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2 hrs ago | The Perspective

What Happened To The Performance Contracts Signed By Sirleafa s Ministers?

"Even though the Constitution calls for a professional, non-partisan civil service apparatus, ours has been a tradition of politicizing the civil service.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

7 hrs ago | ThinkProgress

Police Quarantine, Open Fire On Liberian Neighborhood Over Ebola Crisis

Police open fired on Wednesday, turning their guns on protesters in the West Point neighborhood of Liberia's capital city after they quarantined residents without any notice, to help combat the spreading threat of Ebola in the West African country.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, US News, Liberal Political News

11 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

Ebola patient Dr Kent Brantly to be released from US hospital

Dr Kent Brantly has recovered from Ebola in an Atlanta hospital. His wife, Amber, is also pictured.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Liberia, World News, Africa, Emory University, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Yahoo!

Ebola: Liberia's clampdown turns violent as Asia fears new cases

Mon, Aug 18: Ebola patients were forced to flee during an attack at a health care center in Liberia over the weekend.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Canada, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Wichita Eagle

Liberian slums barricaded as Ebola sets new record

Riot police and soldiers acting on their president's orders used scrap wood and barbed wire to seal off 50,000 people inside their Liberian slum Wednesday, trying to contain the Ebola outbreak that has killed 1,350 people and counting across West Africa.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Liberian security forces seal slum to halt Ebola

Children surround a man, left, that fell down while walking on a street suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Guinea, Sierra Leone

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Travel, Liberia Travel, Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Shoot Order for Crossing Border

Soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia deployed in Grand Cape Mount County have been instructed to shoot on sight anyone caught crossing into Liberia from neighboring Sierra Leone under the cover of darkness.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News, Sierra Leone

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Alarm Raised Over Uncollected Ebola Dead

Representative Sekou Kanneh has alarmed over the delay in the collection and testing of dead bodies by the National Ebola Task force established by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Time

In West Africa, Medical Workers Risk Becoming Victims in the Fight Against Ebola

At Phebe Hospital in Liberia, only one of four wards is open after the deadly virus claimed the lives of five nurses Less than a month ago, there were around two hundred doctors, nurses and hospital staff at Phebe Hospital in Liberia's central Suakoko district.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Regional Commerce Ministry Office Warns Traders

The regional office of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in Gbarnga, Bong County has strongly blasted business entities and traders taking advantage of the current Ebola situation to increase the prices of basic commodities.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, SouthPeak Games, State of Emergency, Video Games

Nerve News

Liberia begins giving experimental drug to Ebola patients

Monrovia, Aug 18 Liberia has begun administering to Ebola virus disease patients an experimental drug manufactured in the US that arrived in the country last week, the country's health ministry has said.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Metro Radio

Ebola Spread Feared As Sufferers Flee Mob

The sufferers fled after looters broke into the clinic in a Monrovia slum, stealing blood-stained matresses and sheets, and claiming ebola was a hoax.

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Moray Firth Radio

Ebola Spread Feared As Sufferers Flee Mob

"They broke down the doors and looted the place. The patients all fled," Rebecca Wesseh, who witnessed the attack, told AFP news agency.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Sat Aug 16, 2014

Seattle Times

With aid doctors gone, Ebola fight grows harder

A health worker speaks to family members and neighbors of an Ebola victim Saturday in Monrovia, Liberia.

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The Perspective

Liberia: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's Potemkin Village

Potemkin village is a phrase used typically in politics and economics to describe any construction built solely to deceive others into thinking that some situation is better than it really is... If you prefer, consult the Merriam-Webster dictionary: An impressive facade or show designed to hide an undesirable fact or condition.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

Daily Times

Ebola epidemic - vastly' underestimated: WHO

LAGOS: The UN's health agency said the scale of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has been vastly underestimated and "extraordinary measures" were needed to contain the disease.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Nigeria, World News, Sierra Leone, Africa, Liberia

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: U.S.$20 Million for Ebola Approved

The Legislature approved a US$20m operational budget recently submitted by the President targeted in the fight against the Ebola virus.

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The Miami Herald

Liberian police seal newspaper office

Dozens of riot police have sealed the offices of a newspaper critical of the Liberian government and officers attempted to detain its publisher.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Legislature to Allow Judiciary Interpret Election Postponement

The House of Representatives has resolved that the decision to postpone the special 2014 Senatorial Election be interpreted by the Judiciary branch of government.

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