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Boakai promises to increase Liberians’ electricity access amid further loadshedding

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Issue 504 - 16 Apr 2024 - By Marc Howard | 11 minute read

Electricity sector reform is high among new Liberian President Joseph Nyuma Boakai’s much-trailed ‘100 day deliverables’, but the challenges of delivering improved services remain enormous in an industry still impacted by years of mismanagement and graft. State utility LEC has improved its performance, funding for new interconnections offers hope of more imports and there are rumours that a powership could provide short-term supply, writes Marc Howard.

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