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Liberia

Free tuition at Liberia’s public universities

November 2, 2018

Last week, Liberian President George Weah declared that university tuition at the University of Liberia and Tubman University, as well as all community colleges, would be free for undergraduate programs. The announcement is part of Weah’s goal to develop Liberians’ capacity and skills. Noting the link between greater economic growth and a better-educated population, and […]

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Confusion and recrimination over ‘missing billions’ in Liberia

October 5, 2018

Liberian President George Weah may remove Finance, Planning and Development Minister Samuel Tweh over his handling of a recent investigation into millions of dollars that may have gone missing. Nearly 16 billion newly minted Liberian dollars (about US$100 million) are alleged to have vanished from Roberts International Airport and the Port of Monrovia prior to […]

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