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October 23

  • Africa: How I Could Have Brought Ebola to Washington [Blog]

    allAfrica

    In September, I spent time with an American woman who had recently been in Lofa County, Liberia, an Ebola hot spot bordering the village in Guinea where the first case was... Read more »

  • Liberia: Cuban Health Workers Arrive to Help Curb Ebola

    Observer

    A team of 51 Cuban doctors, nurses and administrators arrived in Monrovia yesterday to assist Liberia in overcoming the deadly Ebola virus disease in the country. Read more »

  • Liberia: Health Workers Worry As MSF Downsizes Staff

    New Dawn

    Health workers here are in complete worry as the French medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres downsizes some 38 contractors from Ebola Treatment Unit in Foya, Lofa County as a... Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberia Revenue Authority Receives Major ICT Boost From UNDP

    FrontPageAfrica

    The Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA) has received several ICT equipment and accessories from the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Liberia. The equipment include 50... Read more »

  • Liberia: Gay Community Under Attack in Liberia Over Ebola Outbreak

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Leroy Ponpon doesn't know whether to lock himself in his flat in Monrovia because of the deadly Ebola virus, or because he is gay. Christian churches' recent linking of the two... Read more »

  • Liberia: Nimba Again? [editorial]

    Observer

    We fail to understand why some people of Nimba County always force us to ask, "what is wrong with Nimba?" Why are they always putting themselves and their county negatively in the... Read more »

  • Liberia: Alphas Turns Over 96-Bed Ebola Treatment Unit to Gov't

    Observer

    Responding to the growing demand for more space to accommodate Ebola patients, Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., and Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority have turned over a 96-bed Ebola... Read more »

  • Liberia: NEC Dismisses 'December 16' As D-Day, As Political Activist Warn Against Constitution Implications

    Observer

    The Chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoya, has categorically dismissed reports that Tuesday December 16, 2014 is the newly set date for the... Read more »

  • Liberia: Lofa Reports Drastic Ebola Decline

    Observer

    The internationally acclaimed, Doctors Without Borders famously known by its French interpretation, Médicins San Frontières (MSF), has warned government and its... Read more »

  • Liberia: Weah Denies Promising Container of Medical Supplies

    Observer

    Peace Ambassador George Weah has denied ever promising a 40-ft container of medical supplies to Liberia to help fight the Ebola Virus Disease. Read more »

  • Liberia: 'Shut Up' - Ellen Orders Lofa Protestors

    New Dawn

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, under the protection of angry-looking elite Executive Protection Service officers or EPS, Tuesday stormed the peaceful protest grounds in Voinjama,... Read more »

  • Liberia: Lofa to Become Ebola Free

    New Dawn

    The head of the Médicins San Frontières (MSF) run Ebola Treatment Unit (ETU) in Foya, Lofa County Dr. Serge St. Louis, briefing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, said... Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberia's Ebola Infection Reduces

    New Dawn

    Data available to The NewDawn indicates that Ebola infection rate among Liberians is on the decrease. As of 20 October the country currently has 410 cases nationwide. Read more »

  • Liberia: Defying EJS - Senatorial Candidates Yet to Quit Posts

    FrontPageAfrica

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is now known for issuing presidential mandates on several issues ranging from mandating presidential appointees who travelled outside the... Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberians Hit Back At U.S. Ebola Travel Restrictions

    FrontPageAfrica

    Despite objections from the World Health Organization against travel ban and restrictions against countries affected by the deadly Ebola virus, members of both Republican and... Read more »

  • Liberia: Cremation of Ebola Bodies - a Nightmare for Boys Town

    FrontPageAfrica

    The people of Boys Town in Marshall, Margibi County say their life is a living hell because of the crematorium that is located in that area. Albert T. Reeves, Chairman the Life... Read more »

  • Liberia: Hunger Threatens Quarantined Community in Paynesville

    Observer

    A village of 23 households under quarantine in the Omega Tower Community in Paynesville have been suffering deprivation and Ebola stigma following the deaths of five persons and... Read more »

  • Africa: IMF Sees Strong Growth in Sub-Saharan Africa

    Observer

    Strong growth in the majority of sub-Saharan Africa's economies should underpin a robust regional expansion in 2014 and 2015, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Africa... Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberia Begins Study On More Equitable Compensation Scheme

    FrontPageAfrica

    The Executive Branch of Government has begun a study that would lead to a more uniformed and equitable compensation scheme among state-owned-enterprises (SoEs) and autonomous... Read more »

  • Liberia: PUL, Micat Pen MOU On Media Registration

    FrontPageAfrica

    The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) and the Ministry of Cultural Affairs and Tourism (MICAT) Wednesday, October 22, 2014 signed an MoU on the registration of journalists and media... Read more »

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