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Friday, 12-19-14, 10:28UN Secretary General Visits Liberia[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -The United Nations Secretary General, His Excellency Mr. BAN Ki-moon arrives in Liberia Friday morning, December 19, 2014 for a one day official visit. The UN Secretary General is leading an 18-member delegation which includes Dr. Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization. While in Liberia, the UN Secretary General and his delegation will meet with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and other high officials of government. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 10:18Supporters of Senatorial Candidates Clash[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -Just three days before Liberians head to the polls in a controversial Senatorial elections' pre-election violence has once again hit the PHP Community, the stronghold of Independent Senatorial candidate Robert Sirleaf, son of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. read more...
Thursday, 12-18-14, 9:52Hospital Rejections Over Ebola Fears Increasing Maternal Deaths[FrontPageAfrica]Monrovia -Lovetta Kamara, 26, died last Saturday after she developed complications due to delay in receiving medical attention in Monrovia after delivery. The mother who left her three-day-old baby went into labor at about 11PM on Friday December 12. Her husband Pissi Kamara says he received a call from his mother while at work telling him that his wife was not breathing normally. He immediately instructed his mother to call the Ambulance according to him. But all the numbers they dialed were unreachable. This he sa read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 17:34Nocal Bid Round Explained[NOCAL]Monrovia -All informed Liberians would agree that the year 2014 has been one of our most challenging years. What with the dreadful Ebola virus killing our people, damaging our sense of security, and devastating our economy. Just prior to the onslaught of the Ebola virus disease, our economy was being affected adversely by various factors including significant drops in prices of our key exports - rubber and iron ore. The impact was evident at the end of the first quarter of calendar year 2014. Economic growth was bei read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 16:09The Concerns of the Int'l Community Are Genuine[NEWS]The International Community has issued a strong worded statement in which they are urging the candidates and parties to conduct peaceful campaigns that respect the rule of law, abide by the code of conduct for candidates and adhere to all rules and regulations promulgated by the National Elections Commission (NEC) for the conduct of elections, particularly health-related measures. read more...
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 12:51Ecowas to Send Elections Observer Team to Liberia[FrontPageAfrica]Abuja -The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has consented to send an observation team midterm Senatorial elections in Liberia. A Foreign Ministry dispatch says the disclosure was made by Kadre Desire Ouedraogo, President of the ECOWAS Commission, during discussions held in Abuja, Nigeria between the ECOWAS President and Liberia's Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 18:44International Community Calls for Peaceful Elections - Statement[Unmil]The diplomatic community in Liberia and the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) look forward to a free, fair, transparent, and peaceful process for the Special Senatorial Elections scheduled for 20 December 2014. Recognising that this is a sovereign process, we call on all stakeholders to help ensure all eligible Liberians are able to participate freely and safely. read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 8:36Former Talk Show Host Alleges There Is a State-Sponsored Plan to Kill Her[IFEX]Center for Media Studies & Peace Building read more...
Tuesday, 12-16-14, 7:49'I Didn't Think Twice, I Decided to Come to Liberia'[Verdade]The Ebola epidemic doesn't give truce and has caused the death of 5,459 people, between 15,351 cases identified in eight countries, until 18 November, according to data from the World Health Organisation (WHO). On the frontline of the fight against this epidemic, in the small town of Greenville, Liberia, we found a Mozambican Jeremias Naiene. read more...
Monday, 12-15-14, 15:35Election Back On Track, but With Reservation[NEWS]The Supreme Court of Liberia has lifted the stay order placed on the special senatorial election, ordering the National Elections Commission (NEC) to proceed with electoral process forthwith. The constitutional court mandated the commission to ensure that the election is held no later than December 20, a week following its ruling on Saturday. read more...

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