Development


After being decalred Ebola free, President Sirleaf, Dr. Gasasira and US Ambassador Malac sound a round of applause. (Photo courtesy: Executive Mansion)

Free At Last

The World Health Organization (WHO) has at last declared Liberia Ebola-free!

The WHO Representative to Liberia, Dr. Alex Gasasira, early last Saturday morning read a statement declaring Liberia Ebola-free after the country had endured the torments of the horrifying virus for nearly 415 days during which it killed over 4000 people.

The Declaration was read at the anti-Ebola Incident Management System (IMS) headquarters at 18th Street, Monrovia.


President Sirleaf disembarks the bus that took her and government officials on the tour of health facilities

Ellen’s Triumphant Post Ebola Tour

ECOWAS to Support Liberia’s Post-Ebola Recovery Plan

The special representative of the president of ECOWAS Commission to Liberia, Tunde O. Ajisomo, has disclosed his organization’s plan to work with member states and investors to assist in Liberia’s post-Ebola recovery agenda.

Ambassador Ajisomo made the disclosure over the weekend at the Zumah Town sports stadium in Paynesville at the start of a football tournament, to mark the celebration of the 40th anniversary of ECOWAS.


AFL personnel and the Acting Commissioner of West Point, J. Sampson Nyan

Ellen Dedicates West Point Public School Today

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf will today dedicate the Nathaniel Varney Massaquoi Public School in the Township of West Point, one of the largest slum communities near Monrovia.

 Renovation work on the only public school in the township was recently completed. The school was looted and partially damaged by angry residents protesting the August 20, 2014 attempt by the Liberian government to designate it as an Ebola Treatment Unit.


Amb. Intelmann and EDF Authorizing Officer Jerry Taylor at the press conference

EU Earmarks US$310M for Development

 The Ambassador of the European Union Delegation (EUD) in Monrovia has disclosed that US$310 million has been allotted to fund various development projects in the country.

Ambassador Tiina Intelmann said the amount will support projects for the period 2014 to 2020.

During a press conference held in Monrovia recently, Ambassador Intelmann disclosed that in the coming years, EUD’s focus will be on good governance, energy, agriculture and education.

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