It is 4:46 pm in Monrovia on Thursday, July 24, 2014

The conference room where the Ebola Task force had met with foreign diplomats Tuesday was gutted by the fire
A man believed to be in his early 30s set the main conference room of the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare (MoSHW) on fire Wednesday, July 23.

A deserted ward at G. W. Harley Hospital in Sanniquellie
The fear of Ebola has left the George Way Harley Hospital in Sanniquellie vandalized as nurses and patients fled after a man suspected of having Ebola when to the hospital for treatment.

Bong County Health Officer, Dr. Sampson Azoakoi addressing journalists
The County Health Officer for Bong County, Dr. Sampson Azoakoi has confirmed four cases of the Ebola virus at the Phebe Hospital. Addressing journalists recently in Gbarnga, Dr. Azoakoi explained that a nurse working at the Phebe Hospital was confirmed of the virus while four other health workers were suspected of the disease.

(L-r) Gbowee Foundation Executive Director, Williametta Piso Saydee-Tarr; Gbowee Foundation President and Liberian 2011 Nobel peace laureate, Leymah Gbowee; and Gwendolyn Myers of Messengers for Peace
In an attempt to eradicate the growing nmber of ‘sex for grades’ cases in public and private  schools (secondary and tertiary), Liberian 2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee is planning to name and shame professors and teachers involved-.

Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh
A US$5million libel lawsuit filed against Finance Minister  Amara Konneh last  Tuesday opened at the Civil Law Court, at the Temple of Justice. 

Poultry farmers can now access day-old chicks in Liberia
After the 14- year civil unrest in Liberia, which greatly affected the nation’s agricultural sector,  including its poultry industry, Liberian poultry farmers can now access poultry products, especially Day-Old chicks in Liberia without importing them from Europe.

The conference room where the Ebola Task force had met with foreign diplomats Tuesday was gutted by the fire

A deserted ward at G. W. Harley Hospital in Sanniquellie

Bong County Health Officer, Dr. Sampson Azoakoi addressing journalists

(L-r) Gbowee Foundation Executive Director, Williametta Piso Saydee-Tarr; Gbowee Foundation President and Liberian 2011 Nobel peace laureate, Leymah Gbowee; and Gwendolyn Myers of Messengers for Peace

Finance and Development Planning Minister Amara Konneh

Poultry farmers can now access day-old chicks in Liberia

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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.

Business


TOTAL’s MD Mr. Robert Fenech presents certificate of honor to Mrs. Adah Clarke, TOTAL’s longest serving young dealer

TOTAL Liberia Inc. has modernized and rededicated its 5th Street filling station in Sinkor.

Sports


United States based Liberian athlete Wellington Zaza

A US based Liberian athlete, Wellington Zaza, is representing Liberia in the 2014 World Junior Championship in Eugene, USA, the Liberia Athletics Federation (LAF) has said.

LIB Life

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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