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Featured photo: Providing affordable transportation in Monrovia

Lizard bus

A shortage of affordable public transportation in Liberia’s capital city has forced many residents to rely on taxis and overcrowded jitneys. A $1 million OPIC loan to NuStrata Logistics LLC of Mount Laurel, New Jersey is supporting the expansion of the start-up Lizard Bus line, named for the red-headed Agama lizard that is indigenous to West Africa and a symbol of good luck. In addition to providing needed public transportation, the project is expected to create 66 local jobs. Read more…



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