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7 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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

22 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

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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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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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

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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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Medicine

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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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News

Thu Aug 14, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Liberia gets Ebola drug; ponders who should get it

Liberia faced an excruciating choice Thursday: deciding which handful of Ebola patients will receive an experimental drug that could prove either life-saving or life-threatening.

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Channelnewsasia.com

West Africa struggles to deal with Ebola outbreak

The Ebola epidemic in West Africa claimed a fourth victim in Nigeria on Thursday while the United States ordered the evacuation of diplomats' families from Sierra Leone and analysts warned of a heavy economic toll on the stricken region.

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

FOX23

Obama confers on Ebola with African leaders

President Barack Obama has told the leaders of Liberia and Sierra Leone that the U.S. is committed to working to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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

The Perspective

Ebola State of Emergency. Not Resolute Enough, But a Colossal failure of Leadership

It is no secret that Liberia is a country emerging from the ravages of war. A war that was dominated by deliberate actions of those who presided and prosecuted it.

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CBC News

WHO to pick who gets Canada's Ebola vaccine

Canada will donate doses of its experimental Ebola vaccine to the international community and the World Health Organization will help determine who receives it, a federal official says.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

In-depth Africa

'Why my husband came to Nigeria'

Patrick Sawyer's widow, in defence of her husband, has explained why he travelled to Nigeria, despite being contaminated with the Ebola virus.

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

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