ARTICLES RELATING TO ELLEN JOHNSON SIRLEAF

A young Africa can power the world

2015-05-31 15:00

For 15 years, a global partnership for development finance has delivered remarkable results in Africa, but right now that partnership is in peril.

African leaders urge 'Marshall Plan' for Ebola recovery

2015-03-03 22:25

The leaders of the west African countries worst hit by Ebola have called for more aid to eradicate the disease and rebuild their shattered economies at an international conference in Brussels.

Ebola-hit Liberia no longer US's 'forgotten stepchild'

2015-02-26 09:48

As Liberia's president visits the US Senate to thank Americans for their pivotal role in the Ebola recovery, she will reflect on a sometimes fractious relationship spanning two centuries.

AU: Ebola challenge will promote unity in west Africa

2015-01-07 07:31

West Africa’s Ebola epidemic could have a positive side by uniting the region’s countries in their response to the “serious challenge”, the acting head of the African Union says.

Campaigning under way in Liberia despite Ebola

2014-11-26 18:51

Campaigning is under way for Senate elections in Liberia, another sign that Ebola is loosening its deadly grip on the West African country.

Mali rushes to contain Ebola outbreak

2014-11-14 09:26

Mali is rushing to impose tougher measures to contain the spread of Ebola after recording a new case of the disease in the west African nation’s capital, health officials say.

Liberia lifts Ebola emergency

2014-11-13 20:32

Liberia has lifted its state of emergency, announcing huge gains in the fight with Ebola as Africa pinned its hopes on trials for a miracle drug.

Liberia punishes Ebola soldiers

2014-11-10 21:00

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has ordered four soldiers and their commanding officer to be punished for their actions during a protest over an Ebola quarantine.

Ebola: Embattled Liberian leader’s letter to the World

2014-10-29 10:40

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has written a letter to the world lamenting the death of thousands of people in her country over the past six months through the deadly Ebola virus.

Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

2014-10-20 11:43

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says Ebola has killed more than 2 000 people in her country and has brought it to "a standstill".

 

WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free

2015-05-09 18:23

The UN health agency has declared Liberia Ebola-free, hailing the "monumental" achievement in the west African country where the virus has killed more than 4 700 people.

US wraps up Ebola mission in Liberia

2015-02-26 19:41

The United States has staged a military ceremony to end its five-month Ebola mission in Liberia.

Liberia closes Ebola centre at epicentre of outbreak

2015-01-27 07:36

Liberia’s president has announced the closure of an Ebola treatment facility which lay at the epicentre of the virus’ worst outbreak in history, as the disease’s spread has slowed in the country.

Liberian president's son wants rally ban lifted

2014-12-08 18:48

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's son, who is running for a Senate seat, has filed a lawsuit contesting her Ebola-related ban on political rallies, an official says.

Liberia chasing Ebola now

2014-11-25 05:15

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has hailed Liberians' efforts in fighting the country's worst ever haemorrhagic fever outbreak.

Mali toughens anti-Ebola border checks

2014-11-13 21:05

Mali has announced tougher health checks at border crossings after registering its second Ebola outbreak.

Liberia says won’t extend state of emergency over Ebola

2014-11-13 18:50

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says she would not seek an extension to a state of emergency imposed in August over the outbreak of Ebola that has killed at least 2 836 people in the country.

Liberia opens 1 of largest Ebola treatment centres

2014-10-31 22:31

Liberia has opened one of its largest Ebola treatment centres yet in Monrovia, bracing for a new wave of infections even as officials express hope the disease is on the decline.

Number of Ebola cases nears 10 000

2014-10-23 14:06

The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10 000 in West Africa, the World Health Organisation says, as the scramble to find a cure gathered pace.

Ebola risks lost generation: Liberian leader

2014-10-19 21:48

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa risks unleashing an economic catastrophe that will leave a lost generation of young West Africans, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has warned.

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