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Major Liberian opposition party backs George Weah presidency
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:32:21 +0100
A Liberian opposition party formally backed George Weah for president on Thursday despite mounting a prolonged legal fight with his opponent, Vice-President Joseph Boakai, against the country’s electoral commission. Weah and Boakai are due to face...
© The Punch
Opinion: Ed Sheeran Raises Money for Liberia — and Is Promptly Shamed
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:17:12 +0100
Criticizing the singer for promoting “poverty porn” hurts people the world has forgotten.
© The New York Times
Opinion: Ed Sheeran Raises Money for Liberia — And Is Promptly Shamed
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 22:17:12 +0100
Criticizing the singer for promoting “poverty porn” hurts people the world has forgotten.
© The New York Times
BREAKING: Liberia presidential runoff set for Dec 26
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 18:58:34 +0100
The runoff in Liberia’s presidential elections will be held on December 26, the country’s electoral overseer announced on Tuesday, clearing a final hurdle in a protracted saga. “I am pleased to announce that the 2017 presidential runoff...
© The Punch
Gunrunner arrested in Cape Town for war crimes in Liberia
Sat, 09 Dec 2017 10:13:00 +0100
A notorious Dutch war criminal and gunrunner who fled justice in the Netherlands has been arrested after being tracked down to his Cape Town mansion.
© Cape Times
Liberia court authorises presidential runoff with conditions
Thu, 07 Dec 2017 20:45:37 +0100
Liberia’s Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the electoral commission to proceed with a presidential runoff delayed for a month by fraud complaints, but said the national voter register must be corrected of anomalies first. “The stay order...
© The Punch
Liberian economy struggles as election crisis drags on
Sun, 03 Dec 2017 06:56:38 +0100
Businesses in Liberia’s dual-currency economy are feeling the pinch as customers stay home and the exchange rate keeps climbing in the absence of a resolution to the country’s disputed presidential election. “Nobody wants to buy, people...
© The Punch
Liberian President visits Imo today
Thu, 09 Nov 2017 00:33:12 +0100
The Director General of Rochas Okorocha Foundation, Mrs. Uloma Nwosu,  has stated that the Liberian President, Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, will visit  Owerri, the Imo State capital, on Thursday (today) as a guest of the foundation. Nwosu said Johnson-Sirleaf...
© The Punch
Liberian-American candidate becomes first black mayor in Montana
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 17:36:05 +0100
A former refugee who came to Montana more than 20 years ago was elected to lead its capital city, Helena.
© NY Daily News
Okorocha to unveil Liberian President Johnson-Sirleaf’s statue
Wed, 08 Nov 2017 14:07:35 +0100
Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State is set to unveil the statue of another African president, weeks after a national outrage over the unveiling of a multi-million naira statue of South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma. A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent...
© The Punch
ICYMI: Liberia Supreme Court indefinitely delays presidential runoff
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 18:59:12 +0100
Liberia’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the country’s electoral commission to resolve a fraud complaint lodged by an opposition party before a runoff vote for the presidency can be held. Supreme Court Chief Justice Francis Korkpor said the...
© The Punch
Liberia Supreme Court indefinitely delays presidential runoff
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:24:12 +0100
Liberia’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the country’s electoral commission to resolve a fraud complaint lodged by an opposition party before a runoff vote for the presidency can be held. Supreme Court Chief Justice Francis Korkpor said the...
© The Punch
BREAKING: Liberia Supreme Court indefinitely delays presidential runoff
Mon, 06 Nov 2017 13:24:12 +0100
Liberia’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the country’s electoral commission to resolve a fraud complaint lodged by an opposition party before a runoff vote for the presidency can be held. Supreme Court Chief Justice Francis Korkpor said the...
© The Punch
Liberia’s Supreme Court halts presidential run-off
Wed, 01 Nov 2017 11:28:59 +0100
Liberia’s Supreme Court has stayed the November 7 presidential run-off election until it considers a challenge to first-round results by a losing candidate who has alleged fraud. Third-place finisher Charles Brumskine’s Liberty Party challenged the...
© The Punch
Monrovia Journal: In Liberia, an Executive Mansion Fit for a President — and Ghosts, Too
Sun, 29 Oct 2017 21:38:19 +0100
No president who has slept at the mansion for any extended period has come to a decent end. The place, as any Liberian will tell you, is both haunted and jinxed.
© The New York 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
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
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
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
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
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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