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Five Africans from Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Liberia and Uganda make UN 2020 class of 17 young world leaders

The United Nations on Friday announced the names of the latest class of 17 Young Leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The list includes five Africans from Nigeria, Egypt, Senegal, Liberia and...

Canada failing to prosecute individuals accused of war crimes, new report says, after alleged Liberian criminal is shot dead in Ontario

The recent murder of a Liberian national who had settled in Ontario has made one thing clear: Canada is failing to bring those suspected of crimes against humanity and war crimes to justice.

Nine human rights organizations raise red alert over credible threats against human rights defenders in Liberia

Recent credible threats against human rights defenders who, for many years, have been fighting for justice alongside victims of Liberia's civil wars are a source of great concern, nine human rights organizations said on Wednesday.

African Development Bank approves $53 million multi-country grant for COVID-19 response in Gambia, Liberia and Sierra Leone

The African Development Bank’s Board of Directors on Friday approved a UA 38.15 million ($53.25 million) multi-country grant to The Gambia, Liberia and Sierra Leone in the form of direct budget support to bolster efforts to...

Antoinette Sayeh: Strengthening economic institutions for a resilient recovery

Exceptional times call for exceptional action. In response to COVID-19, the IMF has moved with unprecedented speed and magnitude of financial assistance to help countries protect lives and livelihoods. Economic stabilization and a sustainable recovery, however,...

IMF approves disbursement of $50 million to Liberia to respond to COVID-19

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Friday approved the disbursement of $50 million to Liberia to respond to COVID-19 pandemic.The money would be drawn under the Rapid Credit...

IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva names Liberian national Antoinette Sayeh as Deputy Managing Director

Kristalina Georgieva, Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), on Tuesday named Antoinette Sayeh as a Deputy Managing Director, effective March 16, 2020. The appointment is subject to approval by the IMF’s Executive Board.

African Development Fund approves $34.74 million green energy loan to Liberia and calls it grant

The African Development Fund has approved $34.74 million loan to Liberia to invest in green energy. The bank called the loan a grant and did not provide repayment conditions, including interest rates.The...

IMF approves $213.6 million loan to Liberia with immediate disbursement of $ 23.4 million

The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved $213.6 million loan to Liberia with an immediate disbursement of SDR 17 million (about US$ 23.4 million).The loan, a four-year...

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IMF economists detail how Sub-Saharan Africa can chart a path for a resilient recovery amid COVID-19 pandemic

In a joint opinion article published on Tuesday and titled "charting a path for a resilient...

Top UN economists warn of crises of our own making if global “megatrends” left unchecked

Five human‑made “megatrends” will  continue to  dominate and frustrate global efforts to put the world on a more sustainable and prosperous...

IMF approves disbursement of additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to COVID-19 economic fallout

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Wednesday approved the disbursement of an additional $1 billion for Angola to respond to...

World leaders welcome launch of GCA Africa to beat climate change

The Global Center on Adaptation on Wednesday announced the launch of its regional office in Côte d’Ivoire.Hosted...

Nigeria is the most prosperous black nation in the world, President Buhari says

Unveiling the theme and logo for the commemorative activities to celebrate 60 years of independence, President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja...

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