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Liberia under assessment for new US government loan
Thu, 21 Jun 2018 19:30:00 +0200
American foreign aid agency Millenium Challenge Corporation is assessing the performance of Liberia's government.
© Cape Times
Chinese fishing company fined for smuggling fish in Liberia
Tue, 19 Jun 2018 12:30:00 +0200
Chinese fishing company Africa Zhong Sheng Hai has been fined US$50,000 by Liberia’s National Fisheries and Aquaculture Authority.
© Cape Times
Liberia to snub Morocco and support USA, Mexico, Canada 2026 World Cup bid
Tue, 29 May 2018 16:20:00 +0200
Liberia is set to break ranks with Africa and support the 2026 Fifa World Cup joint bid of USA, Mexico and Canada instead of Morocco.
© Cape Times
Former Liberian President, Sirleaf dedicates Mo Ibrahim Prize money to women empowerment
Sat, 28 Apr 2018 21:03:22 +0200
Former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dedicated the $5 million (I.8bn Naira) prize money, she got as the winner of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership on Friday to women empowerment. The Nobel Laureate  became...
© The Punch
ICYMI: Ex-Liberian warlord, Jabbateh jailed for eating human hearts
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 20:31:03 +0200
U.S. court has sentenced former Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah” to 30 years in prison for gaining U.S. asylum by lying and also ordering the cooking of the hearts of captives and those he killed. Mohammed Jabbateh, 51, who has lived in East...
© The Punch
Ex-Liberian warlord, Jabbateh jailed for eating human hearts
Fri, 20 Apr 2018 13:25:03 +0200
U.S. court has sentenced former Liberian warlord known as “Jungle Jabbah” to 30 years in prison for gaining U.S. asylum by lying and also ordering the cooking of the hearts of captives and those he killed. Mohammed Jabbateh, 51, who has lived in East...
© The Punch
Liberia issues alert on monkey pox outbreak
Wed, 11 Apr 2018 14:00:20 +0200
Liberian health authorities issued an alert on the possible outbreak of monkeypox, an infectious disease which is found mostly in central and western Africa. Liberia’s chief medical officer Francis Kateh said the disease, caused by the monkeypox virus,...
© The Punch
In New York's 'Little Liberia,' immigrants get ready to leave — or go underground
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200
As time runs out on their protected status, Liberian immigrants are going underground, preparing to leave the U.S. and simply praying for a reprieve. Their experience mirrors what could happen for hundreds of thousands of other immigrants with similar...
© LA Times
In New York's 'Little Liberia,' some immigrants get ready to leave — or go underground
Fri, 06 Apr 2018 12:00:00 +0200
As time runs out on their protected status, Liberian immigrants are going underground, preparing to leave the U.S. and simply praying for a reprieve. Their experience mirrors what could happen for hundreds of thousands of other immigrants with similar...
© LA Times
Trump gives Liberians one year to quit US
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 11:40:36 +0200
US President Donald Trump decided Tuesday to end the protected status of thousands of Liberian migrants to the United States and gave them a year to leave the country. It’s the latest of similar moves, after more than 250,000 Salvadorans, Haitians...
© The Punch
Trump ends longstanding protections for Liberian immigrants
Wed, 28 Mar 2018 00:14:18 +0200
President Trump said Tuesday that Liberia is "no longer experiencing armed conflict."
© NY Daily News
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

Most read news about Liberia:

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
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-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
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
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
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
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...
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