Friday, 25 October 2013

The inexhaustible energy of one Liberian entrepreneur

Listen to the BBC's From Our Own Correspondent as Tamasin Ford reflects on how the inexhaustible energy of Liberia's young entrepreneurs is often held back by bribery - and high electricity prices.

Even with peace, it's hard to be a Liberian entrepreneur

For years, the small West African nation of Liberia was associated with violence, child soldiers, blood diamonds, 14 years of one of the world's most brutal civil wars. Now Liberia is celebrating a full decade of peace. Tamasin Ford brings us the story of one enterprising young woman there who's learning to operate in the new Liberia.