Liberian President Criticized Over Ebola


Following criticism of her decision to leave Liberia "amid the Ebola crisis", including comments by millionaire businessman Benoni Urey, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says her trip was planned "well before the Ebola situation evolved". In a statement, the president urged politicians to refrain from politicizing the situation.
  • Liberia:  Presidency Defends Ebola Response

    FrontPageAfrica, 7 April 2014

    Benoni Urey held no punches last week, when he slammed President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf for what he described as abandoning the nation for an overseas adventure in the midst of a ... read more »

Local affiliates of international organizations are expanding to address health needs (file photo)

  • Liberia:  Ebola Outbreak Creates Political Controversy in Liberia

    Voice of America, 8 April 2014

    With more than 150 cases and nearly 100 deaths reported from the Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, health officials say the disease is becoming an epidemic in ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Presidential Press Secretary On Comments Made By Benoni Urey

    Liberia Government, 7 April 2014

    Welcome ladies and gentlemen of the press. We have followed a lot of loose comments made by Mr. Benoni Urey, specifically targeted at the presidency. read more »

  • Liberia:  Special Statement By President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf On the Ebola Situation

    Liberia Government, 5 April 2014

    Fellow citizens: My trip to Europe was planned well before the Ebola situation evolved. Before I left, I had proper consultations with the Minister of Health and his team. The ... read more »

  • Liberia:  MICAT Announces New Program for Ebola Awareness

    The New Dawn, 7 April 2014

    As part of efforts to ensure that its citizens are well informed about the deadly Ebola virus, the Ministry of Information, Culture & Tourism (MICAT) has announced a new radio ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Over Ebola - Who Should We Believe?

    The New Dawn, 7 April 2014

    While members of the 53rd Liberian Legislature are calling for the closure of schools across the country in the wake of threats being posed by the deadly Ebola virus, President ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Government Scores Poor As Usual in Information Dissemination

    The Inquirer, 31 March 2014

    One of the reasons why many persons are at times concerned about what goes into the press is that if proper care or prudence is not exercised, such could cause unnecessary fear, ... read more »

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