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Could a former footballer become Liberia's next president?
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 21:26:00 +0200
Former international footballer George Weah will face a runoff for Liberia’s presidency against vice-president, Joseph Boakai on November 7.
© Cape Times
Horse-trading begins for Liberia presidential runoff
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:29:38 +0200
Liberian parties began internal talks on Monday on whether to back former international footballer George Weah or incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai in a runoff for the presidency. Weah obtained 39.0 percent and Boakai 29.1 percent of votes cast on...
© The Punch
UPDATED: Liberia’s Weah, Boakai face presidential runoff in November
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 20:45:54 +0200
Former international footballer George Weah and Liberia’s Vice President Joseph Boakai will face a runoff for the country’s presidency on November 7, the national election commission announced Sunday. With tallies in from 95.6 percent of polling...
© The Punch
BREAKING:Liberia to hold Weah, Boakai runoff for presidency
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:51:54 +0200
Liberia’s electoral commission announced Sunday that a runoff vote for the presidency will be held between former footballer George Weah and incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai. With the vote counts in from 95.6 percent of the polling stations,...
© The Punch
Liberia election: Nothing can stop my victory – Boakai
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:59:26 +0200
Vice-President Joseph Boakai of Liberia says “nothing is going to stop” his victory in the Oct. 10 presidential elections. Speaking with newsmen in Monrovia, he expressed optimism of winning the election in the first round, although he is still second...
© The Punch
Weah, Boakai edge towards Liberia presidential run-off
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 09:13:59 +0200
Former football star George Weah and incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai on Saturday edged closer to competing in a run-off vote for Liberia’s presidency, with three quarters of polling stations counted. Weah now commands 39.2 percent of votes...
© The Punch
Weah leads Boakai in race for Liberia presidency
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 19:39:51 +0200
More partial figures released by Liberia’s electoral commission Friday showed former footballer George Weah ahead of incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai as they battle for the presidency. With 33.71 percent of polling stations counted, Weah has...
© The Punch
Weah, Boakai ahead in Liberia election partial results
Fri, 13 Oct 2017 09:33:41 +0200
Liberian presidential candidates George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai dominated partial tallies released by the country’s electoral commission on Thursday, but the results showed the vast majority of votes are yet to be counted. Political...
© The Punch
VP Boakai, Weah lead in Liberia provisional result
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 23:22:41 +0200
The Liberian electoral body has just released provisional results of Tuesday’s presidential and House of Representatives elections. The result was from some polling centres across the country. Though no winner has yet to emerge, Vice President Joseph...
© The Punch
Liberians await delayed results for new president
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 18:21:29 +0200
Liberia on Thursday awaited the delayed announcement of the outcome of presidential elections as international observers called for the results to be released promptly to avoid stoking tension. Political parties have expressed concern over polling-day...
© The Punch
Mbete thanks outgoing Liberian president
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:22:00 +0200
National Assembly speaker Baleka Mbete commended outgoing President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson for her successful presidency in Liberia.
© Cape Times
Wenger fooled by fake news, congratulates George Weah on Liberia election win
Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:11:57 +0200
Arsenal’s football manager, Arsene Wenger, has been fooled by fake news making the rounds that George Weah won the Liberia’s presidential election. Wenger, who coached the 51-year-old footballer-turned-politician at Monaco between 1988 and...
© The Punch
Liberia awaits results in problem-hit vote to replace Sirleaf
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:11:04 +0200
Counting was under way in Liberia on Wednesday amid reports of problems during a peaceful vote to determine President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s successor after 12 years. The first official results from the presidential and legislative elections are...
© The Punch
Turnout high as Liberians elect Sirleaf successor in historic democratic transition of power
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 03:21:04 +0200
Liberians turned out in force on Tuesday to choose a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in a contest set to complete the country’s first ...
© Japan Times
Turnout high, nonviolent as Liberians elect Sirleaf successor in historic democratic transition of power
Wed, 11 Oct 2017 03:21:04 +0200
Liberians turned out in force on Tuesday to choose a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in a contest set to complete the country’s first ...
© Japan Times

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Liberian Officials Identify Ebola Victim in Texas as Thomas Eric Duncan
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 22:23:28 +0200
Senior Liberian officials said the man, Thomas Eric Duncan from Monrovia, had helped a woman who had Ebola to the hospital a few days before he left for the United States.
© The New York Times
Penn doctor prepares to fight Ebola in Liberia
Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:37:30 +0200
Trish Henwood wasn't sleeping well. "I'm not somebody who suffers from insomnia - ever," she says. But she was feeling guilt, feeling the call. She had to go to Liberia, to confront the Ebola epidemic. But how could she?
© The Philadelphia Inquirer
Liberia: Ebola to cause economic slide
Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:00:00 +0200
Liberia’s economy will probably contract next year if the Ebola outbreak is not contained and continues to affect iron ore mining companies.
© Cape Times
American Ebola survivor Dr. Rick Sacra returns to Liberia this week
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 21:20:00 +0100
Dr. Rick Sacra, a family physician from Massachusetts, is returning this week to the West African country where he contracted Ebola to resume work as a medical missionary.
© LA Times
U.N. worker dies of suspected Ebola in Liberia
Wed, 01 Oct 2014 20:49:39 +0200
The United Nations mission in Liberia announced on Wednesday the first suspected victim among its employees of the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaging the impoverished West African nation. Karin Landgren, head of UNMIL, told reporters in the capital Monrovia...
© Japan Times
Ebola victim to be charged in Liberia for lying on health form
Thu, 02 Oct 2014 19:49:38 +0200
Liberia will charge the man who became the first U.S.-diagnosed case of Ebola because the patient lied on a health form when leaving the diseased-ravaged West African nation.
© NY Daily News
Ebola-hit Liberia lifts night curfew for New Year’s Eve services
Thu, 01 Jan 2015 01:54:51 +0100
Ebola-ravaged Liberia on Wednesday lifted a night curfew in place since August to allow New Year’s Eve services. Justice Minister Benedict F. Sannoh said in a statement he was acting on the orders of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, herself a practicing...
© Japan Times
Just five Ebola cases left in Liberia – UN
Sat, 24 Jan 2015 19:30:58 +0100
The United Nations said on Saturday Liberia was dealing with just five remaining cases of Ebola, in the clearest sign yet that the country is nearing the end of the outbreak. The worst outbreak of the virus in history has seen the west African nation...
© The Punch
FG urges vigilance as Ebola resurface in Liberia
Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:39:48 +0200
The Federal Government had advised Nigerians to be vigilant and embrace basic hygiene as Ebola Virus Disease re-emerges in Liberia. This is contained in a statement signed by Ayotunde Adesugba, Director Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of...
© The Punch
Ebola outbreak ‘threatens Liberia’s national existence’
Wed, 10 Sep 2014 08:56:24 +0200
Liberia is facing a “serious threat” to its national existence as the deadly Ebola virus “spreads like wildfire” there, its defence minister says. Brownie Samukai told the UN Security Council that the international response to...
© The Punch
Toronto doctor who fought SARS working to stop Ebola virus in Liberia
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 02:05:21 +0100
Mount Sinai Hospital’s Director of Infection Control Dr. Allison McGeer joined the World Health Organization in October to help battle the virus, which has killed 3,400 people in Liberia since May.
© The Star
Liberia close to beating Ebola as cases dwindle
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 03:17:32 +0100
Liberia appears close to beating Ebola with plans to reopen schools next month after the latest figures show the infection rate has dwindled to just three cases a day, The UK Guardian reports. The United States also plans to withdraw around half its 2,400...
© The Punch
Liberia to see huge Ebola surge – WHO
Tue, 09 Sep 2014 07:56:28 +0200
World Health Organization says thousands of new cases are imminent as efforts to fight outbreak fall woefully short. The World Health Organization has warned that Liberia is set to see a huge spike in infections from the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa,...
© The Punch
Ebola drug trial under way in Liberia
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 07:51:59 +0100
A clinical drug trial is now under way at a major health centre in Liberia’s capital to determine if a medication already used to treat other viruses could help those suffering from Ebola. The drug called brincidofovir is being tested in patients...
© The Punch
2 from Liberia screened for Ebola after falling ill on flights to Chicago
Wed, 22 Oct 2014 05:10:00 +0200
Two people who arrived at O'Hare International Airport on Tuesday from Liberia were under observation at Chicago hospitals as part of the city's infectious disease protocols after they experienced nausea and other illnesses during their flights, city...
© Chicago Tribune
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