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Ebola Virus Slowing In Liberia

AFRICANGLOBE - The slowdown of Ebola in Liberia has surprised many so-called experts who had warned that the disease was set to continue spreading exponentially.

China To Send Elite Army Unit To Help Fight Ebola In...

AFRICANGLOBE - China will dispatch an elite unit from the People's Liberation Army to help Ebola-hit Liberia, the Foreign Ministry said on Friday, responding to U.N. calls for a greater global effort to fight the deadly virus in West Africa.

Ebola Con: How The West Is Invading West Africa Under False...

AFRICANGLOBE - The imperialist powers are using the West Africa Ebola outbreak as a cover for re-establishing or strengthening their military presence in their former colonies. Their aim is to further their geo-strategic interests including control of the region’s offshore oil resources. To this end, rather than sending financial or healthcare assistance, they are deploying military forces.

Liberia: Oil Blocks Attract International Interest Despite Ebola

AFRICANGLOBE - Liberia has entered discussions with major international oil companies to encourage bids for drilling in four blocks off the coast near the capital Monrovia. The talks are progressing - including road shows last month in Houston, London and Lagos - despite Ebola in the west African nation.

Less Than 400 Cases Of Ebola Remain In Liberia – Official

AFRICANGLOBE - Restrictions on the movement of people, quarantining of communities and positive response to the frequent washing of hands and avoiding infested dead bodies have helped to reduce the infection rate of the Ebola virus throughout Liberia

Africa’s Richest Man To Help Liberia In Fight Against Ebola

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s wealthiest man, Aliko Dangote, has promised to assist Liberia as the West African country fights against the spread of the Ebola virus. Dangote promised to assist the country with medical personnel and other human and material resources to contain the spread of the disease.

Nigerian Volunteers To Fight Ebola In West Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Nearly 600 Nigerian health volunteers will be sent to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to help contain the Ebola outbreak. Volunteers from different health professions have been registering, willing to join the effort in to combat the deadly illness.

In Liberia, Disappointment At U.S. Military’s Planned Ebola Response

AFRICANGLOBE - When President Barack Obama spoke about the U.S. military helping combat the Ebola epidemic this past Sunday, Tim Flanigan, an American clinician working in Monrovia, says he was “ecstatic.” It was exactly what many of the people leading the Ebola effort in Liberia, the hardest hit country, had been hoping for. But that joy turned to dismay the next day, when Flanigan learned the details of the Pentagon’s plans.

U.S Sending 3,000 Troops To Liberia “To Fight Ebola”

AFRICANGLOBE - President Barack Obama announced new measures Tuesday to help fight the worst-ever Ebola outbreak in West Africa, including sending 3,000 U.S. troops to the region.

America To Build Ebola Hospital In Liberia — Not For Liberians...

AFRICANGLOBE - The $22-million, 25-bed field hospital the Pentagon has pledged to build in Liberia to combat the Ebola epidemic is being set up “to treat health care workers,” NOT LIBERIANS a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.

U.S., Britain To Send Troops To West Africa “To Fight Ebola”

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States and Britain are sending troops and equipment to West Africa allegedly to help curb the spread of Ebola, officials said Monday, as the World Health Organization warned that the outbreak is outstripping the capacity to respond in one of the worst-hit countries.

Africa’s Richest Man Briefs Liberian President On Investments

AFRICANGLOBE - Africa’s richest man, billionaire Alhaji Aliko Dangote, paid a courtesy call, Thursday, on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at her Foreign Ministry Office, where he briefed her on the progress of his investment in Liberia.

Lebanese Arab Who Video Taped Sex Act With Liberian Children Charged

AFRICANGLOBE - In what some are describing as the most sickening news out of post-war Liberia, a Lebanese Arab, Jafar Bashir, 43, is currently in the custody of Liberian police, accused of recording himself committing vile acts on over a dozen Liberian children.

Liberia Welcomes National Geographic Explorer Cruise Ship

AFRICANGLOBE - Liberia hosted 140 international guests on board the prestigious National Geographic Explorer Cruise Liner docked in Monrovia’s main port for a visit to the Capital city.It is the ships second visit to Liberia. The stop-over is part of a 33-night cultural voyage from South Africa to Morocco.

Oil In Liberia: How Could Liberians Settle For Only 5%?

“Bad leadership is Africa’s major problem" The looting of African oil has begun in Grand Style, this time not in Nigeria nor Ghana but right in Liberia, also located in the West African region. For a country which has remained one of Africa’s poorest for decades, many were those who heaved a deep sigh of relief when Liberia recently announced to have “discovered” oil in commercial quantities, joining her West African sisters: Ghana, Nigeria and some others.

Liberia Signs New Multi-Million Dollar Oil Deal

AFRICANGLOBE - The Liberian government is breathing an air of relief if an agreement between it and the world's largest oil company, Exxon Mobil, is ratified by the National Legislature. Announcing details of the agreement during its signing ceremony over the week-end..