Oxfam: $1.9bn in Ebola aid not delivered by donors

2016-01-31 22:14

International donors have failed to deliver $1.9bn in promised funds to help West African countries recover from the Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11 000 people, Oxfam says.

With Ebola in check, are we ready for the next outbreak?

2016-01-13 09:14

The world will heave a collective sigh of relief when west Africa's Ebola epidemic is finally declared at an end after claiming more than 11 000 lives over two years.

Liberia records 1st Ebola death since July

2015-11-24 16:56

A health official in Liberia says the country has recorded its first Ebola death since July.

ArcelorMittal to slash jobs, exports from Liberia

2015-11-18 12:58

ArcelorMittal plans to cut up to 450 jobs in Liberia and lower iron ore exports from the West African nation as it battles to reduce costs.

Liberian teenager awarded kids peace prize

2015-11-10 08:44

A Liberian teenager has been awarded the prestigious International Children’s Peace Prize for his "tireless campaigning" to end violence against minors.

WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free, again

2015-09-03 14:23

The World Health Organisation has once again declared Liberia Ebola-free, after no new case of the deadly virus was detected in the past 42 days.

Liberians look for help to care for research chimps

2015-08-24 21:49

Liberians are looking for help to care for chimpanzees used for research by a US organisation.

Kenya refuses refuge to 'Ebola' chimps

2015-08-12 21:42

Kenya has rejected a request to bring two young chimpanzees rescued in Ebola-hit Liberia to a Kenyan wildlife sanctuary due to fears about the deadly virus.

14 illegal gold miners victims of landslide in Liberia

2015-08-04 16:24

At least 14 men illegally mining gold in Liberia’s west have fallen victim to a landslide which left them trapped under rubble, a report says.

Liberia authorities track herbalist who escaped Ebola quarantine

2015-07-17 08:55

A herbalist who treated the 17-year-old boy who sparked Liberia's third wave of Ebola infections has escaped quarantine and fled to Nimba County in the north of the country near Guinea, officials say.


Putin claims Russia has developed Ebola vaccine

2016-01-13 22:49

Russian President Vladimir Putin says his country has developed a vaccine for the Ebola virus which has killed thousands of people in west Africa.

Liberia discharges last two Ebola cases

2015-12-04 13:15

Liberia has released its last two known Ebola cases from hospital and started the countdown to being declared free of the virus for a third time, authorities said on Friday.

Health authorities: 1 confirmed Ebola case in Liberia

2015-11-20 16:04

Health authorities report 1 confirmed Ebola case in Liberia, previously declared Ebola free

Obama lifts Liberia sanctions, cites pro-democracy moves

2015-11-13 09:02

Citing its strides towards democracy, President Barack Obama has lifted economic sanctions against Liberia that had been in place for more than a decade.

US doctor cured of Ebola continues his work in Liberia

2015-09-25 10:01

'Some risks are worth taking:' American doctor cured of Ebola continues his work in Liberia after being given a second chance at life.

Liberia union warns of rise in police attacks on journalists

2015-08-28 12:13

Liberia’s press union has called on police to stop “whipping” journalists, condemning a rise in violence against members of the media in the west African country.

Handwashing in W African schools protects children, families from Ebola

2015-08-13 07:54

Handwashing and giving out soap in schools in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone have helped to keep classrooms Ebola-free this year but schools need to remain vigilant after the summer holidays, the UN says.

China pledges continued support for Ebola-hit African nations

2015-08-10 18:50

China's foreign minister has pledged continued support to the three West African countries hardest hit by the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 11 200 people.

70 000 Liberian births unrecorded in Ebola crisis - Unicef

2015-07-31 09:12

More than 70 000 Liberian babies have been born without being registered as the deadly Ebola epidemic ravaged the impoverished west African nation, leaving them without healthcare and vulnerable to trafficking, Unicef says.

Liberia announces 2nd Ebola death as new outbreak spreads

2015-07-15 14:10

Liberia says a second patient has died in a resurgence of the Ebola virus and the outbreak has spread to its capital city.

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