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Liberia opens lab to test for Ebola, Lassa fever

The Ministry of Health and Social Welfare has established a laboratory in Margibi County at the Liberia Institute of Biomedical Research to test for Ebola and Lassa Fever.

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After graduating from Fowlerville High School in 2005, teacher Sara VanderVelde has traveled the world to teach in places ranging from Farmington to Eastern China.

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15 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Liberia: LWSC Erupts - Employees Protest for Salary Increment

It took the intervention of officers of the Liberia National Police to bring a under control a rather disgusting demonstration staged by some aggrieved employees of the Liberia Water and Sewer Corporation .

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

The Perspective

Chairman Charles Gyude Bryant, Former Transitional Chairman Of Liberia Is Dead

The Government of the Republic of Liberia announces with profound regrets the sudden death in his 65th year, of His Excellency Charles Gyude Bryant, former Chairman of the Liberia National Transitional Government .

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Improved Management Begets Stable Economy

Liberia's Finance Minister Amara Konneh says in order for countries to build the resilience to combat fragility, Africa needs a transformation based on inclusive growth for its people.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: U.S. Ambassador Launches Farm-to-Market Road Network in Nimba County

U.S. Ambassador Deborah Malac officially launched construction of a 'feeder road' from Bahn-Payee-Zuoplay, calling the groundbreaking ceremony the beginning of a major commitment by the U.S. Government to support farm-to-market road rehabilitation in Liberia.

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News Max

Ebola Outbreak 'Under Control' in Guinea, No New Cases, Officials Say

Guinea's health ministry said Tuesday that deaths from a devastating Ebola outbreak have slowed dramatically and the outbreak is under control, Reuters reported.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: 'A Tablet PC for All!'

Telecommunications giant, Cellcom, formally launched its new "Empowering Liberia" initiative at a well-attended event held last Thursday at the Monrovia City Hall in Monrovia.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

New Vision

Liberia jails Ugandan woman over heroin

A criminal court in the Liberian capital Monrovia on Monday sentenced a 24-year-old Ugandan national, Shirak Nalwadda to four years imprisonment for unlawful possession and distribution of narcotic drugs.

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Liberia steps up measures to control Ebola virus - Indiatalkies.com

Monrovia, April 16: The government of Liberia has announced that measures have been stepped up to contain the Ebola outbreak in the West African country.

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Christian Retailing

Crossway, LifeWay send ESV Bibles to Liberia

Crossway has partnered with LifeWay and Together for the Gospel to collect nearly 6,000 ESV Global Study Bibles for pastors and leaders in Liberia.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Air Cote d'Ivoire Upbeat On Operations

The Country Manager of Air Cote d'ivore that recently started operations in Liberia, says there are positive signs of growth since his company launched operations here.

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The Perspective

Taxes: Has Liberia Nobel Prize Winners Paid Taxes US$1 Million Received?

"But in terms of owning something, zero! People say that the family got all this money.

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AllAfrica.com

West Africa: Liberia to Establish Heath Equity Fund

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says if Liberia is to achieve Universal Health Coverage, it must begin to build a sustainable health financing system through domestic financing for the health sector.She admitted that it will be a daunting task considering the multiple needs of a country undergoing reconstruction; however, it must be done.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Weekend

Nigeria: Okonjo-Iweala Honoured With Rockefeller Award

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigerian Finance Minister, recipient of the David Rockefeller Bridging Leadership Award from Synergos, with the organization's founder and chair, Peggy Dulany Photo: Christine Butler/Synergos The Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, was honoured Wednesday with the prestigious ... (more)

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Reuters

REFILE-Guinea iron ore miners years away from using Liberian railway -ArcelorMittal

Mining companies in Guinea such as Sable Mining, who need a means to begin exporting iron ore, will have to wait years to make use of an existing rail link through Liberia, the railway's operator ArcelorMittal said on Friday.

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Saskatoon woman helping Ebola fight in Liberia

A Saskatoon development worker in Liberia is in the midst of a desperate effort to contain an Ebola outbreak that has killed 12 people in the West African nation.Taya Raine, 29, usually organizes projects to bring clean water and sanitation to small rainforest villages, but in the three weeks since the incurable virus showed up in a local city, she ... (more)

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Liberia: Group Urges Payment for Health Workers Killed By Ebola

The National Health Workers Association of Liberia is calling on government to pay the death benefits of two health workers who died of the Ebola virus to their widows and children.

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Liberia: China Provides U.S.$20,000

In an effort to fight vector-borne diseases, the Embassy of People's Republic of China near Monrovia has donated US$20,000 on behalf of the China Red Cross Society to the Liberia National Red Society to help strengthen the response to the spread of the Ebola virus in the country.

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AllAfrica.com

Liberia: GAC 'Targets 150' for Redundancy

What is considered as a very wild wind of hurricane is said to be blowing the across the General Auditing Commission , As this paper has gathered from the corridors of the auditing house, which has been an epicenter of unprecedented tensions ranging from varying developments, there is a serious uneasiness amongst employees in the wake of the plans ... (more)

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