It is 3:08 pm in Monrovia on Wednesday, July 30, 2014

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: "If you think I am tired, try me."
Seventy-five-year-old President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has assured members of the National Ebola Task Force that she is very far from being tired in handling the affairs of the state.

Ambassador Deborah Malac
United States Ambassador accredited near Monrovia, Deborah Malac, has said that the US government does not intend to evacuate its citizens from the country as is being speculated in the media.

Min. Tarpeh said she was not happy to close the Ministry down
The death of an Education Ministry employee on Monday night has forced authorities there to close down the entire Ministry effective as of yesterday (Tuesday) for an indefinite period of time.

Closed: The Main Entrance of the C. B. Dunbar Maternal and Neo-Natal Hospital
Major health facilities in Bong County, including Phebe and the C. B. Dunbar Maternity Hospitals, have closed down due to the absence of health workers.

Lofa County Representative Mariamu B. Fofana
A lawmaker of the 53rd National Legislature, Ms. Mariamu B. Fofana, has called on communities across the country to help support the fight against the deadly Ebola Virus in Liberia.

Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, who was praised as a national hero for treating the disease in Sierra Leone, was confirmed dead by health ministry officials there
FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — A leading doctor who risked his own life to treat dozens of Ebola patients died Tuesday from the disease, officials said, as a major regional airline announced it was suspending flights to the cities hardest hit by an outbreak that has killed more than 670 people.

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: "If you think I am tired, try me."

Ambassador Deborah Malac

Min. Tarpeh said she was not happy to close the Ministry down

Closed: The Main Entrance of the C. B. Dunbar Maternal and Neo-Natal Hospital

Lofa County Representative Mariamu B. Fofana

Dr. Sheik Humarr Khan, who was praised as a national hero for treating the disease in Sierra Leone, was confirmed dead by health ministry officials there

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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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The Liberia Marathon Trust, the governing body of the Liberia Marathon, has announced the annual marathon scheduled for 31st August this year is postponed until 25th January 2

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Abraham Pelham, considered Liberia’s top fashion designer with a client portfolio that includes President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, recently had a sold out fashion show aimed at raising funds to provi

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