Scam, kidnap by South African police

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Scam, kidnap by South African police

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With the Ebola Outbreak Over, the US Wants a Group of West African Immigrants to Go Home
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A Collaborative Project Maps the World’s Vulnerable Communities Before Disaster Strikes
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Remembering Castro’s Commitment to Healthcare and Beating Ebola in Africa
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These East African Countries Show How Teamwork and Technology Can Thwart Illegal Fishing
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Liberia
Donations to help men, women and children living in Liberia, many in quarantine. They need food and medical supplies. So do the health professionals.

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Liberia needs medical supplies SJ Dodgson 2014 v8n2 p0727

Liberia has sent out an urgent plea for medical protective clothing for health professionals caring for patients who have ebola.

The Liberian Ambassador, Hon Jeremiah C Sulunteh, told Independence Day celebrants that the embassy is organizing a container to be sent to Liberia and needs anything and everything that can be used to stop the spread of ebola. He told us that 2 doctors and 2 nurses have already died; this week we learned that a Liberian man died of ebola in Nigeria, starting fears that ebola could spread to Nigeria. Deaths have been reported in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, and from all reports coming out of these west African countries, ebola is not slowing down.

Location of Liberia within the African Union
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Liberia SJ Dodgson. MJoTA 2012 v6n1 p0520


Picture below, Liberians in the streets of Philadelphia after a Town Hall meeting with elected officials from Liberia. The lady in the long dress is the kick-butt Mayor of Monrovia, capital of Liberia, Mary Tanyonoh Broh. Mrs Broh moved back to Liberia from the United States in 2005 to work in the government of the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

In 2011, President Sirleaf was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with another Liberian woman and a Yemeni woman, click here.

Story on Leymah Gbowee click here, MJoTA film review on story of the Liberian war, click here.

The story of Liberian independence click here.

The president of Africom Philly through 2012 was Liberian, Vera Tolbert PhD (Biochemistry). Liberian women are tough. Do what they tell you and they will clean up your act, your community, your country.

Above, Dr Susanna with Mr Vickson Korlewala, chemist and USAID-sponsored CEO of Ecopower Liberia. On Apr 2nd 2014 he was falsely accused with his wife of stalking, kidnapping and shaking down an old Jamaican lady. The charges, which were obviously absurd, were dismissed in Sep 2014. This targeting of Liberians by Philadelphia police needs to stop click here
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Nansen winner gives new hope to girls orphaned by Boko Haram conflict
Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School charges no fees, provides uniforms and other help to vulnerable children.

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UNHCR Special Envoy lauds return of Somali refugees from Yemen
133 refugees return from Yemen to Somalia by boat in maiden UNHCR-organized operation

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UNHCR calls on DRC to protect refugees after tragic killings
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The numbers of adults and children infected with ebola is climbing in West Africa, as is the number of deaths. Isolation practices have slowed its spread, but new cases are being reported in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone click here
Above, Liberian flag is raised at Philadelphia City Hall, July 26, 2014. Below, Miss Liberia pageant in Philadelphia, July 25, 2014
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Dr. Raj Panjabi Goes the Last Mile in Liberia
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A Solution When a Nation’s Schools Fail
Liberia and other poor countries are experimenting with private management of schools, and the result has been positive.

Sat, 15 Jul 2017 14:20:16 -0500


In a Remote Village, Witnessing Miracles
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He Has No Fingers But Is a Master Carver
The chief carver at an artisan shop in Liberia lost his fingers to leprosy and still makes art.

Wed, 05 Jul 2017 10:00:00 -0500


Enticing Pregnant Women in Liberia to Give Birth in Health Centers
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