LIBERIA | LIBERIA

07-Apr-2020 to 12:06

Liberia closes all diplomatic missions amid COVID-19

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The Liberian government has with immediate effect ordered the closure of all its embassies as the deadly Coronavirus ravages the world. The pandemic has forced many countries to put in place lock down measures to curtail the further spread of the disease.

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07-Apr-2020 to 11:34

Liberia newspapers headline COVID-19, court dismissal of NEC Chair

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The confirmation of 14 COVID-19 cases and court dismissing nationality of Nigerian appointed as NEC Chair dominate the headlines in the Tuesday, April 7 editions of Liberian newspapers.

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05-Apr-2020 to 11:12

Liberia confirms first death from Coronavirus

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Health authorities in Liberia have confirmed the country's first death from coronavirus.

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01-Apr-2020 to 18:03

Liberia closes borders with Sierra Leone - Officials

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia has closed its borders with Sierra Leone to contain the spread of the Coronavirus that has claimed the lives of tens of thousands globally.

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01-Apr-2020 to 17:51

Liberia closes schools amid COVID-19

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — The ministry of health has extended the closure of schools which should have ended Tuesday to time indefinite following the confirmation of three new confirmed cases of the Coronavirus, bringing the total number of confirmed cases in the country to six.

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30-Mar-2020 to 12:26

Liberian newspapers agog with demolition of stalls at Waterside market, others

APA - Monrovia (Liberia) — The Monrovia City Corporation (MCC) Police at the weekend demolished several market stalls and tables at the Waterside market and several markets in other parts of Monrovia.

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26-Mar-2020 to 13:32

President Weah signs $40m financing agreement into law

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — Liberia President George Manneh Weah has signed into law the Financing Agreement entered into by the government and the International Development Association of the World Bank.

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