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2015-07-27 Poll - World Is Not Prepared for Next Epidemic
[FrontPageAfrica] Citizens in France, Germany, Japan, the United Kingdom, and the United States are not convinced that the world is prepared for another global epidemic like Ebola, and they strongly support investments in developing countries to reduce the threat of infectious diseases, according to a new opinion research survey with 4,000 respondents among the general public and opinion elites across the five nations.

2015-07-27 Favourites Live Up to Billing
[CAF] Nigeria made a triumphant entry into the second round of the continental qualifiers for the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup courtesy a 7-0 thumping of Liberia on Saturday in Ibadan.

2015-07-27 Strange Newspaper On Newsstand Draws Press Union Concern
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Officials and members of the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) have condemned the appearance of a strange newspaper on the newsstand with the publisher, contact number and full address unknown. The PUL in a statement issued in Monrovia Thursday said it has no information whatsoever on the Transformer Newspaper, neither are the publisher, managing editor, nor other editorial staffs known.

2015-07-27 Stakeholders Welcome Warehouse Receipt System for Farmers
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Stakeholders at a one day meeting have welcomed the introduction of a Warehouse Receipt System that will seek a smooth transaction of farmers trading their produce. A warehouse receipt system (WRS) enables farmers to deposit storable goods (usually grains or coffee) in exchange for a warehouse receipt (WR). A WR is a document issued by warehouse operators as evidence that specified commodities of stated quantity and quality have been deposited at a particular location. Usually prices slump right after harv

2015-07-27 Did You Hear About the Great Ebola Land Grab? Expect a Wave of Mystery Plagues
[East African] News out of Liberia alleging that an agribusiness company took advantage of the Ebola outbreak in that country to double the size of its oil plantation cannot but give us some food for thought.

2015-07-27 Falconets Completes Liberia Routing
[Independent (Lagos)] Nigeria women's U20 team, the Falconets, has qualified for the next round of the qualifying tournament for next year's World Cup in Papua New Guinea after a 14-1 aggregate win over Liberia.

2015-07-27 New Liberia Ebola Case - Nigeria Not Keeping a Good Watch
[Guardian] People crossing freely without check of body temperature at the Seme borderWHEN the news broke that Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) had entered Nigeria via a Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, and that the health officials, who had contact with him, were infected, negative signals reverberated around the country.

2015-07-27 No Progress After 168 Years? Liberians On Independence
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberia marks its 168th Independence Day anniversary Sunday, July 26 2015, some citizens of the country have been assessing the journey so far.

2015-07-27 'CDC Must Come First in Any Coalition' Chairman Mcgill
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberia's main opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) has vowed not to take second position in any political collaboration formed between the CDC and any other parties ahead of the 2017 presidential elections. Nathaniel McGill Chairman of the Party said, Senator George Weah political leader of the CDC has not agreed to go second to the Liberty Party (LP) Charles Brumskine in a political arrangement.

2015-07-27 Liberian Students Defeated - School Closure Takes Effect
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The leading protester the Montserrado County Student Union MONSU during the recent school closure saga between the Ministry of Education and the National Legislature says the final ruling has been made to shut down all schools by July 31st.

2015-07-27 Anticipating Rather Quiet 168th Independence Celebration
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberia approaches its 168th celebration of independence FrontPageAfrica gathered impressions of Liberians to mark the occasion this year. Miatta Fahnbulleh a musician had this to say. : "Celebrating independence for me has nothing to do with the year before or the year ahead. You celebrate your national day the way you see it or the way you feel it. As long as they have a few dollars in their pocket, they are going to drink themselves into a stupor, it is a tradition."

2015-07-27 Clara Town Residents Still Lack Safe Drinking Water
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberia gears toward the celebration of her 168th Independence celebration, some Liberians are urging the government headed by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to help them have access to safe drinking water.

2015-07-27 U-20 World Cup - Falconets 'Destroy' Liberia Again to Advance 14-1
[Guardian] The Nigerian under-20 women football team on Saturday in Abuja beat their Liberian counterparts 7-0 to progress to the next round of the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Qualifiers.

2015-07-27 Falconets Whip Liberia Again to Advance 14-1 in FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Qualifiers
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Under-20 women football team on Saturday in Abuja beat their Liberian counterparts 7-0 to progress to the next round of the 2016 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Qualifiers.

2015-07-27 Football - Falconets Hit Liberia 7-0 At Abuja
[Independent (Lagos)] Nigeria women's U20 team, the Falconets, on Saturday, July 25, 2915 at Abuja, scaled through to the next round of the qualifying tournament for next year's World Cup in Papua New Guinea after a 14-1 aggregate win over Liberia.

2015-07-26 Liberia's 168th Anniversary Must Help Sustain the Peace
[Inquirer] PRESIDENT ELLEN JOHNSON Sirleaf has by proclamation declared Sunday, July 26, 2015 as Independence Day to be celebrated throughout the Republic as a National Holiday.

2015-07-26 Global Witness Exposes GVL
[NEWS] Liberians are reported to have been beaten, threatened, and arrested for taking a stand against one of the world's biggest palm oil plantations as it sweeps across the southeast of the country, a new Global Witness exposé revealed.

2015-07-26 Mixture of Ivorians, Burkinabes At Liberian Borders Poses Threat to Security - Senate's Security Committee Reports
[Heritage] The Plenary of the Liberia Senate has endorsed recommendations contained in a report from its Committee on Defense, Security, Intelligence and Veteran Affairs on alleged mercenary activities in Grand Gedeh County.

2015-07-26 Prevail, Intensifies Awareness On Ebola Research
[Heritage] As efforts to find remedy to sicknesses and other health complications affecting Ebola survivals intensify, a combined team of the Communication and Social Mobilizaion component of the Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia (PREVAIL) Thursday, July 23, extended its awareness exercise at Island Clinic, Bushrod Island with more than 200 participants in attendance.

2015-07-26 Cari Livestock Dept Receives FAO Grant
[Inquirer] The Director of Research and Services at the Central Agriculture Research Institute (CARI), Dr. Arthur Bob Karnuah has disclosed that his department has received a grant from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to collect/conduct baseline data on Liberia's Animal Genetic Resources (AnGR).

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