Liberia’s Electricity Makes progress

By: Hassan Kiawu For several years after the end of the civil war, the Liberia Electricity Corporation, LEC had operated on low voltage as it struggled to resuscitate damaged facilities in a desperate attempt to illuminate a country darkened by 14 years of carnage and destruction. Nonetheless, the provision of electricity to many parts of Monrovia and the country, and the government’s ambitious plans to expand this basic social service to all and sundry has given all indications that LEC is getting higher on shocks. In the aftermath of the…

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