November 21

  • Liberia: Ebola Hampers HIV/Aids Care

    IRIN

    Ebola has crippled the provision of treatment and care to people living with HIV/AIDS in Liberia, according to health workers and patients. Read more »

  • Liberia: World's 1.8 Billion Young People Can Propel Development

    New Dawn

    Developing countries with large youth populations could see their economies soar, provided they invest heavily in young people's education and health and protect their rights,... Read more »

  • Liberia: House Passes U.S.$660 Million 2014/2015 National Budget

    Legislature of Liberia

    The Honorable House of Representatives voted to approve the Draft National Budget following several hearings and Committee scrutinize. Read more »

  • Liberia: Measures to Be Put in Place for Senatorial Elections

    New Dawn

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has announced that measures will be instituted to safeguard all Liberians as the Senatorial by elections kick-off. Addressing the nation on... Read more »

  • Liberia: Gov't Orders All Beaches Closed On November 29

    Heritage

    The Government of Liberia (GoL) through the Deputy Minister of Public Affairs at the Ministry of Information, Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT), Atty. Isaac W. Jackson, has... Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberia's Economy in 'Trouble'

    NEWS

    Finance and Development Planning Minister has disclosed that Liberia's economy is in serious trouble as a result of the Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak. Read more »

  • Liberia: Stop the Election

    NEWS

    The Justice and Public Interest Consortium Africa (JUPICA) has filed a petition for a Writ of Prohibition before the Justice-in Chambers of the Supreme Court of Liberia to halt the... Read more »

  • Liberia: 2014/15 National Budget Passed

    New Dawn

    The House of Representatives, on Thursday during its regular sitting, overwhelmingly passed the 2014/15 National Budget. Read more »

  • Liberia: Robert Sirleaf Breaks Silence Over Rumors of Being a Gay

    Heritage

    One of the front runners in the ensuing Special Senatorial Election for Montserrado County, Mr. Robert Alvin Sirleaf, has broken silence over wide spread rumors that he is a gay. Read more »

  • Liberia: 'Health System Improvement Paramount'

    NEWS

    Health Minister-designate George K. Werner has spoken of plans to have the health sector of the country improved as a means of addressing curable diseases. Read more »

  • Liberia: 'I Don't Consider Myself Gay'

    NEWS

    Montserrado County senatorial candidate Robert A. Sirleaf has clarified that he does not consider himself a gay as being rumored in some quarters in the Liberian society. Read more »

  • West Africa: ECOWAS Names Ebola Coordinator

    Observer

    There is an ancient dictum that says "It is said that it is better late than never." Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberian Economy Shrinks to 0.4 Percent

    Observer

    In the face of the ongoing Ebola crisis, the Liberian economy is being dealt huge blows, receding by over 6 percent in less than six months. The gross domestic product (GDP) was... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'U.S.$20 Million Lost to Illicit Money'

    Observer

    A research report released yesterday on the Liberian economy shows that an estimated US$20 million is lost annually due to illicit financial flow (IFF). Read more »

  • Liberia: Rob Sirleaf Apologizes to Montserrado County

    Observer

    Urges Supporters to 'Think Forward' Read more »

  • Liberia: U.S.$600 Million Budget Leaves Capitol Hill

    Observer

    Despite the presence of the Ebola virus and government's lack of capacity to combat the spread of the disease, Capitol Hill has passed a budget of US$660,236,000 million. Read more »

  • West Africa: ECOWAS Pays Solidarity Visit

    New Dawn

    The President of the ECOWAS Commission Kadré Désiré Ouedraogo on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 paid a one day solidarity visit to Liberia and committed an... Read more »

  • Liberia: 'I'm Not Gay' - Robert Sirleaf

    New Dawn

    Montserrado County senatorial candidate, Mr. Robert A. Sirleaf, has for the first time commented on public perception here about his sexual preference, saying he does not consider... Read more »

  • Liberia: Catholic Hospital Resumes Services Monday

    New Dawn

    The Saint Joseph's Catholic Hospital in Congo Town, suburb of Monrovia resumes operation this Monday, 24th November after being badly hit by the deadly Ebola virus. Read more »

  • Liberia: China Prepares for Road Work

    New Dawn

    Chinese contractors here have told President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of their readiness to start "active road work" in December 2014, in the wake of positive signs of improvement... Read more »

  • Liberia: Battle for 15 Senators Begins

    Heritage

    With barely 26 days to the holding of the much publicized Special Senatorial Election, political campaign begins officially today, November 20, 2014 across the country. Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberia, Clinton Initiative Drafting 10-Year Health Sector Plan

    Heritage

    The Liberian government in partnership with the Clinton Health Initiative is developing a 10-year plan to upgrade the health sector and system with strong infection control... Read more »

  • Liberia: PAC Endorses GAC Audit Report - Wants Over U.S.$20,000 Restituted

    Heritage

    The Joint Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Liberian Legislature has endorsed an audit report from the General Auditing Commission (GAC), calling for the amount of US$23,... Read more »

  • West Africa: ECOWAS Commits One Million

    NEWS

    The President of the ECOWAS Commission Ambassador Kadré Désiré Ouedraogo on Tuesday, November 18, 2014 paid a one day solidarity visit to Liberia and committed... Read more »

  • Liberia: Ellen Receives Update On Plans to Reopen Catholic Hospital

    Heritage

    President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has held discussions with a high-level delegation of the Catholic Archdiocese of Monrovia. Read more »

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