An early morning fire gutted the Vamuco Market Shopping Center warehouse in Vai Town on March 15. Although a significant amount of properties were damaged, there were no deaths.
In an attempt to increase the number of financial transactions conducted by mobile money, Lonestar Cell MTN has launched a program to allow drivers in the transport sector to collect fares from passengers without fees using the digital platform.
Oil palm plantation company Golden Veroleum Liberia Inc. has promoted nine Liberian staff to low-level managerial positions in Sinoe and Grand Kru as part of the company’s efforts to ensure that operations are managed by as many Liberians as possible.
Workers at ArcelorMittal Liberia have inducted a new crop of leaders to advocate for their rights over the next two years.
German aid group Welthungerhilfe has resumed rehabilitation of the Zwedru Central Market.
The Ministry of Youth and Sports has concluded its second Youth Entrepreneurship and Employment Project Business Plan Competition, with three young entrepreneurs from Nimba emerging as winners over the weekend.
Representatives of the largest unions in the agriculture sector have met in Buchanan to adopt a resolution aimed at improving the oil palm sector in Liberia, amid drastic effects on the industry caused by the pandemic and other international market factors.
Born into an underprivileged family that survived on subsistence farming, Mariam Meiplay could not start school until the age of 10. However, despite her rough beginnings, she would go on to be the 26-year-old CEO of Mako’s Fruits, a newly opened juice and smoothie bar in Congo Town.