Liberia News

First citizen Weah

From football star to nation’s leader, it’s a fairy tale to celebrate and draw inspiration from

Ex-soccer star George Weah elected Liberia president by wide margin

The National Election Commission later declared Weah president-elect and his running mate Jewel Howard-Taylor vice president-elect


Netanyahu woos West African leaders at Liberia summit

Netanyahu and Senegalese President Macky Sall later announced the normalisation of diplomatic relations between their two countries, following a spat over a UN resolution demanding Israel halt expansion of settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Liberia bids farewell to Indian women peacekeepers

The Indian Formed Police Unit (FPU) which is also the first-ever all-woman police unit in UN peacekeeping history, has served the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) since 2007.

WHO declares world's worst-ever Ebola outbreak over

WHO director Rick Brennan, director emergency risk assessment and humanitarian response, said Thursday was "a good day, an important day" thanks to the announcement.

Ebola vaccine trial starts in Liberia

The World Health Organization says officials are now focused on ending the biggest-ever Ebola outbreak rather than just slowing the virus’ spread.


UN peacekeeper in Liberia tests positive for Ebola

Nigerian soldier will go into isolation at a "calamity unit'' at the University Medical Center Utrecht

On the Ebola frontline

Interview: Kalyani Gomathinayagam, a general physician from Madurai who is back from a six-week stint in Liberia as part of Doctors Without Borders

Ebola decline in Liberia could be real trend: WHO

The rate of new Ebola infections in Liberia appears to be declining and could represent a genuine trend, says WHO.

Ebola: Nigeria’s success story has lessons for Liberia

WHO declares Nigeria Ebola-free after 42 days with no new cases, here’s why.