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Declare a State of Emergency now

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Declare a State of Emergency now

Liberia is facing a serious national health crisis that seems yet to attract the appropriate attention and response from the government so much so that the deadly Ebola Virus Disease is rapidly engulfing the entire country with the death toll rising daily. Since the reemergence of the virus in the country about three months ago, the official death toll is rapidly approaching 200 with doctors and nurses topping the list of victims. Yet still, the level of proactive intervention by the government that should include safety measures and aggressive public education is found wanting, let alone a decisive approach that would bring the entire population to attention.

 

Hailing Decision for a New Squad, for Armed Robbery, But…

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Hailing Decision for a New Squad, for Armed Robbery, But…

The Liberia National Police or LNP is currently in the process of forming a new anti-robbery squad to robustly confront the high rate of armed robbery in Monrovia and its environs. Even though it has not been officially confirmed by the authorities of the LNP, unimpeachable sources within the police, the special squad is being formed out of a number of units within the LNP to include the Emergency Response Unit or ERU, Police Support Unit or PSU.

 

Include direct community engagements in Ebola fight

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Include direct community engagements in Ebola fight

It may appear boring to some whenever we highlight the issue of the deadly Ebola virus disease currently spreading in Liberia. Officially, the deadly disease has now hit seven of the country 15 political sub-divisions, with reports of increasing number of cases. Authorities at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare have reported scores of Ebola related deaths, affecting both patients and nurses since the deadly virus broke out for the second time in Liberia, with an update of 105, with 48 confirmed deaths from May 29 to July 16, 2014.

 

Calling the Attention of LNP to Armed Robbery

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Calling the Attention of LNP to Armed Robbery

The heinous crime of armed robbery is again on the high increase in Monrovia and its environs. Of late, the City of Paynesville, outside Monrovia is being hard-hit by the crime. Among major targets struck by the drug-addicted armed criminals in recent times are the LBS Community, Weaver Street/City Hall Community, Duport Road, Congo Town, as well as Robertsfield Highway.

 

NEC Must Intervene and Institute Measures

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NEC Must Intervene and Institute Measures

On Monday, July 14, 2014, hundreds of residents of the 17- Electoral Districts of Montserrado County swamped the Doe Community football pitch on a Busrod Island in Monrovia to petition the former Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Oil Company of Liberia or NOCAL, Mr. Robert Sirleaf for the Liberian senate during the Special Senatorial Election in October of this year.

 
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