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Wednesday, 07-29-15, 11:08A Conversation With - Dominic W. Rennie, Administrator, Redemption Hospital[Ebola Deeply] Dominic W. Rennie is the general administrator of Redemption Hospital, which treats around 1,000 people per week in New Kru Town, Monrovia, Liberia. As the Ebola outbreak swept through Monrovia, the hospital found itself on the front lines: 12 of the staff died. A year later, their colleagues wear rubber boots and work in clean wards, renovated by organizations including the African Union (AU) and the International Rescue Committee (IRC). read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 16:05TRC Hits 'Rock'[New Republic] The former political leader of the National Union of Democratic Party-NUDP, Prince Yormie Johnson said the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) report has hit the 'Rock of Gibraltar' due to many gaps. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 11:27U.S. Tip Report - 'Liberia Still a Major Human Trafficking Source'[FrontPageAfrica] The United States Government through the Department of State says Liberia remains a major source and destination for the trafficking of men, women, and children who are being subjected to forced labor and sex trafficking. The U.S. assertions are contained in the 2015 edition of the annual Trafficking in Persons (TIP) Report which places Liberia in the Tier 2 Category, just above the dangerous watch list. read more...
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 11:22Keeping Ebola At Bay Along West African Borders[IFRC] Every day hundreds of people cross the Mano River bridge, at Bo-waterside in Grand Cape Mount county--on foot, in taxis and in trucks. This is the main border crossing between Liberia and Sierra Leone, a well-worn path between the closely connected communities along either side of the river. read more...
Monday, 07-27-15, 7:57Favourites Live Up to Billing[CAF] Nigeria made a triumphant entry into the second round of the continental qualifiers for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup courtesy a 7-0 thumping of Liberia on Saturday in Ibadan. read more...
Sunday, 07-26-15, 8:06Liberia's 168th Anniversary Must Help Sustain the Peace[Inquirer] PRESIDENT ELLEN JOHNSON Sirleaf has by proclamation declared Sunday, July 26, 2015 as Independence Day to be celebrated throughout the Republic as a National Holiday. read more...
Sunday, 07-26-15, 7:29Global Witness Exposes GVL[NEWS] Liberians are reported to have been beaten, threatened, and arrested for taking a stand against one of the world's biggest palm oil plantations as it sweeps across the southeast of the country, a new Global Witness exposé revealed. read more...
Friday, 07-24-15, 15:19PUL Condemns Strange Newspaper[New Republic] The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has condemned the appearance of a strange newspaper on the newsstand with the publisher, contact number and full address unknown. read more...
Friday, 07-24-15, 14:07Liberia's National Day[State Department] Washington, DC -Press Statement read more...
Friday, 07-24-15, 10:36Global Witness Exposé Reveals Violence, Threats, and False Promises Driving Rapid Palm Oil Expansion[Global Witness] Urgent reforms needed to protect citizens and regulate plantation companies read more...

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