Acting NIC Chairman Wisner

NIC Embarks On Developing Local Content Policy

Mr. George G. Wisner, Executive Director of the National Investment Commission (NIC) has said that it has embarked on a process that will lead to the development of a balance, but robust national local content policy and law in the country.

  He said such policy and law will create a market pull, for Liberian goods and services, and also help address human capital formation in the labor sector.

Verone MANKOU Président – VMK - Congo

Africa Best Practice Business Forum to Kick-off in Lomé

The Africa Best Practices Forum which is also intended as an exchange and a business platform will bring together African and international experts, public and political officials, private sector executives and stakeholders to Lome, Togo to share their experiences with reforms that stimulate growth and employment in the sub-region.

Each of the more than two hundred women received U$100 to start businesses of their own, through which they are expected to sustain their children and themselves

‘Street Child Liberia’ Wants Local Support For Family Business Scheme

The Liberian business community is being asked to urgently provide financial and material assistance to Street Child Liberia in order to make an exceptional impact in its efforts to reduce poverty among the poor in the country.

The appeal made by Street Child Liberia’s Program Director Michael John Bull, last Sunday, in Chocolate City, Gardnersville, when his organization delivered grants, totaling U$22, 610 to the parents of the 211 children in its program.

Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue: ‘We need to take time to review this draft law’

House Vows ‘No-error Passage’ of Oil & Gas Law

The House of Representatives has warned against the hurried passage of the Draft Petroleum Law currently before the Legislature amidst public outcry of it being deliberate.

At a news conference yesterday Deputy Speaker Hans Barchue, scrutinizing the Draft Petroleum Act, said it was intended to secure the energy of the country where the future lies.

 “We need to take time to review this draft law before mistakes that were made by the country’s past leaders that plunged   the country into bloodletting is repeated.”

EBID should have been headquartered in Monrovia

Why Is ECOWAS Bank not Headquartered in Liberia?

Liberia Missed out on hosting the headquarters of the ECOWAS Bank for Investment and Development (EBID) and Ecobank Transnational Inc. (ETI) because of long years of political instability in the country, EBID’s former managing director and general manager Robert C. Tubman has said. Mr. Tubman told our business desk exclusively on Monday, June 16 that the founders of EBID, which is the financial arm of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), wanted the Bank to be headquartered in Liberia.


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