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Jul 252014
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 […]

Aug 072013
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. […]

Jul 282013

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. […]

Jul 182013

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 […]

Jul 102013

Boost for fistula treatment in Liberia MONROVIA, 10 July (IRIN) – The fight against fistula is gaining ground in Liberia, where doctors and nurses at 48 health clinics have been trained to treat the condition. Since the launch of the Liberia Fistula Program (LFP) in 2007, a government scheme supported by international network Zonta International […]

Jul 102013

TUNIS, Tunisia, July 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The AfDB Board of Directors ( 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 […]

Jul 042013

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 […]

Jun 132013

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 […]

May 152013

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, 2013.   During this important meeting, many issues were […]

May 072013

WASHINGTON, May 7, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Notice to the Press Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC May 6, 2013   Under Secretary for Political Affairs Wendy Sherman will host the inaugural session of the U.S.-Liberia Partnership Dialogue, Tuesday, May 7. She will be joined by a high-level Liberian delegation including the Minister of […]