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Monday, 10-27-14, 13:05Urey - How Can Justify Its Decision to Recommend Me for Prosecution?[FrontPageAfrica]I refer to the Press Conference given by Mr. James Verdier, the head of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) on Thursday, October 23, 2014, excerpts of which also appeared in several local newspapers. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 10:25Study Reveals Alarming Ebola Predictions[Thomson Reuters Foundation]London -Efforts to control the Ebola virus in Liberia must be quickly and dramatically scaled up or tens of thousands of people will die in the coming months, said a study published on Friday. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 8:54Money Deal Chokes Lawmaker[New Dawn]A Montserrado County Representative has been choked by money as he fights back admitting that he grossly violated the Public Procurement Concession Commission or PPCC law for expediency. read more...
Monday, 10-27-14, 8:52Showdown in Cape Mount As Incumbent Senator Faces Several Big Names[Heritage]Monrovia -The incumbent Senator of Grand Cape Mounty County, Abel Momodu Massalay, will be facing ten(10) challengers during the much publicized Special Senatorial Election in the county. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 14:17Hunger Threatens Quarantined Community in Paynesville[Observer]A village of 23 households under quarantine in the Omega Tower Community in Paynesville have been suffering deprivation and Ebola stigma following the deaths of five persons and three confirmed cases of the stubborn virus. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 11:32'We Want Justice for Shaki' - Kids Hold Protest On Capitol Hill[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -Group of children between the ages of 12 to 16 gathered before the Capitol Building, seat of the National Legislature Thursday, seeking justice for their fallen colleague Shaki Kamara, who died in a state security shootout against civilians in the West Point Community in August this year. The children gathered with placards, chanting antigovernment slogans with specific messages to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf while others directed their protest to the National Legislature. read more...
Friday, 10-24-14, 11:31Liberia's Graft Agency Submits Top Dogs for Prosecution[FrontPageAfrica]Recommendations for prosecution of officials of government has now become a cliché with several reports from the Ministry of Justice, General Auditing Commission, the Liberia Anti Corruption Commission all stockpiled and awaiting action from the Executive Branch of Government. Despite the public declaration that corruption is the public enemy number one with a promise by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her regime to fight the menace head-on, there are no known cases of prosecution against indivi read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 15:03Gay Community Under Attack in Liberia Over Ebola Outbreak[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Dakar/New York -Leroy Ponpon doesn't know whether to lock himself in his flat in Monrovia because of the deadly Ebola virus, or because he is gay. Christian churches' recent linking of the two have made life hell for him and hundreds of other gays. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 10:32Ebola Survivors Are Symbols of Hope and Help[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Dakar -Ebola survivors in Liberia are quickly becoming an important part of the fight against the deadly virus that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa since being detected in the region in March. read more...
Thursday, 10-23-14, 1:01How I Could Have Brought Ebola to Washington[allAfrica]New York -In September, I spent time with an American woman who had recently been in Lofa County, Liberia, an Ebola hot spot bordering the village in Guinea where the first case was identified. We were nowhere near west Africa; we were both attending an international conference with participants from around the world. read more...

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