Liberia Newswire (Page 8)

Liberia Newswire (Page 8)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Liberia. (Page 8)

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  1. Liberia: Liberia's Telecom Authority Oks Orange - Cellcom AcquisitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Monrovia - The Board of Commissioners of the Liberia Telecommunications Authority has approved the acquisition of Cellcom Telecommunications by Orange through its subsidiary Orange Cote d'Ivoire. The transaction was approved by the regulator on February 10, 2016 in what it termed "a positive move and a welcomed development for the telecommunications sector."

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  2. Liberia: No Severance for Nocal Officials - President Plan CriticizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Two members of the National Legislature have criticized alleged plans by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to give huge severance benefits to officials of the financially broken down National Oil Company of Liberia . Representatives Julius Berrian and Gabriel Smith in an interview with FrontPage claimed that if rumors about the huge severance benefits for officials of NOCAL is true, it could undermine the investigation into the alleged wasteful spending of the company's finances.

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  3. Liberia's capital city two years after the Ebola epidemicRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | The Globe and Mail

    Liberia was hard hit by the Ebola outbreak and health facilities at the time were overwhelmed. After almost two years, on January 14, 2016 the World Health Organization declared the epidemic over.

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  4. Liberia: 'Increase Political Risk Hampering Economy' - Finance MinisterRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Monrovia - Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh says Liberia's political transition is contributing to the economic financial crisis. According to him, during political transition in any country, investors take into account political risk in their investment.

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  5. Conner joins Baptist-TiptonRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | Covington Leader

    ... change the community's perception of (Baptist-) Tipton." His eyes light up when he talks about his mission trips to Liberia where, with Yale, he said he helped re-start John F. Kennedy Medical Center in Monrovia. "Going there and back and forth to ...

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  6. Rosneft, Pietro Barbaro Form JV for ShippingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2016 | Marine News

    ... Ministry of the Republic of Indonesia. Pursuant to the Maritime Transport Agreement signed between the Republic of Liberia and the People's Republic of China on 3 November 2015, Liberia will be added SBM Offshore, the world's top oil production ship ...

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  7. Liberia praises China for military equipment donationsRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | Xinhuanet

    Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Wednesday lauded the Chinese government for donating equipment in supporting the rebuilding of a new Armed Forces of Liberia . In a statement made available to Xinhua in Monrovia, the Liberian leader said the donation, valued at 3 million U.S. dollars, has come at the right time when most of the equipment used by the army have now broken down.

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  8. "Redefining National Leadership for Liberiaa s Transformation"Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2016 | The Perspective

    A Keynote Speech at the 1st National Convention of the All Liberia Party February 5, 2016, Gbarnga City Hall, Bong County By Tiawan S. Gongloe Mr. Acting Chairman and members of the organizing Committee Partisans and sympathizers of the All Liberia Party And other distinguished ladies and gentlemen This is the second time in less than a year that I have been invited to deliver a keynote speech at a convention of a party that I am not a member of. The first was on July 6, 2015 at the 35th Convention of the True Whig Party in Bentol City, Montserrado County.

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  9. After Ebola, Surf's Up Again In LiberiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... scared." It's a hot Saturday afternoon in Robertsport, a sleepy fishing town a few hours drive east from Monrovia, Liberia, and the boys are watching their peers compete in the town's annual surfing championship. About 50 locals have shown up to ...

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  10. Ebola and Its Control in Liberia, 2014 - "2015Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    Tolbert G. Nyenswah, Francis Kateh, Luke Bawo, Moses Massaquoi, Miatta Gbanyan, Mosoka Fallah, Thomas K. Nagbe, Kollie K. Karsor, C. Sanford Wesseh, Sonpon Sieh, Alex Gasasira, Peter Graaff, Lisa Hensley, Hans Rosling, Terrence Lo, Satish K. Pillai, Neil Gupta, Joel M. Montgomery, Ray L. Ransom, Desmond Williams, A. Scott Laney, Kim A. Lindblade, Laurence Slutsker, Jana L. Telfer, Athalia Christie, Frank Mahoney, and Kevin M. De Cock Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, Monrovia, Liberia Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA The severe epidemic of Ebola virus disease in Liberia started in March 2014.

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  11. Ebola Virus Persistence in Semen Ex VivoRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    On March 20, 2015, a case of Ebola virus disease was identified in Liberia that most likely was transmitted through sexual contact. We assessed the efficiency of detecting Ebola virus in semen samples by molecular diagnostics and the stability of Ebola virus in ex vivo semen under simulated tropical conditions.

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  12. Political and Economically-Inspired Assassinations: Sirleaf, Boaikai and Alex Tyler Must ResignRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2016 | The Perspective

    ... economically motivated, driven and executed, we must not sugar coat anything. The former managing director of the Liberia Petroleum Refinery Company (LPRC), Mr. Harry Greaves was executed and sodomized by the invisible workings and failure of the ...

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  13. Liberia: Ebola Survivors Face Health Problems and Fears Virus Could ReturnRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Liberian said. "I thought I would die," she added, sitting in the waiting room of an Ebola survivor clinic in Liberia's capital Monrovia. Varney is among Liberia's 6,000 survivors of the world's worst Ebola outbreak, which has infected 28,000 and ...

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  14. Patriots Never Fall Victims To Their Actions......A Call Of...Read the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Perspective

    Fellow Liberians, sons and daughters of the masses, nationalists and patriots and men, women and children of the intellectual class of the motherland, it was not by mistake that we found ourselves in the geographical spot called Liberia. The conditions we face today must never lead us to questioning the Supreme Creator why he placed us in Liberia.

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  15. Students Divided Over Selection of Speaker Tyler as Intellectual Discourse SpeakerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Perspective

    The University of Liberia on Capitol Hill last Wednesday, January 27 stood still as its made another headline as a result of the speaker presence through the Intellectual Discourse Committee of ULSU interim leadership.Undoubtedly, the University of Liberia as the microcosm of the nation and the highest institution of learning should be the first to set precedents for other universities to emulate. The University of Liberia is the oldest institution of higher learning in tropical Africa which was established by an act of Legislatures of the Republic of Liberia, February 15, 1951 is noted for student politics, national debates and academic excellence.

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  16. Examining the Liberian Family System and the Implications for Nation BuildingRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2016 | The Perspective

    ... socially, and in life, and single and/or absent parenthood is on a rise, what does that mean for the future of Liberia? If all these form the demographic portrait of the Liberian family system, what picture does it paint of the nation's future? The ...

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  17. Liberia: Redemption in Liberia - a Hospital's Painful Recovery From EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    The cries of young children ring around the hospital as hundreds of patients, packed tightly together on wooden benches and surrounded by boxes of syringes piled high, wait to be seen. Nurses shout to be heard as they rush through the dimly-lit corridors, past peeling, faded posters proclaiming 'Ebola is real!' and prompting people to 'Smile!' and 'Say Thanks!' But the patients at Redemption Hospital in Liberia's capital Monrovia have had little to be happy about or thankful for in the wake of the world's worst Ebola outbreak, which has killed 11,300 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since 2013.

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  18. Liberia: President Sirleaf Meets With Cellcom - Orange Delegation During a Courtesy CallRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has welcome the proposal of Orange, through its subsidiary Orange Cte d'Ivoire, in acquiring 100 percent the Cellcom - Liberia subsidiary. "We want to see this investment.

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  19. Liberian President recognizes positive impact of Michigan National Guard partnershipRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2016 | State of Michigan

    The President of Liberia, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, publicly thanked the Michigan National Guard for their partnership, friendship, and many years of assistance, during an Affiliation Day speech delivered December 29, 2015. Affiliation Day is an annual celebration that acknowledges the progress and successes of the Armed Forces of Liberia, a national military currently in the process of being reformed and retrained after complete demobilization following the second Liberian Civil War in 2003.

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  20. Responding to Ebola through Visual PoetryRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2016 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    ... Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada In 1981, when Canadian artist Edward Epp and his wife Leanne Boschman moved to Liberia to work as teachers, they initially lived in an apartment on Randal Street in downtown Monrovia. From there, Epp noted, "the ...

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