Corruption in Liberia: The State is not your Friend

When commenting on an article about corruption in Liberia, a poster on my facebook buddy’s wall alluded that the state is not always a friend as generally viewed, especially in the Western context. Certainly, as reported by the Liberian Daily Observer (see it here;, recent corruption index research reveals that that the entire state [...]

LIBERIA: aQuaLife begins drilling hand pumps for impoverished communities

In a bid to buttress the Government of Liberia, Stake holders, Civil Society and development partners’ efforts in providing safe drinking water for the citizenry , the Liberty Investment Company, producer of Aqua Life, has commenced the process of drilling bole holes and the construction of hand pumps in and around Monrovia for impoverished communities [...]

LIBERIA: Recycled Water Bags Dealer Breaks Silence

A Liberian Business woman has clarified that she is not hired by Liberty Investments Limited, known as aQuaLife, to collect empty bags of mineral water for recycling purposes as been reported in the local media. Madam Salem Konneh disclosed that the bags been collected, are sent to Guinea for the production of rubber materials such [...]

LIBERIA: Legislators Form Partnership with WASH

As the momentous campaign continues to create an enabling environment for access to safe water, improved sanitation and hygiene in Liberia, a partnership has been formed between the Liberia CSOs WASH Network and some members of the 53rd National Legislature to champion WASH issues at that August body. The partnership was established last Friday at [...]

WaterAid Urges Governments to bring Water and Sanitation to 100 million more Africans

The international organisation WaterAid has called on governments meeting in Cairo for Africa Water Week (13th to 19th May) to commit to bringing water and sanitation services to 100 million more Africans over the next two years. In sub-Saharan Africa, nearly 600 million people lack access to adequate sanitation, while 335 million people lack access [...]

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