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CSI embarks on fourth mission to Liberia

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CSI embarks on fourth mission to Liberia

An American medical charity group, under the banner of Children’s Surgery International (CSI), has arrived in Liberia on its fourth medical mission to perform free surgeries at the Firestone Medical Center in Duside, outside Harbel, on Liberian children afflicted by various kinds of facial deformities and other pediatric conditions.

 

ECOWAS Approves 3,200 Soldiers For Mali

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ECOWAS Approves 3,200 Soldiers For Mali

West African leaders have agreed to deploy 3,200 international stabilization force in Mali to flush out Islamist rebels terrorizing the sisterly country. The leaders reached the decision Sunday, November 11, 2012 in an Extraordinary Session of ECOWAS Heads of State and Government held in Abuja, Nigeria with a renewed commitment to finding timely resolution to the crises in both Mali and Guinea Bissau.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 15 November 2012 00:56 )
 

New Reports Show Slight Growth in Funding for AIDS

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New Reports Show Slight Growth in Funding for AIDS

Private AIDS-related funding from United States and European philanthropic donors totaled US$ 644 million in 2011, a 5% increase (US$ 32 million) from 2010 according to an annual report from Funders Concerned About AIDS (FCAA) and the European HIV/AIDS Funders Group (EFG), with support from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS).

 

US$21m for LEC Expansion

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US$21m for LEC Expansion

The Liberia Electricity Corporation or LEC has said its new ongoing expansion program of power would cost US$21 million. Deputy Chief Executive Officer Joseph Mayah told the media that the expansion would cover 14 communities of 4 sub-stations, including the Bushrod Island, New Kru Town Central and Paynesville.

 

As Kilby Faces Senate: 200 More to Go At GAC

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As Kilby Faces Senate: 200 More to Go At GAC

Ahead of the appearance of Auditor General Robert Kilby before the Liberian Senate today, about 200 more employees of the 420 of the General Auditing Commission or GAC are expected to be laid off.An authority, who preferred to remain un-named for job security, told this paper early this week in Monrovia that the exercise will be done in three phases.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 15 November 2012 00:58 )
 
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