the new cabinet almost completed, there are reports o more…
02/07/2012
Vocational & Technical Education, 'Critical Indeed For Youth Employment …Liberian Daily ObserverFrom all indications, education analysts and commentators have alluded to the glaring fact tha more…
02/07/2012
FAWE Launches US$2.4M Project for GirlsLiberian Daily ObserverForum for African Women Educationists (FAWE), in collaboration with Plan Liberia, has officially launched a US$2.5 million program. The fi more…
02/07/2012
Tah Lists Gains, ChallengesLiberian Daily ObserverYesterday, Cllr. Christiana P. Tah, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's nominee for the post of Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Liberia, more…
02/07/2012
Venga: Tawana Provides Results of Its Initial Geological Exploration Program …MarketWatch (press release)Venga operates or has an investment in three business units: aerospace; 3D graphics and gold more…
02/07/2012
UN News CentreUN agency implements strategy to conclude three refugee crises is AfricaUN News CentreThe strategies, which were first announced by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in 2009, more…
02/07/2012
Globe and MailArcelor Sees Tentative RecoveryWall Street JournalBy JOHN W. MILLER And FRANCESCA FREEMAN ArcelorMittal said it expects steel shipments to remain flat in the first half but that mining p more…
02/08/2012
Pak to participate in UN Commission on WomenPakistan ObserverMembers from 97 countries will participate in the session chaired by Marjon V. Kamara (Liberia) of the African States Group, official sourc more…
02/08/2012
BBC NewsAlleged Liberian War Criminal Faces US DeportationVoice of AmericaFebruary 08, 2012 Alleged Liberian War Criminal Faces US Deportation But, former Liberian official Jerome Verdier says George more…
02/08/2012
Willamette WeekSenator of FortuneWillamette WeekHe's described his best-known business, International Charter Inc. of Oregon, as a humanitarian organization, ferrying relief supplies in war-torn c more…
02/08/2012
Student Run Bank to Open in Manassas Park HighPatch.comManassas Park City Council moves forward in upgrading city's financial software, and discussed overcrowding and illegal subdividing during Tu more…
02/08/2012
Council on Foreign Relations (blog)Guest Post: Liberia's Emerging EntrepreneursCouncil on Foreign Relations (blog)Coleman maps the intersections between political reform, economic growth, and US p more…
02/08/2012
From Pancakes to Legal Advice, Kirkland Attorney Walt Krueger Loves To ServePatch.comHe's also the service club representative on the Kirkland Chamber of Commerce board, and Secretary for the boar more…
02/08/2012
Singapore arm of Indonesia's Humpuss made bankruptReutersThe court ordered the winding-up of Singapore-based Humpuss Sea Transport (HST) on January 20, appointing liquidators for any proceeds from more…
02/08/2012
Players' Transfer Sports Firm LaunchedLiberian Daily ObserverFormer Lone Star dependable striker Mass Sarr, Jr, who is now serving as a 'College Soccer Coach' in the United States and two more…
02/08/2012
Rights and Resources Initiative (RRI) Response to Sime Darby Berhard's Claim …Sacramento Bee8, 2012 — /PRNewswire-iReach/ — In response to February 3, 2012 press release by Sime Darby Berhard more…
02/08/2012
Telecom Consumers' Group Blasts Service Providers, Urges GSM Companies to …Liberian Daily ObserverSpeaking with our business reporter in an exclusive interview yesterday, the group's Directo more…
02/08/2012
Liberia Gets US$36.2m to Fight Malaria, HIV, OthersLiberian Daily ObserverThe Government of Liberia (GOL), through the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare signed US$36.2 M Grant with Global Fund Int more…
02/08/2012
WTI SPOT : Calm and Expectation characterize the price of the barrel of U.S.4-traders (press release)Good US economic indicators and geopolitical risks still present, have led a significant rebound in more…
02/08/2012
Beysolow Pledges to Enforce 16 Business for Liberians, Gongar and Vapillah …Liberian Daily ObserverMinister of Commerce & Industry-designate, Miatta Beysolow, appearing before the Senate Committ more…
02/08/2012
Sex Scandal Threatens Liberia's Relations with FranceLiberian Daily ObserverThe alleged sex scandal involving the French Ambassador accredited to Liberia, Gérard Larôme, appears to be causing a more…
02/08/2012
4 things to watch: No. 22 Michigan at NebraskaAnnArbor.comWill Amara Darboh (Sierra Leone) or Jehu Chesson (Liberia) see playing time next season? Story » Tim Hardaway Jr.'s 3-point shooting perc more…
02/08/2012
Globe and MailEntrepreneur dumps business for basketballGlobe and MailThe latest news and information for entrepreneurs from across the web universe, brought to you by the Report on Small Business tea more…
02/08/2012
Mixed reaction to Wah Seong's big plantation ambitionThe Sun DailyPETALING JAYA (Feb 9, 2012): Pipe-coating specialist Wah Seong Corp Bhd's plan to start a huge oil palm plantation in Africa d more…

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