Amid a health pandemic that has restricted movements and face-to-face interactions, many professionals across Liberia, including health workers, journalists, and educators, are reporting increased use of technology to do their work.
On First Weekend of State of Emergency, Two Nationwide Internet Outages Occur
Within a span of 21 hours, internet access from service providers such as Orange, LonestarCell MTN, LibTelCo, and K3 Telecom went down twice across the entire country this weekend.
LISGIS Begins Training for a â€˜Digitalâ€™ 2021 Census
The Liberia Institute of Statistics and Geo-Information Services has begun preparing for the 2021 National Population and Housing Census, as more than 200 of its staff have gathered in Kakata for a 24-day training for mapping assistants.
Engineering Society Convenes Annual National Convention in Nimba
Members of the Engineering Society of Liberia have met in Ganta for an annual national convention to review the organization’s activities and deliberate on plans for the upcoming year.
Court Shuts Down TV Operators for Illegally Broadcasting Sports Channels
The Commercial Court has shut down several broadcasters for illegally accessing sports networks such as beIN Sports and SuperSport. The sports networks broadcast the widely popular Spanish La Liga and the English Premier League, major European sports leagues.
Cyber Criminal Who Attacked Lonestar is Jailed in UK
Authorities in the U.K. have jailed a cybercriminal who attacked Lonestar Cell MTN’s network in 2016, causing sporadic disruptions in the companyâ€™s service.
25 Female Journalists Trained in Digital Security
25 female journalists trained in digital security at the Liberia Media Center in Sinkor.
OP-ED: How Automation Can Reduce Corruption
Corruption costs the African continent approximately US$148 billion per year. Technology can help reduce this vice through automation.