Liberia:Commerce Ministry, Partners Identify Barriers to Trade

[New Liberia] As trade reforms continue under the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) led government, the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and collaborating institutions in the trade sector of Liberia yesterday convened a day-long meeting in Monrovia to determine issues and actions that are impeding trade and commerce in the country.

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Sierra Leone:How the Wealth From Diamonds Fails to Enrich Local Communities

[The Conversation Africa] Ever since diamonds were discovered in Sierra Leone in the 1930s, they have had a significant impact on the country – socially, politically and economically. This is partly to do with how they are extracted from the ground.

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