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Eight found dead in Liberia flat after a night party

A young lady celebrating her graduation from the university and seven others were found dead in an apartment in Liberia capital Monrovia, after a night party.Neighbours told journalists that the lady and her friends kept a power generator inside the...

Sierra Leone man on trial in Finland for Liberian war crimes

Trial has begun in Finland for a Sierra Leone man charged with committing serious war crimes, including several murders, and crimes against humanity during Liberia’s bloody second civil war from 1999 through 2003.Gibril Massaquoi, who has been living in...

Nigeria, 6 other African nations to start testing for COVID-19 antibodies

Nigeria is among 7 African countries that will start administering coronavirus antibody tests from next week, a regional body said on Thursday, as part of efforts to understand the extent of the outbreak on the continent.“Liberia, Sierra Leone, Zambia,...

Nigerian-Liberian lawyer in a fight for his career in Liberia

Nigerian-Liberian lawyer, Councillor, Ndubuisi A. Nwabudike is in a fight of his life to save his career after his expulsion by the Liberian Bar Association over Liberian citizenship status.Cllr. Nwabudike had recently been confirmated by the Liberian Senate as...

Fmr Liberian security forces commander under Charles Taylor deported from US

A member of former Liberian President Charles Taylor’s security forces has been deported from the United States back to Liberia, US immigration enforcement officials said.Alexander Mentol Zinnah, 56, had been living in Minnesota. Officers with U.S. Immigration and Customs...

Liberian minister tests positive to covid-19

Liberia’s Justice minister, Mr. Frank Musah Dean has tested positive for coronavirus, days after the death of Mr. Marcus Soko, head of the Drug Enforcement Agency according to Liberian tabloid FrontPage Africa.The minister who spoke on phone from hospital...

Battle hardened after Ebola, Liberian doctors have head start on covid-19 outbreak

Liberians remember Jerry Brown, the doctor leading the country's coronavirus response team, for his fearlessness during the Ebola crisis in the West African state.When the virus was poorly understood, and an infection tantamount to a death sentence, Brown risked...

Liberia high Covid-19 death rate raises concern

Liberia has recorded the highest COVID 19 death rate in the West African sub-region and beyond so far on the continent, raising concern amidst predictions by UNECA.Forcing American citizens in the country to bombard the US Embassy near Monrovia...

Liberia deploy riot police against angry hawkers

Riot police have been deployed in Liberia's capital, Monrovia, to maintain order as thousands of angry roadside sellers took to the streets to protest the demolition of their stalls.The demolition was part of government’s measures to discourage gatherings in...

Liberia government official arrives from Swiss with coronavirus

A Liberian government official, Nathaniel Blama returning from Switzerland has tested positive for coronavirus, becoming the country’s first confirmed case.Nathaniel Blama, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, tested positive on Monday morning. He returned from Switzerland on Friday.The...
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U.S envoy arrives Sudan to mediate in Ethiopia’s dam dispute

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