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Tuesday, 07-07-15, 11:33Boy's Death Not Ebola, but Dog-Eating[New Dawn] The people of Nedoweh are claiming that the 17- year old boy whose death was attributed to Ebola did not died of the disease, but a dead poisoned dog. read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 15:24Finance Ministry 'Hooked' in the Management of Over U.S.$ 200 Million in GAC Audit Report[Heritage] The just released audit of the Government of Liberia (GOL) Consolidated Fund Financial Statements by the General Auditing Commission (GAC) says, overall, the activities undertaken by the authorities of the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning (MFDP) in the management of the GoL Consolidated Funds were 'marred with a number of irregularities and internal control deficiencies'. read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 15:24New World Bank Country Director for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone[Heritage] In this position, his top three priorities will be to: (i) work closely with the three partner countries to provide innovative products and services that respond to their diverse development challenges and contribute to achieving sustainable economic growth and poverty reduction, with a specific emphasis on post-Ebola recovery; (ii) manage the Accra office and lead and support staff and the country management team, working closely with internal and external partners, to enhance results; and (iii) contribut read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:20EJS Lauds U.S. Assistance in Containing Ebola Outbreak[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has lauded the United States Government for the deployment of 4,000 U.S. army boots to Liberia, a move that brought confidence; thus renewing a commitment that portrays America as a true friend. According to an Executive Mansion release, the Liberian leader was speaking Thursday, July 2, 2015 at programs in observance of the 239th Independence of the United States of America at the Executive Pavilion in Monrovia. read more...
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:19Liberia's Health Ministry Clarifies Hazard Pay for Ex-Ebola Crew[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The head office of the Ministry of Health in Oldest Congo Town was on Wednesday, July 1, 2015 besieged by a group of aggrieved Healthcare workers in demand of their Hazard / Risk benefits. In a rather ruthless and violent approach, the demonstrators said they on several occasions made known their dissatisfaction to Health Authorities over the payment of their Hazard Benefits, but nothing was done to the effect. read more...
Saturday, 07-04-15, 23:14Country Confirms Re-Emergence of Ebola[CISA] Monrovia -Liberia confirmed a third Ebola case on July 2, nearly two months after it was declared Ebola free. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 13:45Ebola - As Virus Resurfaces, Unicef Teams and Supplies Arrive in Affected Areas[UN News] In a speedy response to Liberia's first confirmed cases of Ebola in more than three months, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has begun distributing emergency supplies in the affected communities including tents for isolating those under quarantine, hygiene kits and chlorine and buckets for handwashing stations. read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 13:00Unprecedented Abandonment Engulfs Logan Town - Mombo Town U.S.$1.9 M Road Project[New Republic] Investigation conducted by a team of journalists on the Logan Town - Mombo Town Project has revealed an unprecedented abandonment of a US$1.9 million-government funded road project by an Ivorian road construction company named, Koman Enterprises (SEK Liberia). read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 12:41No Information Yet on Source of New Ebola Infection - Official[Heritage] The Head of the Incident Management System at the Ministry of Health Mr. Tolbert Nyenswah says no findings have been established about how the 17-year-old school boy contracted the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) that led to his death in Margibi County, and leaving two other confirmed cases in ETU . read more...
Friday, 07-03-15, 11:22Protesting Students Block Presidential Motorcade[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Thursday received one of the shocks of her presidency Thursday when students physically blocked the Presidential convoy, lying on the floor in front of the motorcade. read more...

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