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Tuesday, 03-31-15, 15:23'No Confirmed Case' - Liberia Slates Reports On Ebola Return[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Head of the Incident Management System (IMS), the command center responsible to oversee Liberia's Ebola response, has clarified that contrary to several reports on social media, including Facebook and other sources, Liberia has no other confirmed Ebola case apart from a lady who tested positive for the virus but died last weekend. read more...
Tuesday, 03-31-15, 14:33Liberia Increases Cost to Obtain ECOWAS Biometric Passport[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The government of Liberia through the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has announced an increase in the cost of obtaining an ECOWAS Biometric Passport. The new fee is US$50 and the regulation takes effect on April 30. In a release issued by the Finance and Development Planning Ministry on Monday, the ministry maintained that it increased the fees in keeping with law. read more...
Tuesday, 03-31-15, 12:32Over Allison's 'Multiple Identities' Saga - Foreign Ministry Differs With Justice Minister[Heritage] The Ministry of Foreign Affairs through its Deputy Minister for Legal Affairs, Cllr. Boakai Kanneh, has commented on statement made by Liberia's Justice Minister Cllr. Benedict Sannoh that the late Attorney Michael Allison's case regarding his 'multiple identities' is an indictment against the Passport Division, the Bureau of vital statistics, and the Liberian National Bar by admitting him into the Bar. read more...
Monday, 03-30-15, 15:20Mixed Reactions Over Taylor's Denied Request[Heritage] Several Liberians have given mixed reactions over the denied request of former Liberian President Charles G. Taylor to be transferred from British Jail to Rwanda. read more...
Monday, 03-30-15, 10:24'Still Hopeful' - Charles Taylor's Wife Confident of Breakthrough[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The wife of former Liberian President, Charles Taylor, is hopeful that her husband will get the opportunity to serve his remaining prison term in Rwanda despite denial of his motion by the United Nations backed court. Senator Jewel Howard Taylor has expressed that the decision to grant her Husband a chance to serve his remaining prison term in Africa will come. read more...
Monday, 03-30-15, 9:25Liberia's Only Ebola Virus Disease Patient Dies in Monrovia[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has gathered that the only confirmed Ebola positive patient in Liberia has died. According to sources, Ruth Tugbeh, 44, who was confirmed positive of the deadly virus on Friday, March 20, putting the gains against Ebola by Liberia at risk of reversal died at about 9:00 AM Liberian time on Friday. The patient was undergoing treatment at the Monrovia Medical Unit (MMU) managed by the United States public health service. read more...
Saturday, 03-28-15, 19:15First Ebola Patient in a Month Dies[Deutsche Welle] A Liberian woman who became the country's first Ebola patient in more than a month has died. Officials say two more people are suspected of having the virus, halting the country's plans to be Ebola-free by April. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 13:02'One Ebola Case Constitutes Medical Emergency'[NEWS] The United States Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Representative in Liberia, Dr. Kelvin Decok has told a news conference in Monrovia that one Ebola case constitutes a medical emergency. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 13:00UNDP, Govt. End Sea Erosion Project[NEWS] The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Government of Liberia have concluded the first phase of a 100-meter costal defense project in New Kru Town, near Monrovia. read more...
Friday, 03-27-15, 12:51The Lebanese Community Must Speak[NEWS] It Is Little over a week since ten Liberian girls were repatriated home from Lebanon after they were allegedly abused sexually and subjected to inhumane treatments. The girls were repatriated following public outcry that the government should intervene to ensure their safety. There are various accounts regarding how our girls were promised, but later humiliated and abused simply because they were miles away from home. read more...

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