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Red Cross: Safe Burial Practices Helped Prevent Spread of Ebola in West Africa.

A new study by the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says that safe burial practices may have helped prevent the transmission of thousands of cases of Ebola during the epidemic in West Africa between 2013 and 2016. More than 11,300 people died from Ebola in Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea ...

- Voice of America - US | Home beckons across the border for exiled Ivorian children.

Hurbain Souomi was only five years old, but he still remembers the day he trekked 50km across the border into Liberia to escape gunfire strafing his Ivory Coast village.

- - ZA

Musona hat-trick gives Zimbabwe victory.

A Knowledge Musona hat-trick helps Zimbabwe beat Liberia as Ghana thrash Ethiopia 5-0 in Sunday's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

- BBC - UK

Africa in the news: ECOWAS summit, South Africa's recession, and China-Zambia mining tensions.

Liberia hosts 51st ECOWAS summit Last weekend, in Monrovia, Liberia, the Economic Community of West African States held its 51st summit. During the summit, Togolese President Faure Gnassingbe was elected to serve as the chair of ECOWAS, succeeding Liberian President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson who served this past year.  One of ...

- Brookings - US

Food insecurity strains deepen amid civil conflict and drought - FAO.

Source: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Country: Afghanistan, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic People's Republic of Korea, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Guinea, Haiti, Iraq, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

After Ebola, Liberia's health system on path to recovery.

Source: World Bank Country: Liberia The development of a triage and isolation facility in a hospital in Sinoe county by the World bank helped contain a meningococcal outbreak in May 2017.STORY HIGHLIGHTS More medical training and equipment mean Liberia's medical services have improved since the 2014 Ebola outbreak killed ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

Liberia: UK Arrest for Civil War Crimes a Step for Justice.

– The United Kingdom authorities' arrest of Agnes Reeves Taylor in London for her alleged role in torture committed during Liberia's first civil war is a meaningful step for justice, Human Rights Watch said today. Reeves Taylor, the former wife of imprisoned former Liberian president Charles Tayler, was arrested by the ...

- Human Rights Watch - US