Liberia

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INFORMATION

Capital: Monrovia

Government: Unitary Presidential Republic

Current President: George Weah

Economy:

  • Heavily reliant on foreign assistance for revenue.
  • Richly endowed with water, mineral resources, forests and a climate favorable to agriculture, Liberia has been a producer and exporter of basic products including raw timber and rubber.

Population: 4,809,768 (2018)

Land Size: 99,067 sq km (38,250 sq miles)

Major Ethnic Groups:

  • Kpelle: 20.3%
  • Bassa: 13.4%
  • Grebo: 10%
  • Gio: 8%
  • Mano: 7.9%
  • Kru: 6%
  • Lorma: 5.1%
  • Kissi: 4.8%
  • Gola: 4.4%
  • Other: 20.1% (2008 census)
Religions:

  • Christian: 85.6%
  • Muslim: 12.2%
  • Traditional: 0.6%
  • Other: 0.2%
  • None: 1.4%

Language(s):

  • English: 20% (official)
  • Kpelle
  • Dan
  • Bassa

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RECENT NEWS

  • Fri - Oct 18, 2019: LTTC Company Wins Legal Battle - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [New Republic] The Circuit court in Sanniquellie, Nimba County has handed down its verdict in favor of Liberia Tree and Tree Company(LTTC) and its Chief Executive Officer, Hon. Ricks Toweh, former lawmaker of district number six of Nimba.LTTC is a legal logging company that has been operating in the Doru Chiefdom for some time now.
  • Fri - Oct 18, 2019: President Expresses Shock Over Death of EPS Officer - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [Govt of Liberia] His Excellency President George Manneh Weah has greeted the death of a Special Agent of Executive Protection Service, Franklin Larblah, with shock, describing it totally heartbroken.
  • Fri - Oct 18, 2019: Adjusted Composing Templates Binder for Special Education - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [New Republic] Adjusted Templates that is writing Binder Special Education
  • Fri - Oct 18, 2019: Notorious Maryland Drug Lord Nabbed in Ganta - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [Observer] Suspect Jasper Hne, who is also known as "Justice", was arrested on October 13, 2019 in Ganta, during a police raid.
  • Fri - Oct 18, 2019: 'LNP Compromised' - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [Observer] Family of murdered Steve Paul seeks President Weah's intervention as "the best guarantee against a compromised police that have resolved to sweep the case under the carpet."