It is 2:41 am in Monrovia on Thursday, August 21, 2014

Nimba and Grand Gedeh Counties share the Cestors River as a common border
As the deadly Ebola Virus rages  across Nimba county, the Government of Liberia over the weekend deployed the Army to close the Nimba – Grand Gedeh border at the Cestor River to prevent the virus from reaching other parts of the country which lie across the river.

President Ellen Johnson blamed Liberians for “continued denials, cultural burying practices, disregard for the advice of health workers and disrespect for the warnings by the Government”
The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has imposed a 9 p.m. to 6 a.m. curfew nationwide. She said although the government has done its part with a few successes, the virus continues to spread across the country.

Members of the 53rd Senate plenary in session
In an outright angry tone, several Liberian Senators on Tuesday, August 19, suggested that the fight against the Ebola epidemic be outsourced, arguing that the Government of Liberia has been overwhelmed and no longer has the capacity to contain the disease.
Barely two weeks following the declaration of a State of Emergency by the Liberian Government as part of measures to help contain the outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia, the Liberia National Police officers operating along the Red Light Somalia Drive on Monday, August 18, caused fear and panic among the citizenry and residents of tha

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
The Government, supported by citizens group and partners, continue to work assiduously to combat the Ebola virus.  There has been some success - the several persons who have been freed from the disease - the structure and systems that have been put in place, the human and financial resources that we have mobilized and a stabilization in a few th

Dr. Ireland triumphantly walked from the isolation unit with raised hands to the delight of his well-wishers
Dr. Philip Z. Ireland on Friday, August 15, triumphantly walked from behind the fences of the Ebola isolation unit within the hospital compound of the Eternal Love Winning Africa (ELWA). As he turned the corner, he raised both hands to the delight of his family members and colleagues from the John F.

Nimba and Grand Gedeh Counties share the Cestors River as a common border

President Ellen Johnson blamed Liberians for “continued denials, cultural burying practices, disregard for the advice of health workers and disrespect for the warnings by the Government”

Members of the 53rd Senate plenary in session

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Dr. Ireland triumphantly walked from the isolation unit with raised hands to the delight of his well-wishers

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Nurses take care of a patient with Ebola hemorrhagic fever. AFP/WHO photo

Ebola Threatens Liberia

At least 59 of out of 80 persons are now confirmed dead after coming in contact with the Ebola virus in the southern forest regions of Gueckedou and Macenta in Guinea, close to the Liberian border, Guinea’s government has confirmed. 

Reports of the virus trickling into northern Liberia suggest at least one Ebola-related death in Foya, Lofa County. Up to press time, officials in Lofa could not be reached for comment. Monrovia officials are also tightlipped, only stating that a press conference will be held Monday.

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(Flashback) Passengers fighting to get on a bus

Confusion erupted Monday, August 18, on Benson and Johnson Streets between passengers and commercial drivers over the new price regulations announced Monday by authorities of the Ministries of Comm

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L-R: LFA President Musa Bility, Minister Eugene Nagbe, Defense Minister Brownie Samukai, Minister Henry Yonton, Cllr. T. C. Gould, among others

Officials of the Liberia football Association and Liberia’s oldest old-timers football association, Alpha, joined hundreds of others to celebrate the life of the late Willis D. Knuckles, Jr.

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Fans of Jon Bricks, also known as Mr. International, can now travel out of Liberia and still have an opportunity to listen to Jon Bricks music right from their phone.

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