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James Harding Giahyue

Liberia's Johnson Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim leadership prize

12 Feb 2018

MONROVIA Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has won the 2017 Mo Ibrahim award, designed to improve the quality of African political leadership, after handing over power in her country's first peaceful democratic transition in seven decades. | Video

Liberia grand jury indicts Sable Mining, officials for bribery

26 May 2016

MONROVIA A grand jury in Liberia has indicted government officials, including the speaker of parliament and the head of the ruling party, along with London AIM-listed Sable Mining on charges including bribery.

Liberia grand jury indicts Sable Mining, officials for bribery

26 May 2016

MONROVIA A grand jury in Liberia on Wednesday indicted government officials, including the speaker of parliament and the head of the ruling party, along with London AIM-listed Sable Mining on charges including bribery.

As Ebola flares up, Guinea plans to vaccinate contacts of survivors

02 Apr 2016

CONAKRY/MONROVIA Guinea will soon vaccinate people who have come into contact with more than 500 men who have recovered from Ebola, a senior health official said, the first time it has vaccinated the contacts of survivors.

Liberia shutters Red Cross amid inquest into Ebola spending

10 Mar 2016

MONROVIA Police shuttered the offices of the Liberian branch of the Red Cross on Thursday, days after the president dismissed its board of directors amid an investigation into the use of funds destined for the fight against recently ended Ebola outbreak.

Liberia's Ebola widows learn to become the new breadwinners

09 Feb 2016

MONTSERRADO, Liberia (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Huddled together in the bedroom of their mud-brick home in rural Liberia, Marthaline Sweet's children stare at her hungrily as she picks up her one-month-old baby.

Liberia declared Ebola-free, signalling end to West African epidemic

14 Jan 2016

MONROVIA Liberia was declared free of the Ebola virus by global health experts on Thursday, a milestone that signalled an end to an epidemic in West Africa that has killed more than 11,300 people.

Liberia declared Ebola-free, signalling end to West African epidemic

14 Jan 2016

MONROVIA Liberia was declared free of the Ebola virus by global health experts on Thursday, a milestone that signalled an end to an epidemic in West Africa that has killed more than 11,300 people.

Liberia declared Ebola-free, signalling end to West African epidemic

14 Jan 2016

MONROVIA Liberia was declared free of the Ebola virus by global health experts on Thursday, a milestone that signalled an end to an epidemic in West Africa that has killed more than 11,300 people.

Female survivor may be cause of Ebola flare-up in Liberia

17 Dec 2015

DAKAR/MONROVIA An outbreak of Ebola in Liberia months after the country was declared free of the virus could have stemmed from a survivor who became infectious again after her immune system was weakened by pregnancy, experts investigating the case said.

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