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2 hrs ago | The Fresno Bee

Quarantine for Ebola lifted in Liberia slum

Residents of the neighborhood, West Point, will be free to move in and out starting Saturday at 6 a.m., said Lewis Brown, the minister of information.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Perspective

President Sirleaf: Fumbling and Bumbling at the Wheel of State

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is fumbling and bumbling at the wheel of state. Her policies remain quite inept and ineffective.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa

The Perspective

Crisis of Political Leadership: Liberians are Unsure What to do with Madam President

Liberians are scrambling to deal with the EBOLA virus but all like the article in the Foreign Policy Magazine recognized that the massive spread of the virus because of the current administration's inability to contain it is a symptom of a much bigger problem of poor governance.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa

Cross Roads News

African diplomat lobbies for Ebola drug, supplies

Former District 1 Commissioner Elaine Boyer is free on $25,000 bond after being charged with federal mail and wire fraud on Aug. 26 As the Ebola virus rages on unchecked in West Africa, an Atlanta-based diplomat is urging the United States to send shipments of the experimental drug Zmapp and other emergency aid to Liberia.

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

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Indian Community in Liberia Contributes to the Fight Against Ebola

Liberia: Indian Community in Liberia Contributes to the Fight Against Ebola, Donates Over Us$200,000 Worth of Items to the National Task Force On Ebola - Ecobank Donates One Ambulance In an effort to buttress the fight against the Ebola virus disease now ravaging the sub-region, the Association of Indian Community in Liberia has donated assorted ... (more)

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Asian-American, Indian-American, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Chicago Tribune

WHO says Ebola outbreak could strike 20,000 people

World Health Organization Assistant Director General Bruce Aylward holds up a document titled "Ebloa response roadmap" during a press briefing at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva August 28. World Health Organization Assistant Director General Bruce Aylward holds up a document titled "Ebloa response roadmap" during a press briefing at the ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Liberia, Africa

Crofs Blogs

Liberia: Mt. Coffee hydro dam rehabilitation work halted over Ebola fears

Via the Daily Observer , more signs of economic collapse-and Canada doesn't look good: Mt.Coffee Hydro Dam Rehabilitation Work Halted .

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa

Wed Aug 27, 2014

SNL Financial

Deadly Ebola virus a growing threat to African mining operations

Miners are responding to the escalating threat of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa with many withdrawing workers from the region and halting operations as the death toll surpasses 1,400 .

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Ellen Acts Against 'Recalcitrant' Officials

As a follow-up to her directive regarding restrictions on travel of government officials, including their return within a week for those who were out of the country, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has instituted several measures that take effect immediately.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Tony Elumelu Foundation Contributes U.S.$100,000 to Liberia's Ebola Fight

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received a contribution of US$100,000 from the Tony Elumelu Foundation to be used in the fight against the spread of the deadly Ebola virus disease in Liberia.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Non-Profit, Nigeria, Life, Charity

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Ex-Soldier Who Says He Helped Ellen Escape Doe Threatens Lawsuit

It appears President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has many critics who do not only want her resigning her post as president, but are also calling for her to face the International court of justice for alleged crimes against humanity.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Officials Who Left Amid Ebola Outbreak Fired

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has ordered the dismissal of some junior and senior level cabinet ministers, who, in the wake of the deadly Ebola outbreak left the country and have yet to return.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Lucianne.com

Obama Called Nine ForeignLeaders While on Vacation

The bear is loose again in the streets of Washington. President Obama returned to the White House on Sunday night after two weeks in MarthaA s Vineyard in Massachusetts with his family.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, North America, Canada, World News, Israel, Middle East, Liberia, Africa

Houston Chronicle

US health official: Ebola has 'upper hand'

Liberian security forces with riot gear stop people from leaving the West Point area, that has been hardest hit by the Ebola virus spreading in Monrovia, Liberia, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.

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WANE-TV Fort Wayne

Graphic provides an update on the spread of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

The Ebola virus has the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa, a top American health official said, adding that experts have the tools to stop it.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Liberia, World News, Africa

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: Delegation From Center for Disease Control Meets Sirleaf

Liberia: High-Level Delegation of the U.S. CDC Meet With President Sirleaf and Top Government Officials - Discuss the Ebola Outbreak in Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and top officials of Government have met with a visiting delegation of the United States' Center for Disease Control and Prevention .

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

National Public Radio

Liberia's President Apologizes To The Mother Of A Slain Teenager

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf apologizes to Eva Kamara, the mother of a boy who was shot by Liberian security forces last week and later died.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Sun Aug 24, 2014

Voice of America

Two Ebola Deaths Confirmed in DRC

A health worker, wearing head-to-toe protective gear, offers water to a woman with Ebola, at a treatment center for infected persons in Sierra Leone, Aug. 20, 2014.

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Related Topix: Joseph Kabila, Liberia, Africa, World News

ABC News

Obama's Summer Vacation by the Numbers

After two weeks away from the White House, President Barack Obama's vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, ends late Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Liberia, Africa, Ernest Bai Koroma

Star-Telegram.com

Obama's summer vacation by the numbers

After two weeks away from the White House, President Barack Obama's vacation on Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts, ends late Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Ferguson, MO, Europe, World News, Germany, Liberia, Africa, Ernest Bai Koroma

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