Wednesday 28 June 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-06-28

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AFP - 6/5/17

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) said it has extended the mandate of its military mission in The Gambia.

The force, consisting mainly of...

AFP - 6/5/17

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday joined West African leaders at a summit in Liberia, where they hailed peacekeeping efforts in the region but...

AFP - 5/24/17

A football superstar, a former warlord and a soft drinks millionaire have thrown their hats into the ring for the post of Liberian president as Africa's first elected...

AFP - 4/30/17

Liberia said Friday that samples from people struck down by a mystery illness are being tested abroad after 11 unexplained deaths, though Ebola has been ruled out....

AFP - 3/15/17

Liberia is making a giant leap into an electrified future with the rehabilitation of a hydropower plant damaged during a civil war, allowing small businesses to lower...

AFP - 3/6/17

In November 2014, Salome Karwah of Liberia graced the cover of Time magazine as a symbol of strength and humanity after surviving Ebola and using her experience to...

AFP - 10/3/16

After almost 200 years of Western influence on their clothes, Liberians are revelling in a style revolution, designing and tailoring their own edgy creations with...

AFP - 9/16/16

A Liberian newspaper editor was arrested Thursday after republishing an article from Britain's Daily Mail website that alleges the president of Equatorial Guinea is a...

AFP - 9/10/16

Peace in Liberia remains "fragile" 13 years after the end of civil war, a top UN peacekeeping official has said, as the world body considers whether to withdraw its...

AFP - 9/2/16

Liberia's parliamentary speaker stepped down on Thursday as police investigate allegations that he took a bribe worth $75,000 to facilitate the passage of legislation...

AFP - 8/17/16

Liberian lawmakers calling for the resignation of the country's parliamentary speaker said Tuesday they were confident they could remove him from office while he...

AFP - 7/25/16

The fishermen, hustlers and market traders of West Point have survived two civil wars and an Ebola epidemic, but this resilient Liberian slum cannot hold back the...

AFP - 7/2/16

Top Liberian and UN officials saluted 13 years of partnership on Friday after Liberian forces took back responsibility for national security, but experts say the west...

AFP - 7/1/16

As Liberia's security forces take over Thursday from UN peacekeepers for the first time since civil war ended 13 years ago, national pride is mixed with fears the...

AFP - 6/10/16

Liberia said Thursday it was free of Ebola, meaning there are now no known cases in west Africa of the tropical virus that has left more than 11,300 people dead in...

AFP - 6/9/16

The latest Ebola outbreak in Liberia, the last country still affected by the deadliest flare-up in the history of the feared tropical virus, is to be declared over on...

West African leaders discussed setting up a force to combat extremists in the region and will send an observation mission to Gambia before elections, the regional...

AFP - 5/26/16

Three top politicians and a British mining firm at the centre of a massive corruption scandal have been charged with "economic crimes," Liberia's Information Minister...

AFP - 5/15/16

When an empty oil tanker drifted onto a Liberian beach, it disturbed golden shores usually troubled only by baby crabs, and raised rumours of everything from an...

AFP - 5/4/16

Liberia's last two known Ebola patients have been discharged from hospital after recovering from the disease, the ministry of health said Wednesday.

The...

AFP - 5/1/16

Two days after announcing a fresh bid to become president of Liberia, ex-football star George Weah sits munching a donut on the concrete steps of a suburban football...

AFP - 4/29/16

Former international football star George Weah on Thursday said he would be a candidate in next year's presidential elections in Liberia -- his second bid for the...

AFP - 4/15/16

Liberia's teachers have threatened to strike over plans to privatise the country's crumbling primary schools, as criticism grows louder over a multi-million-dollar...

AFP - 4/4/16

A woman who died of Ebola this week in Liberia, months after it was declared Ebola-free, had travelled to Guinea with her three children, one of whom is also sick,...

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