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Three new confirmed cases in previously Ebola-free Liberia: WHO
Monrovia (AFP) - Three new cases of the deadly Ebola virus have been confirmed in Liberia, the country's health ministry and World Health Organization said Friday, after the nation was declared Ebola free in September.
An official in the West Africa country that has been devastated by the worst ever outbreak of the virus urged calm, insisting that health workers had the means to contain the latest outbreak. Read more...
Sell Liberian Products: Ellen Orders Supermarkets, Stores
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has ordered supermarkets, shops and stores operating in the country to begin selling Liberian products, saying that it was disadvantageous to the country for businesses to only sell foreign goods. Read more...
ACE submarine cable: launch of the Sao Tomé & Principe to Cape Town segment
PARIS, France, November 18, 2015/ -- Orange, together with the other members of the ACE consortium, announces the start of the next phase of the ACE submarine cable system to expand broadband connectivity and digital services in Africa.
Second phase of the ACE cable
For this phase II, the Africa Coast to Europe (ACE) submarine cable system is being extended to South Africa: a 5,000km extension from island of Sao Tomé & Principe, in the Gulf of Guinea, to South Africa that will further strengthen the role ACE is playing in critical infrastructure development in the continent. Read more...
Pres. Sirleaf Prods Liberian Entrepreneurs On 25% Market Share
MONROVIA, November 17 (LINA) - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has challenged Liberian entrepreneurs to take advantage of the 25 percent allotted in the national budget for government agencies to procure goods and services from Liberian businesses.
She observed that it is critical to empower Liberian businesses through that process, and called on Liberian businesses to register with the Public Procurement and Concessions Commission (PPCC) to be identified officially by government. Read more...
Paris attacks: ISIS claims responsibility in 129 deaths; Belgium makes arrests
Paris (CNN)With ISIS claiming responsibility for the Paris attacks, the investigation moved beyond France as Belgian authorities made a number of arrests there in the first publicized apprehensions after Friday night's bloodshed, a Belgian Justice Ministry spokeswoman said Saturday.
France has vowed revenge for the attacks. President Francois Hollande deemed the shootings and bombings "an act of war." He said early Saturday, "We will lead the fight, and we will be ruthless." Read more. Watch Video...
President Sirleaf Consoles France Following Paris Terrorist Attacks
MONROVIA, Saturday, November 14, 2015: The President of the Republic of Liberia, Her Excellency Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has sent a condolence message to the Government and People of the Republic of France, following the distressing news of coordinated terrorist attacks at six different locations across Paris.
The barbaric attacks, which killed at least 129 persons and injured more than 350 others, with 99 being very critical, occurred on Friday, November 13, 2015, in the evening hours in Paris. Read more...
President Sirleaf Hails ExxonMobil; Says Return Symbolizes Investor’s Confidence
(MONROVIA, LIBERIA – Thursday, November 12, 2015) President Ellen Johnson has hailed oil giant ExxonMobil for its renewed commitment to oil exploration and the development of the sector in spite of plummeting prices on the world market.
According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf made the comments Thursday, November 12, when a four-man senior management delegation led by its new Country Manager, Mr. Steve P. Buck, paid a courtesy call on her at her temporary office at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Capitol Hill, Monrovia. Read more...
The United States lifted economic sanctions against Liberia on Thursday as President Barack Obama cited the country's "tremendous progress" and commitment to democracy since emerging from civil war in 2003, the White House said. "The United States congratulates the people of Liberia for their determination, ingenuity, and commitment to peace and democracy that has made this possible," National ...