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Only registered teachers will go to Liberia, TRCN says
Tue, 13 Mar 2018 15:14:35 +0100
Olufemi Atoyebi, Ibadan The Registrar and Chief Executive, Teachers Registration Council of Nigeria, Prof. Segun Ajiboye, on Tuesday said only teachers who were registered with the TRCN would be considered for teaching appointment in Liberia. Newly-elected...
© The Punch
Lassa fever kills three in Liberia
Fri, 09 Mar 2018 18:37:54 +0100
Liberian authorities on Friday confirmed three more deaths from Lassa fever, a disease endemic in several West African countries. The deaths were recorded from the counties of Montserrado and Nimba, the ministry of health said. Liberia has confirmed a...
© The Punch
Liberia needs 6,000 teachers from Nigeria, says George Weah
Tue, 06 Mar 2018 00:27:59 +0100
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Liberian President, George Weah, on Monday said political change was meaningless without development, prosperity and growth. He also said Liberia would need at least 6,000 teachers from Nigeria Weah said this while addressing State...
© The Punch
Weah seeks Nigeria’s support for Liberia’s development
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 15:59:14 +0100
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja Liberian President, George Weah, on Monday said political change was meaningless without development, prosperity, and growth. Weah said this while addressing State House correspondents at the end of a meeting he had with President...
© The Punch
Buhari, Liberian President, Weah, meet inside Aso Rock
Mon, 05 Mar 2018 12:28:48 +0100
Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting behind closed door with the Liberian President, George Weah. The meeting is holding inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Weah arrived the premises at about 12:34 pm and was received...
© The Punch
‘I inherited a broke country’, says new Liberian president
Wed, 21 Feb 2018 11:17:55 +0100
Liberia’s new President George Weah on Tuesday pledged to fight corruption as he spoke about conditions in his “broke country” on the first day of an official visit to Paris. The former international football star who, took office on...
© The Punch
Liberian warlord in 1990 massacre quietly living in Philadelphia
Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:14:25 +0100
Moses Thomas is accused of being a feared warlord who oversaw one of the most brutal units in Liberia’s bloody civil war.
© NY Daily News
Liberia's Johnson Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim leadership prize
Mon, 12 Feb 2018 08:51:00 +0100
Former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the first woman to win the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership.
© Cape Times
200 Nigerian peacekeepers withdraw from Liberia
Fri, 09 Feb 2018 16:04:42 +0100
The last batch of 200 Nigerian peacekeepers deployed in Liberia under the UN Mission in Liberia have withdrawn after five years following the conclusion of their mission in the country. The last military protection force in UNSMIL left Liberia on Thursday...
© The Punch
A Restaurant With Liberia at Its Heart
Thu, 01 Feb 2018 17:29:02 +0100
At Serengeti Kitchen, the chef Doughba Caranda-Martin III explores different regions of the continent, but its current menu draws from his childhood.
© The New York Times
Liberia’s George Weah slashes salary by 25%
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 19:25:02 +0100
Liberia’s newly sworn-in President George Weah pledged to cut his own salary by a quarter on Monday, in a nationwide address in which he warned of tough times ahead for a “broke” country. “The state of the economy that my administration...
© The Punch
Liberia's Weah vows to change 'racist' constitution, reduce own salary
Mon, 29 Jan 2018 20:31:00 +0100
Liberian President George Weah said he would seek to remove a "racist" clause in the constitution that restricts citizenship to black people.
© Cape Times
Liberia imposes one year ban on female genital mutilation
Thu, 25 Jan 2018 15:22:51 +0100
Liberia on Thursday imposed a one-year ban on Female Genital Mutilation, a highly contentious issue in the West African country, but campaigners said it may not be enforceable. The ban came into force after former leader Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf signed an...
© The Punch
I’ll build free, equal, just Liberia, says Weah
Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:43:52 +0100
Former soccer star, George Weah, on Monday took the oath of office as the 24th President of Liberia with a pledge to build an equal, free and just country, the News Agency of Nigeria reports. Delivering his inaugural address, Weah promised to do everything...
© The Punch
Five things George Weah promised Liberians
Mon, 22 Jan 2018 19:54:51 +0100
Former football star George Weah promised to tackle Liberia’s economic and social problems as he was sworn in on Monday in the first democratic transfer of power for more than 70 years. Here are five things he has pledged to do since his election:...
© The Punch

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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
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
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 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
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
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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