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2014-09-01 Ebola Claims Another Victim - Economic Growth
[VOA]The Ebola crisis may have begun in Guinea, but Liberia is among the hardest hit - with more than 13 hundred cases reported.

2014-09-01 Ebola Health Workers Should Get Danger Money, Expert Says
[Thomson Reuters Foundation]Dakar -Doctors and nurses fighting the world's biggest outbreak of the Ebola virus in West Africa should get incentives including better pay, insurance and access to the new Ebola drug ZMapp, an international health expert said.

2014-09-01 A Call for Appointment of ECOWAS Special Envoy on Ebola
[OSIWA]Dakar -Civil Society Statement on the Current Ebola Crisis in West Africa:

2014-09-02 U.S. President Obama Speaks on Ebola
[White House]Hello. I want to take a few moments to speak directly to you—the people of West Africa, especially in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and Nigeria. On behalf of the American people, I want you to know that our prayers are with those of you who have lost loved ones during this terrible outbreak of Ebola. Along with our partners around the world, the United States is working with your governments to help stop this disease. And the first step in this fight is knowing the facts.

2014-09-02 Ebola - Some Call for President's Resignation
[VOA]Citing corruption and a lack of development, there are growing calls among Liberia's diaspora for the resignation of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

2014-09-02 Who Are the Dismissed Officials? - Public Demands Explanation From Gov't
[Heritage]President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has instituted what has described by the public as a "blanket dismissal" against officials of the Executive Branch of government, who failed to obey her order.

2014-09-02 Why West Point Quarantine Short Lived?
[Analyst]Monrovia -In the wake of public anxiety over the shortening to 11 Days, the 21-day period earlier announced West Point Quarantine would lasted for, the Government of Liberia has been giving reasons for the lifting the decision of solitude upon the people of West Point Community, saying the quarantine was aimed at giving inhabitants the sense of local leadership in the national fight against the deadly Ebola Disease.

2014-09-01 Pressure Group On Ellen's Back
[Heritage]Monrovia -A Liberian Diaspora group under the banner, The Campaign For A Better Liberia, says the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf led Government must do something or exit the stage.

2014-09-01 Demanding Reports On Ebola Donations
[Inquirer]SINCE THE EBOLA outbreak in Liberia there have been several donations made in cash as well as in kinds from the international community, individuals, and non- governmental organizations to help fight against the Ebola virus.

2014-09-02 President Sirleaf Visits Margibi County - Describes Recovered Physician Assistant As 'a Hero'
[Liberia Govt]President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has described as "a hero" a physician assistant at the C.H. Rennie Hospital in Kakata, Margibi County after full recovery after being affected by the Ebola virus disease and has opted to return to work immediately.

2014-09-02 Teachers Cry for Pay in Bong
[New Dawn]The National Teachers Association of Liberia Bong County branch, is appealing to the Ministries of Education and Finance to pay teachers on MOE's supplementary payroll in the county.

2014-09-02 CDC Suspends Bong Chapter Chair
[New Dawn]The national chairman of the opposition Congress for Democratic Change or CDC has reaffirmed the suspension of the party Bong County chapter Chairman Victor Wesseh, and replaced him with Delino Jarfimah Kollie.

2014-09-02 VP Boakai Rallies Citizens in Ebola Fight
[New Dawn]Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai, has called on Liberians to forget their differences and join the fight against Ebola. Ambassador Boakai said Ebola that continues to claim lot of lives needs to be dealt with holistically, while advising Liberians to stop creating disunity among themselves during this critical period of the country.

2014-09-02 Publishers Decried Chronicle Closure
[New Dawn]The Publishers Association of Liberia (PAL) has decried the prolonged seizure of the offices and the ban of the Chronicle Newspaper and calls on Government to restore newspaper's right to operate.

2014-09-02 No Sign of 'Improvement' in Ebola Fight
[New Republic]With the latest figure released by the Government of Liberia which puts Ebola death toll at 918 since March 22, 2014, experts say there is no gainsay that the virus is showing no sign of improvement in spite of desperate efforts to suppress it.

2014-09-02 C.H. Rennie Empowered By Episcopal Church
[New Republic]The Episcopal Church of Liberia in collaboration with the Episcopal Relief Development Organization in New York, USA has donated Ebola preventive materials to the C.H. Rennie Hospital which the administration is contemplating to reopen following its closure in the wake of outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the County.

2014-09-02 Weah Gives Solo Grounds to Bark
[New Republic]The political leader of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC), Ambassador George Weah has given enough grounds to the suspended Chairman of the party George Solo to bark in the wake of his recognition, Solo as the legitimate Chairman of the party.

2014-09-02 Pres. Sirleaf Visits Margibi
[Analyst]Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has described as "a hero" a physician assistant at the C.H. Rennie Hospital in Kakata, Margibi County after full recovery after being affected by the Ebola virus disease and has opted to return to work immediately.

2014-09-02 Africare Restores Hope for Mothers
[Analyst]Bong County -Amidst the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, the non-governmental organization Africare/Liberia continues to collaborate with the Bong County Health Team to ensure routine basic primary health services are provided at all Primary Health Care facilities in the county.

2014-09-02 Adopt 'Smart Fight' Against Ebola
[Analyst]Monrovia -Better Future Foundation, BFF, has strongly called on the National Ebola Taskforce, headed by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, to adopt a Smart Fight Approach in the war against the Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia.

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