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: 5,073,296 (2020)

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 - Dec 3, 2021: World Bank Group Announces Support to Government's Decentralization Program - Commits Strong Partnership With MIA - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- World Bank Country Manager to Liberia Khwima Nthara has expressed the Bank's commitment to a partnership that supports the Decentralization Program.
  • Fri - Dec 3, 2021: ECC, Irish Embassy Launch Election Reform Project - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -- The Elections Coordinating Committee (ECC) Thursday, December 2, 2021 launched its political governance project with a call to hardness women political participation at all leadership levels.
  • Fri - Dec 3, 2021: Margibi to Raise U.S.$339k in Liberia Revenue Authority Real Property Tax-Shared Projection - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [FrontPageAfrica] Kakata -- Margibi County is expected to get over Three Hundred Thirty-Nine Thousand United States Dollars (US$339K) in what the Liberia Revenue Authority Assistant Commissioner for Real Estate Tax Division, Hon. James A. Jaber; termed as "Real Property tax-shared" projection for the people of the county through the collection of Real Property Tax from the expansion.
  • Fri - Dec 3, 2021: Spotlight Initiative Releases 2020/21 Impact Report - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [FrontPageAfrica] New York -- The Spotlight Initiative has released its 2020-2021 impact report, 'Rising To The Challenge', showcasing the initiative's success in addressing violence against women and girls and advancing their rights.
  • Fri - Dec 3, 2021: Sierra Leone And Guinea Sign the Power Purchase Agreement With Cote d'Ivoire - AllAfrica News: Liberia
    [FrontPageAfrica] Abidjan -- Following his robust engagement with the Government of Cote d'Ivoire, the Vice President of Sierra Leone who leads a high-powered delegation to Abidjan has affirmed government of Sierra Leone commitment to conclude arrangements for the signatures of the Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) between Cote d'Ivoire and Sierra Leone and the Transmission Services Agreements (TSA) between TRANSCO CLSG and Sierra Leone that will enable Cote d'Ivoire to light up the southeastern parts of Sierra Leone.