Liberia Bans Journalists from Ebola Centers

Written on:October 10, 2014
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Monrovia, Liberia

President Sirleaf delivers her 9th Annual Message

President Sirleaf delivers her 9th Annual Message

Zoom Dosso of AFP reports that the Liberian government is banning all journalists from visiting Ebola clinics in the West African nation. Read more…

WHO Says Number of Ebola Infected to Reach 20,000 by End of November

Written on:September 29, 2014
Ebola

Minneapolis, Minn According to a study carried out by the World Health Organization (WHO), there will be a sharp increase in the number of people infected with Ebola over the course of the next two months. Based on estimates published by the WHO and the Imperial College of London, 20,000 people will have contracted the virus by the end of November. The study was published in the “New England Journal…

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President Obama Extends DED for Liberians for Two More Years

Written on:September 26, 2014
U.S.President Barack Obama

Minneapolis,MN United States president Barack Obama has extended the Deferred Enforced Departure (DED) until September 30, 2016 for some Liberian citizens who had been on Temporary Protective Status (TPS) in the United States since 1991.

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No U.S Visas for Sexual Violence Perpetrators

Written on:February 26, 2014
US Secretary of State.John Kerry & UK Foreign Secretary William Hague

Washington, D.C Anyone involved in sexual violence in times of armed conflict will not receive a U.S. visa, says Secretary of State John Kerry.

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University of Liberia to Open School of Nursing This Fall

Written on:February 25, 2014
Visiting UI Delegation

Executive Mansion, Monrovia Liberia’s premier and only publicly funded University, the University of Liberia (UL) will open a school of Nursing in September 2014, according to the Executive Mansion.

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UN Boss Urges Uganda to Repeal Anti-Homosexuality Law

Written on:February 25, 2014
UN Boss,Ban Ki-moon

UN News, New York The United Nations (UN) Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon today urged Ugandan authorities to revise or repeal the country’s Anti-Homosexuality Bill, one day after he said it violates basic human rights and endangers lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the country.

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Power Africa to Improve Reliable Access to Electricity for Africans

Written on:February 25, 2014
Lineman stringes Power lines in a Village in Tanzania

Washington,D.C Power Africa, an initiative to improve reliable access to electricity for millions of Africans, has been investing in a range of energy projects that partners hope will boost economic growth in African nations.

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Liberian Gunmen Suspected of Attacking Ivory Coast Border Town

Written on:February 24, 2014
Ivorian Forces

Abidjan, Ivory Coast At least four Ivorian soldiers and several attackers were killed when suspected gunmen from Liberia raided a border town in the west of the country, authorities said on Sunday.

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Modern Eye Center to be Established in Liberia

Written on:February 24, 2014
Liberian President,Sirleaf & Visiting Indian Doctor,Rao

Executive Mansion, Monrovia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the visit of Dr. Gullapalli N. Rao and the partnership with the LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) of Hyderabad, India, is well on course, and a modern ophthalmological center will soon be established in Liberia. Although the implementation of the program is long-term, the President indicated that she is pleased with the progress.

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UN Says New Anti-Homosexuality Law in Uganda Violates Basic Human Rights

Written on:February 24, 2014
UN High Commissioner for human rights,Navi Pillay

UN News, New York Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay have spoken out against the anti-homosexuality law signed into force today in Uganda, saying it violates basic human rights and endangers lesbians, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people in the country.

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