Corruption is still a cancer in Liberia – Pres. Johnson-Sirleaf

Agbela Johnson Liberia’s president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has charged the Ministry of Justice to continue the campaign to make Liberia a corruption-free society. Addressing heads of Liberia’s security sector when she paid an early morning visit to the Ministry of Justice recently, President Sirleaf said corruption is still a cancer in Liberia and that the Ministry […]

Liberia: Ex-talk show host says the gov’t is planning to kill her

Onimis Raymond Tetee Gebro a Journalist and former a Sky Communications Corporation staff has raised alarm that some state sponsored assasins are out for her. She made this allegation as a formal complaint to the Press Union of Liberia (PUL). She said that the head of the National Security Agency (NSA), Fumba Sirleaf (the son […]

Africa: Ebola infections cross 17,000 as CDC adds centers

Agbela Jessica   In a World Health Organization (WHO) report published recently announced that the number of people infected by Ebola. The virus that spreads through bodily fluids – has crossed 17,000. Of these, about 6,000 people have died and a majority of these cases are in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone. On Monday, WHO’s […]

Peace ambassador: Pres. Ellen Sirleaf accepts George Weah’s resignation

by Agbela Jessica Liberia’s president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received the resignation letter of ex-superstar footballer, George Manneh Weah as Liberia’s Peace Ambassador. According to an Executive Mansion release, Ambassador Weah presented his resignation letter following a lengthy meeting with the Liberian President at her Foreign Ministry office on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Ambassador Weah, who […]

Health workers threaten strike action in Liberia

by Onimis Raymond Liberian health workers are threatening a strike action today, October 13, 2014, over what they say is Government’s refusal to settle their compensation requests despite risking their lives. Health workers told The Analyst at the newly opened Island Clinic Ebola Treatment unit (ETU) while “we are already underpaid for this dangerous work […]

Not good: 5 people get infected with Ebola virus every hour in Sierra Leone

by Akan Ido Sadly, news according to ‘Save the children’, a leading charity organisation has indicated that five people are being infected with the deadly Ebola Virus every hour in Sierra Leone. Last week alone, an estimated 765 cases were reported in Sierra Leone, yet only 327 beds for Ebola patients exist in the country. […]

‘I did not cry when my mother died’: 11-year-old boy narrates touching Ebola story

by Akan Ido Victor, 11, Sheku (5 years-old, left) and Ibrahim (4 years-old, right) have just been released from the government-run treatment centre in Kenema, Sierra Leone, after surviving the deadly Ebola Virus. They spent over three weeks at the centre where they lost their mother in the first few days. Victor, the eldest, said […]

Ebola: Death toll in West Africa rises above 3,000

by Isi Esene Death from the deadly Ebola Virus Disease has reached the 3,000 mark according to figures fro the World Health Organization (WHO). Latest figures from the organization indicate that over 6, 500 people have been infected by the disease in West Africa. The disease claimed its highest number of casualties in Liberia where […]

World Bank: Ebola is crippling West Africa’s economy

By Onimisi Raymond The current Ebola outbreak has killed more than 2,600 people, according to the World Health Organisation. However, the number of cases could end up in “hundreds of thousands”, and estimates from the World Bank indicate that unless the crisis is quickly contained, the financial impact will be devastating. Reports from the World […]