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News Liberia: Church to transfer all missionaries from Liberia amid deteriorating economic conditions

Published on: Thursday 13 February 2020
Church to transfer all missionaries from Liberia amid deteriorating economic conditions
News source: https://www.ksl.com/article/46717480/church-to-transfer-all-missionaries-from-liberia-amid-deteriorating-economic-conditions

By Liesl Nielsen, KSL.com | Updated - Feb. 13, 2020 at 4:33 p.m. | Posted - Feb. 13, 2020 at 4:12 p.m. SALT LAKE CITY — The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will transfer all missionaries ...

News Liberia: Liberia: A growing cohort of epilepsy patients shows how life-changing treatment is possible

Published on: Monday 03 February 2020
Liberia: A growing cohort of epilepsy patients shows how life-changing treatment is possible
News source: https://reliefweb.int/report/liberia/liberia-growing-cohort-epilepsy-patients-shows-how-life-changing-treatment-possible

In Liberia, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works in collaboration with five local health facilities to treat more than 1,300 epilepsy patients. Ahead of International Epilepsy ...

News Liberia: Liberia: Bikers block main streets of Buchana over gasoline shortage

Published on: Friday 31 January 2020
Liberia: Bikers block main streets of Buchana over gasoline shortage
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/africa/Liberia-Bikers-block-main-streets-of-Buchana-over-gasoline-shortage-854011

2020-02-01 - Pehn-Pehn and Keh-Keh riders or bicyclists in the industrial city of Buchanan, Grand Bassa County have blocked the main streets in a bid to draw the county government’s attention to the lack of fuel at filling stations. Some of the cyclists...

News Liberia: Liberia's Weah To Open Up Bids For Oil And Gas Exploration

Published on: Monday 27 January 2020
Liberia's Weah To Open Up Bids For Oil And Gas Exploration
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/liberias-weah-open-bids-oil-gas-exploration-2910702

Liberian President George Weah announced Monday that the West African country will launch a call in April for bids to resume offshore oil and gas exploration after years of stagnation. "Nine offshore ...

News Liberia: From Amherst to Liberia and Mexico, spreading kindness on Central Elementary's checklist

Published on: Wednesday 29 January 2020
From Amherst to Liberia and Mexico, spreading kindness on Central Elementary's checklist
News source: https://www.newsadvance.com/new_era_progress/news/from-amherst-to-liberia-and-mexico-spreading-kindness-on-central/article_5ddc3e61-35b3-5bc2-92b3-149203a70c53.html

In a children’s health clinic in Paynesville, Liberia, a photo of Central Elementary School students from Amherst County is among others scattered on the wall. The “Wall of Wishes” at the Kids for ...

News Liberia: Liberia expands a key elephant park again, this time with help of locals

Published on: Wednesday 22 January 2020
Liberia expands a key elephant park again, this time with help of locals
News source: https://news.mongabay.com/2020/01/liberia-expands-a-key-elephant-park-again-this-time-with-help-of-locals/

Now, the Liberian government is trying to work collaboratively with those communities to establish the boundaries of the park after a contested 2003 expansion. In eastern Liberia, efforts are underway ...

News Liberia: Liberia Souring On George Weah At Two-year Mark

Published on: Friday 17 January 2020
Liberia Souring On George Weah At Two-year Mark
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/liberia-souring-george-weah-two-year-mark-2904808

Dominic Kpadeh heaves a hammer over his head to crack a half-tonne rock in a northern suburb of Liberia's capital Monrovia, knowing his hard labour earns him far less than a year ago. Kpadeh and his ...

News Liberia: Jospong Group to establish presence in Nigeria, Liberia

Published on: Thursday 16 January 2020
Jospong Group to establish presence in Nigeria, Liberia
News source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/business/Jospong-Group-to-establish-presence-in-Nigeria-Liberia-840493

The Jospong Group of Companies says it is moving into Nigeria and Liberia as part of its objectives to go international and consolidate its presence on the African continent. This will bring to seven ...

News Liberia: Food for thought: the school lunch scheme linking London and Liberia

Published on: Tuesday 14 January 2020
Food for thought: the school lunch scheme linking London and Liberia
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jan/14/school-lunch-liberia-london

By providing food to some of the poorest children on Earth, a UK charity is also ensuring they get an education ...

News Liberia: Liberia's miracle oil brings farmers only empty promises

Published on: Thursday 02 January 2020
Liberia's miracle oil brings farmers only empty promises
News source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2020/jan/03/liberia-palm-oil-miracle-farmers-empty-promises

Palm plantations are fuelling a booming international trade but the people who live on its edges feel forgotten ...

News Liberia: Liberia’s story is far bloodier than what has been portrayed

Published on: Sunday 05 January 2020
Liberia’s story is far bloodier than what has been portrayed
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/liberias-story-is-far-bloodier-than-what-has-been-portrayed/2020/01/05/fafc90a4-2e63-11ea-bffe-020c88b3f120_story.html

The Jan. 2 front-page article “In Liberia, fears of losing an economic ‘anchor’: Firestone” detailed how Firestone/Bridgestone again is on the wrong side of history, as it was when it backed Charles ...

News Liberia: Liberia's police use tear gas, water canons to break up anti-Weah rally

Published on: Tuesday 07 January 2020
Liberia's police use tear gas, water canons to break up anti-Weah rally
News source: https://www.reuters.com/video/watch/idOVBV6KBCJ

A mass protest against the government of President George Weah ended with tear gas, water cannons, and arrests as police dispersed protesters who were planning a sit-in. Serena Chaudhry reports.

News Liberia: Opposition Postpones Anti-government Rally In Liberia

Published on: Sunday 29 December 2019
Opposition Postpones Anti-government Rally In Liberia
News source: https://www.ibtimes.com/opposition-postpones-anti-government-rally-liberia-2893920

Still traumatised by back-to-back civil wars and the 2014-2016 Ebola crisis, Liberia is struggling to revive its failing economy. Inflation is rampant, according to the World Bank, and civil servants ...

News Liberia: Firestone tires built Liberia’s economy. Now, painful layoffs are sowing fear for the future.

Published on: Wednesday 01 January 2020
Firestone tires built Liberia’s economy. Now, painful layoffs are sowing fear for the future.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/firestone-tires-built-liberias-economy-now-painful-layoffs-are-sowing-fear-for-the-future/2020/01/01/2895990a-0ae4-11ea-a49f-9066f51640f6_story.html?arc404=true

HARBEL, Liberia — The end came with a letter, but Moses Tokpah couldn’t read it. Twenty-two years of fumes at the rubber factory had damaged his vision, he said, so a friend delivered the news: ...

News Liberia: Montgomery's HateLess Foundation expands, spreads Christmas cheer with new Liberia chapter

Published on: Tuesday 24 December 2019
Montgomery's HateLess Foundation expands, spreads Christmas cheer with new Liberia chapter
News source: https://www.montgomeryadvertiser.com/story/news/2019/12/24/hateless-liberia-holds-christmas-sausage-jamboree-west-african-nation/2687297001/

Montgomery's HateLess Foundation expands, spreads Christmas cheer with new Liberia chapter HateLess Liberia holds Christmas Sausage Jamboree for group known as car loaders Check out this story on ...

News Liberia: U.S. lab chimps were dumped on Liberia’s Monkey Island and left to starve. He saved them.

Published on: Thursday 12 December 2019
U.S. lab chimps were dumped on Liberia’s Monkey Island and left to starve. He saved them.
News source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/us-lab-chimps-were-dumped-on-liberias-monkey-island-and-left-to-starve-he-saved-them/2019/12/11/5bb35924-14f5-11ea-bf81-ebe89f477d1e_story.html

MONKEY ISLAND, Liberia — All was quiet when the motorboat puttered to a stop. Saltwater lapped at the narrow sandy shore. Mangrove leaves fluttered in the breeze. Then the man in a blue life jacket ...

News Liberia: IMF Executive Board Approves US$23.4 Million ECF Arrangement for Liberia

Published on: Wednesday 11 December 2019
IMF Executive Board Approves US$23.4 Million ECF Arrangement for Liberia
News source: https://www.imf.org/en/News/Articles/2019/12/11/pr19451-liberia-imf-executive-board-approves-us23-4-million-ecf-arrangement

On December 11, 2019, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved a four-year arrangement under the Extended Credit Facility (ECF) for Liberia in an amount equivalent to SDR ...

News Liberia: U.K. Halts Torture Case Against Ex-Wife of Liberia’s Charles Taylor

Published on: Monday 09 December 2019
U.K. Halts Torture Case Against Ex-Wife of Liberia’s Charles Taylor
News source: https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/07/world/europe/liberia-charles-taylor-wife-uk.html

Agnes Reeves Taylor has been accused of participating in atrocities as part of the National Patriotic Front of Liberia, but she has denied holding any official position in the group.Credit...Patrick ...