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Air Fares Dropping

With the World Health Organization (WHO) poised to declare Liberia an Ebola-free country by Saturday, May 9, there international airlines have already begun to show signs of confidence that Liberia is safe -- and still ripe -- for business.


Tecno last year launched its N3 Android smartphone.

Chinese Mobile Phone Company Tecno Explains Why It Only Does Business in Africa

China-based mobile phone manufacturer, Tecno Telecom Limited, exclusively does business in Africa. Last year, the company released the first ‘made in Ethiopia’ smartphone. Tecno vice president, Arif Chowdhury was in Nairobi recently and told How we made it in Africa’s Dinfin Mulupi about the firm’s expansion strategy and its plans to move all of its manufacturing to Africa.

How and why did Tecno enter the African market?


Labor Minister Lighe

Labor Minister Wants Companies Adhere to CBA

 The Minister of Labor Neto Zarzar Lighe has called on concession companies operating in the country to straightly adhere to the Collective Bargaining Agreements (CBAs) that would be signed between both the companies and the workers union to avoid labor unrest.

The Labor Minister made the statement on Monday when he appeared on the ELBC “Super Morning Talk Show.”

According to him, where management stalls the implementation of a CBA, workers would resort to strike actions as a way to seek redress from relevant authorities of government.


Bags of charcoal stacked -- near 100 bags per rail raft -- suggest the alarming costs the environment and the corresponding demand for the commodity.

Charcoal producers, union officials and other participants in Sinje

Sustainable Charcoal?

The National Charcoal Union of Liberia (NACUL) has embarked on a pilot project called “Sustainable Charcoal Production”. 

Organized on December 23, 2014, NACUL is a community-based organization (CBO) of charcoal producers and sellers in Liberia.

The project was launched on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at the Sinje Multipurpose Community Center in Sinje, Grand Cape Mount County, bringing together charcoal producers from across the county and other stakeholders.

Golden Key Manager in Court over US$13K Unpaid Rent

A Liberian business woman, Nowai Gorlorwulu will shortly appear in court for allegedly owing her landlord, Louise Dennis, US$13,000 representing one year's unpaid rent.

 Madam Gorlorwulu is the manager of Golden Key Hotel, one of the leading hotels in the Paynesville community.

She is expected to appear before Judge James Jones of the Debt Court for Montserrado County at the Temple of Justice on May 12.

Her appearance is based on a “Writ of Re- Summons By Publication and Mailing,” issued by Judge Jones.

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