Liberia

Video : Schools in Liberia reopen

New IRIN News Video: Schools in Liberia have begun to reopen for the first time in more than six months, due to the Ebola outbreak.

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Ebola leaves hundreds of thousands facing hunger in three worst-hit countries

The number of people facing food insecurity due to the Ebola epidemic in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone could top one million by March 2015

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Liberia National Day

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 25, 2014   On behalf of President Obama and all Americans, I congratulate the people of Liberia as you observe 167 years of independence on July 26. Liberia and the United States share a special bond dating […]

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Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update 4 June 2014

GENEVA, Switzerland, June 4, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update   Guinea Between 29 May and 1 June 2014, 37 new cases and 21 new deaths were reported from the following 5 districts: Conakry, 3 new cases and 0 deaths; Gueckedou, 11 new cases and 13 deaths; Macenta, 4 […]

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Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 30, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Ebola virus disease, West Africa – update   Guinea   Cases and deaths attributable to Ebola virus disease (EVD) outbreak continue to be reported from new (Telimele and Boffa) and some affected districts (Conakry and Macenta) that did not report cases for more than 42 days. […]

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New EU support for Liberia for decentralisation and rehabilitation of national roads

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, August 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Today, the EU has announced new support for two development projects in Liberia. One will promote local governance through activities such as on-the-job training and coaching, study and exchange visits, as well as office rehabilitation and refurbishment and peer-to-peer monitoring to encourage local participation. […]

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The Republic of Liberia’s National Day

On the Occasion of the Republic of Liberia’s National Day WASHINGTON, July 25, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC July 25, 2013   On behalf of President Obama and all Americans, I congratulate the people of Liberia as they celebrate 166 years of independence on July 26. […]

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Notice to Congress — Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Former Liberian Regime of Charles Taylor

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — NOTICE CONTINUATION OF THE NATIONAL EMERGENCY WITH RESPECT TO THE FORMER LIBERIAN REGIME OF CHARLES TAYLOR   On July 22, 2004, by Executive Order 13348, the President declared a national emergency with respect to the former Liberian regime of Charles Taylor pursuant to the International Emergency Economic […]

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AfDB Board Approves Liberia Country Strategy Paper 2013-2017

TUNIS, Tunisia, July 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The AfDB Board of Directors (http://www.afdb.org) on Wednesday, 10 July 2013 in Tunis approved a five-year Country Strategy Paper (CSP) for Liberia for the period 2013-2017. The CSP coincides with the Government’s 2012-2017 Agenda for Transformation.   In approving the CSP, the Board reviewed the Bank’s […]

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Liberia – IMF Approves US$11.1 Million Disbursement

IMF Executive Board Completes First Review Under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement for Liberia and Approves US$11.1 Million Disbursement MONROVIA, Liberia, July 4, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the first review under a three-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Liberia. The […]

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UN envoy honours the Ghanaian contingent with UN Peacekeeping Medals

MONROVIA, Liberia, June 13, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The Special Representative of the Secretary-General, Karin Landgren, awarded United Nations Peacekeeping Medals to more than 700 Ghanaian peacekeepers for their outstanding service as part of the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL).   Since deploying its first troops to UNMIL in 2003, Ghana has remained […]

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Governors support a successful ADF replenishment

African Development Fund: Governors support a successful ADF replenishment ABIDJAN, Côte d’Ivoire, May 15, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — We, the African Development Fund’s Governors, Planning and Finance Ministers from Côte d’Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Senegal and Sierra Leone attended the ADF-13 Presentation Workshop on the Fund’s Priorities and Operational Strategies, in Abidjan, May 14, […]

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