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    26-Sep-2014 to 18:44

    Liberia’s Sirleaf sacks deputy minister over assault

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has dismissed with immediate effect, the Assistant Minister for Sectorial Planning at the Ministry of Finance and Development Planning, Jeremiah Krah for assaulting a female police officer.

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    26-Sep-2014 to 18:01

    Ebola could undo years of economic gains-UNDP

    AP-New York-(United States) — Massive assistance for Ebola-hit countries is needed to prevent the disease from shutting down economies and reversing years of development efforts, said Helen Clark, Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

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    25-Sep-2014 to 20:27

    W/Bank raises $400m for anti-Ebola effort

    APA-Washing-(United States) — The World Bank on Thursday announced that it would nearly double its funds to Ebola-hit West Africa to $400 million to help address the emergency situation in the region and build stronger health systems for the future.

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    25-Sep-2014 to 20:07

    Liberia in $52m contract with UN agencies

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The government of Liberia has signed a $52 million contractual agreement with four agencies of the United Nations to implement emergency Ebola response projects.

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    25-Sep-2014 to 18:12

    Liberia: West Point incident to be investigated

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Liberian Senate Thursday agreed to conduct an independent inquiry into last month’s shooting incident in West Point that led to the death of a 15-year old teenager, Shaki Kamara.

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    25-Sep-2014 to 16:28

    U.S donates Ebola protective gears to Liberian govt

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The United States government Thursday turned over the first batch of 9,000 home protection kits to the Liberian government.

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    25-Sep-2014 to 13:29

    Liberia receives additional US military personnel, supplies for anti-Ebola war

    APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — -Another C-17 aircraft carrying 39 US military personnel and equipment have arrived in Liberia as part of efforts to help in the anti-Ebola fight in West Africa.

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