Liberia’s Ebola Dilema and The ‘Dog Meat’ Theory

The origin of Liberia’s new Ebola Outbreak is becoming a jigsaw puzzle difficult for health authorities to piece together. With twelve health workers quarantined at the Unification Town clinic located directly behind the Roberts International Airport in Margibi County, community members are pointing fingers to a dead dog that was eaten by people in the community. Continue reading Liberia’s Ebola Dilema and The ‘Dog Meat’ Theory

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5 Ways to Save Money on Food This Summer

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Summer is a time of freedom, of relaxation, of popsicles and swimming pools and sweaty armpits. But even though summer might feel like a departure from the everyday grind (wait, summer vacation doesn’t exist in the real world?), if you’re like me, you still have to stick to a budget. Even more so if you’re spending all your dollars and cents… Continue reading 5 Ways to Save Money on Food This Summer

The Audacity of The Small: Musa Bility’s FIFA Ambition Pitched Against Liberia’s Soccer Decline

Musa Bility, head of the Liberia Football Association (LFA), announcement that he will be a candidate for the Presidency of World football governing body FIFA, took many by surprise both at home and abroad. Bility’s move has been seen by many at home as audacious, especially as (FIFA) Fédération Internationale de Football Association, is rocked by corruption and looking to replace long time President Swiss football administrator Sepp Blatter. Continue reading The Audacity of The Small: Musa Bility’s FIFA Ambition Pitched Against Liberia’s Soccer Decline

Rescuing The Awful Bardnersville Road: Can Gyude Moore Do The Magic?

By: D Kaihennneh Sengbeh/Freelance Journalist, Contributing Writer Monrovia “They are sitting down and doing no intervention on this road. By the middle of July if nothing is done at all, this whole Bardnersville road will cut from the rest of Monrovia,” said Boima Kamara an elderly man, who rode  on a motorbike along with me from Bardnersville Junction to Bardnersvile Estate, angrily lamented Wednesday evening). … Continue reading Rescuing The Awful Bardnersville Road: Can Gyude Moore Do The Magic?

Amidst Public Inconvenience GoL Gets US$1.1 Million from Vehicle Registration exercise, Transport Minister Discloses

Wade C. L. Williams, wadesugar@gmail.com Monrovia Liberia could be losing millions in United States dollars to non-compliant vehicle owners who over the years fail to register their vehicles and fail to comply with government insurance policy, recent data from the ministry of transport shows. Appearing on the Super Morning show on state radio ELBC, Transport Minister Angela Cassell Bush disclosed that government has generated US$1.1 … Continue reading Amidst Public Inconvenience GoL Gets US$1.1 Million from Vehicle Registration exercise, Transport Minister Discloses

First Intra-African Transaction of Carbon Credits in West Africa

PORT-LOUIS, Mauritius, the leading carbon finance group in Africa, Investisseurs & Partenaires (I&P), an impact investment fund dedicated to small and medium size enterprises in Sub-Saharan Africa and Volta cars Rental Services (VRS), a car leasing company operating in West Africa, today announced the first ever carbon credits transaction involving a Seller and a Buyer from West Africa. The transaction, which has been structured by … Continue reading First Intra-African Transaction of Carbon Credits in West Africa

OraSure Awarded $10.4 Million HHS Contract to Advance Clinical Development of Rapid Ebola Test

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OraSure Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:OSUR), a leader in point of care diagnostic tests and specimen collection devices, announced Friday that it has been awarded a contract for up to $10.4 million in total funding from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response’s Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority (BARDA) related … Continue reading OraSure Awarded $10.4 Million HHS Contract to Advance Clinical Development of Rapid Ebola Test

Liberian Women Leaders Participate In ECOWAS-ICRC Seminar In Abuja

Abuja- Three prominent Liberian women participated in the 12th ECOWAS- International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) International Review Seminar in Abuja, the Federal Republic of Nigeria on June 9 to 11, 2015. A release from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja says Cllr. Harriette G. Badio, Deputy Justice Minister for Codification, who represented the Liberian Government, led the delegation including Counselor Zeor Daylue Bernard, Senior Legal … Continue reading Liberian Women Leaders Participate In ECOWAS-ICRC Seminar In Abuja

New Entry Screening and Monitoring Guidelines for Travelers Entering the United States from Liberia

By: http://www.healthcanal.com   The United States government is modifying its enhanced Ebola entry screening and monitoring program for travelers from Liberia. On May 9, 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the end of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia after 42 days (two incubation periods) passed since the last Ebola patient was buried. There are currently no known cases of Ebola in Liberia, and the … Continue reading New Entry Screening and Monitoring Guidelines for Travelers Entering the United States from Liberia

True Heroes of the Ebola Epidemic Never Celebrated; As Corruption marred Liberia’s Ebola Response

Speech Delivered by Award Winning Freelance Journalist Wade C. L. Williams at the Liberia Film Institute, Film Festival Held on June 11, 2015 in Monrovia Monrovia- The Ebola crisis is over and we saw the government celebrate Liberia reaching zero new cases just recently at an elaborate program held in Monrovia. I was stunned by the excitement, the pump and pageantry at the events, because I … Continue reading True Heroes of the Ebola Epidemic Never Celebrated; As Corruption marred Liberia’s Ebola Response