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2015-10-08 What Happened to Liberia's Ebola Orphans?
[IRIN] Monrovia -More than 5,900 Liberian children lost one or both parents to Ebola. Some are with a surviving parent, others found loving homes with friends or relatives, but many have been left orphaned on the streets or are finding it tough to adapt to new lives with host families.

2015-10-08 Liberia to Borrow U.S.$60 Million
[NEWS] A US$60 million financing agreement has been submitted by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf to the Liberian Senate for ratification.

2015-10-08 Liberians Divided
[NEWS] There are indications that Liberians are divided over the implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC) recommendations. Notwithstanding, most Liberians support the implementation of the TRC report and the establishment of a war crimes court, while others are against the implementation.

2015-10-08 Did Ngafuan Resign Too Soon?
[Observer] Foreign Minister Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan's recent announcement of his resignation may have been accepted by many in good faith since he based his decision on compliance with the Code of Conduct Act passed in 2014 at the National Legislature.

2015-10-08 Senate Ad Hoc C'ttee to Check Enforcement of TRC Proposals
[Observer] The plenary of the Senate has requested its leadership to constitute a seven-member ad hoc committee, to review President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's latest 'comprehensive' progress report on the implementation of the recommendations of the June 30, 2009, final report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC).

2015-10-08 Preparing for Crucial 2017 - Who Resigns Next?
[New Republic] When the one in charge of time signals one of three or four persons on the dancing floor, it means the rest must get ready to follow suit.

2015-10-08 'Augustine Ngafuan Must Come Clean' - CDC Sounds Caveat
[FrontPageAfrica] One of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf longest serving cabinet Ministers, Augustine K. Ngafuan who served two key cabinet positions resigned his post recently amid speculations that he is inching towards joining the opposition Congress for Democratic Change ahead of the 2017 general and presidential elections.

2015-10-08 Ellen Submits U.S.$256.7 MCC Agreement
[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Tuesday submitted a bill seeking the ratification of an agreement between the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) of the United States of America and the Government of the Republic of Liberia.

2015-10-08 PYJ 'Escapes' TRC Debate
[NEWS] Nimba County Senator Price Y. Johnson angrily left the Chambers of the Liberian Senate Tuesday when some of his colleagues demanded that the Truth and Reconciliation Commission report recently submitted to the Legislature by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf be discussed without delay.

2015-10-08 Ebola Accountability Monitoring Report Released
[NEWS] The second quarter report of media accountability reportage on Ebola has been released; courtesy of the International Research and Exchange Board, (IREX) in concert with Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding (CEMESP).

2015-10-08 Minister Konneh Leads GOL Delegation
[NEWS] The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Hon. Amara M. Konneh, at the head of a high-powered Liberian Government delegation, is in Lima, Peru to attend the 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank (WB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) to discuss Liberia's development agenda and to finalize on commitments made by Development Partners.

2015-10-08 Liberia Meets G. Bissau Today
[NEWS] The national soccer team of Liberia Lone Star is expected to take on Guinea Bissau today at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium in Monrovia. The match is the first leg preliminary round of the Russia 2018 World Cup.

2015-10-08 Konneh Leads High Power Gov't Delegation to Lima - Peru
[Inquirer] The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Hon. Amara M. Konneh, at the head of a high-powered Liberian Government delegation, is in Lima, Peru to attend the 2015 Annual Meetings of the World Bank (WB) and International Monetary Fund (IMF) to discuss Liberia's development agenda and conclude on commitments made by Development Partners.

2015-10-08 LPDP Commences Acquaintance, Familiarization Tour
[Inquirer] As Liberia and Liberians gear up for what has been described as perhaps the country's most important political turning point, when incumbent President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and her ruling Unity Party (UP) Government will be facing a horde of contenders for the prestigious honor of administering the affairs of state, no stone is being left unturned by individuals and political parties seeking to become the appropriate alternative from results of the 2017 Presidential and General Elections.

2015-10-08 Fahart Urges Government to Reinstate De-Activated Soldiers, Others
[Inquirer] As the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL), draws down in June of 2016, several Liberians are of the fear that the country's Security sector could be more volatile in an UNMIL-free Liberia.

2015-10-08 Citizens Demand Extra Authority
[New Republic] Views gathered by the Constitution Review Committee (CRC) have shown that citizens across the country are in high need of traditional or customary authority that they previously enjoyed in the country.

2015-10-08 President Sirleaf Urges Senate to Ratify $U.S.256.7 Million MCC Agreement
[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has urged members of the Liberian Senate to act speedily and ratify the $US256.7 million Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Agreement signed recently between the Governments of Liberia and the United States of America.

2015-10-08 'We Are Holding Ourselves Back', President Sirleaf Tells Liberians
[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has blamed the continuous challenges and backwardness being faced by the country on negative and irresponsible criticisms by some Liberians.

2015-10-08 Nimba Security Council Upset With Community Watch Forum
[Observer] Nimba County Security Council headed by Superintendent Fong Zuagele has distanced itself from activities of the Community Watch Forum (CWF) for its failure to help the police and other security agencies to contain violence that brought Ganta to a standstill on September 30.

2015-10-08 Germany Will Continue to Help Liberia
[Observer] Germany was one of those nations whose military and civilian personnel set up medical centers in Liberia during the deadly Ebola crisis in 2014. The efforts of all of Liberia's international partners helped beat back the virus and stop its transmission.

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