African Refugees Upliftment Association to be Formed Soon in Nigeria.

Written on:November 4, 2007
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By Mataly Mondaye,Lagos Bureau Chief

A group of well meaning citizens and philanthropists in Nigeria have grouped themselves together to form an organization that will cater to the less privileged  in society particularly refugees. Read more…

Sirleaf Meets Bush in Washington

Written on:October 23, 2007
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Sirleaf Meets Bush in Washington

  Executive Mansion Press Release Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has held talks in Washington with United States President George W. Bush. The meeting, which lasted more than half an hour, was held in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington,D.C.

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World Environmental Day Observed in Buduburam

Written on:October 23, 2007
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World Environmental Day Observed in Buduburam

By Joseph N.Swen,Ghana Bureau Chief  Liberian Refugees in Ghana gave their Settlement a face-lift on Saturday, October 14, 2007, in observance of World Environment Day declared by the United Nation Environment Program (UNEP) for the awareness of clean environment.

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Church Assists Needy Liberians in Nigeria

Written on:October 23, 2007
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Church Assists Needy Liberians in Nigeria

By Mataly Mondaye, Nigeria Bureau Chief Amidst persistent calls from the president of Liberia, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf for Liberians in exile to return home and contribute to the rebuilding process of their motherland Liberia, some Liberians in the Diaspora, specifically Nigeria have been blessed by philanthropists, churches and other institutions to built their educational background, financial status, livelihood, and human capital through the awarding of scholarships and Micro finance…

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High Cost of Living Makes Liberian Refugees Fetch Water from Potholes

Written on:October 23, 2007
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High Cost of Living Makes Liberian Refugees Fetch Water from Potholes

By Joseph Swen,Ghana Bureau Chief Liberian Refugees resident at Buduburam,Ghana who are still seemingly hesitant of returning to their home land  are experiencing high cost of  living as a result of which they are forced to fetch water from unhygienic and dangerous locations.

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Engineering Students Association of Liberia Launched in Exile Ghana

Written on:October 17, 2007
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Engineering Students Association of Liberia Launched in Exile Ghana

By Dagney McKinney, Buduburam, Ghana Liberia is a country on edge, but amidst the turmoil and suffering, there are people, organizations, groups trying to make a difference, tossing ideas around and trying to put them into practice. One of these groups is the Engineering Students Association of Liberia (ESAL), which had it’s official launching on September 14, 2007. ESAL’s motto, “Make the Nation Proud!” could be heard throughout the launching…

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Liberian NGO in U.S. Donates to Diaster Fund

Written on:October 11, 2007
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Liberian NGO in U.S. Donates to Diaster Fund

A U.S.based Non Governmental Organization,the United Bassa Organization in the United States(UNIBOA) has  presented an amount of $3,000 USD to Grand Bassa County Superintendent,Julia Duncan -Cassell  as part of its donation towards the  Sea Erosion Disaster Fund set up recently as a result of a devastating sea Erosion that rocked South Eastern Liberia.

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New Justice Minister Declares War on Rising Crime in Liberia

Written on:September 16, 2007
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New Justice Minister Declares War on Rising Crime in Liberia

From AFP via Yahoo! News: Liberia’s newly appointed Justice Minister Philip Banks on Thursday declared war against a soaring crime wave in the west African country battling to recover from decades of conflict and lawlessness.

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Liberian Leader Calls For Control of HIV/AIDS

Written on:September 16, 2007
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Liberian Leader Calls For Control of HIV/AIDS

A press release from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s Executive Mansion: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says HIV/AIDS will have a major impact on Liberia’s developmental agenda unless its growing rate can be controlled. The President expressed the hope that the National AIDS Commission can find a way to address the problem through the exchange of ideas.

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President Bush Offers 18 Months DED for TPS Liberians

Written on:September 13, 2007
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President Bush Offers 18 Months DED for TPS Liberians

United States President George W.Bush says Liberians in the United States that were granted Temporary Protective Status(TPS) will no longer be deported come Oct 1 as was already planned by the Department of Homeland Security(DHS).

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