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US charity school in Liberia in rape scandal storm

5 days ago
MONROVIA: An acclaimed US charity operating in Liberia has admitted to major failings after girls at a school set up to save them from a life of sexual exploitation were systematically raped. "We are profoundly, deeply sorry," the…

Liberia’s Sirleaf: Africa’s first elected female leader

8 months, 29 days ago
MONROVIA: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa's first elected female president in Liberia. Taking the reins of a nation that had…

West Africa marks end of recent Ebola outbreak

2 years, 4 months ago
MONROVIA:Liberia said  it was free of Ebola, meaning there are now no known cases of the deadly tropical virus left in west Africa following an outbreak that began in neighbouring Guinea in December 2013.

WHO declares Ebola outbreak over as Liberia gets all-clear

2 years, 9 months ago
MONROVIA, Liberia: The world breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as a two-year Ebola epidemic that killed 11,000 and triggered a global health alert was declared over, with Liberia the last country to get the all-clear.

Ebola death toll tops 8,000: WHO

3 years, 9 months ago
GENEVA: The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in west Africa has risen to 8,153 out of 20,656 cases recorded, the World Health Organization said Monday.

Ebola death toll rises to 7,693: WHO

3 years, 9 months ago
GENEVA: The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in west Africa has risen to 7,693 out of 19,695 cases recorded, the World Health Organization said Friday.

Ebola cases near 16,000 as Sierra Leone loses ground

3 years, 10 months ago
GENEVA: The death toll in the world's worst Ebola epidemic has risen to 5,689 out of 15,935 cases reported in eight countries by the end of Nov. 23, the World Health Organization said on Wednesday.