Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 8 °C Monday 30 March, 2020

#Liberia

From TheJournal.ie Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers Outbreak

Ebola has now spread into Liberia, say Irish aid workers

The deadly virus has already killed more than 60 people and infected many more.

From TheJournal.ie Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic' Epidemic

Ebola outbreak in Guinea 'could become regional epidemic'

Plan Ireland has warned that the virus could spread to neighbouring countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

From TheJournal.ie War crimes verdict upheld for Charles Taylor Charles Taylor

War crimes verdict upheld for Charles Taylor

Victims of the former Liberian president’s regime spoke of their relief after his 50-year jail term was upheld.

From TheJournal.ie All 25,000 students fail the entrance exam for university in Liberia Standards
From TheJournal.ie UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast Côte D'Ivoire

UN condemns attack on peacekeepers in Ivory Coast

Seven peacekeepers were killed during Friday’s ambushes.

Sitdown Sunday: 7 deadly reads

The very best of the week’s writing from around the web…

From TheJournal.ie Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes Charles Taylor

Charles Taylor jailed for 50 years for war crimes

The former Liberian leader was convicted of crimes of the “utmost gravity in terms of scale and brutality” according to judges.

From TheJournal.ie Prosecution wants 80 years for Charles Taylor Charles Taylor

Prosecution wants 80 years for Charles Taylor

Prosecutors say that Charles Taylor deserves an 80-year sentence for the war crimes he was convicted of last week, including aiding and abetting murder and rape on a mass scale.

From TheJournal.ie Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims' Blood Diamonds

Taylor verdict hailed a 'victory for victims'

Human rights groups call for better reparations for victims and for more perpetrators to be brought to justice.

From TheJournal.ie Charles Taylor convicted in 'blood diamond' and child soldier trial Liberia

Charles Taylor convicted in 'blood diamond' and child soldier trial

Former Liberian president is first world leader convicted by an international court since the Nuremburg trials.

From TheJournal.ie Liberian President defends anti-homosexual law Equality

Liberian President defends anti-homosexual law

The Nobel Peace Prize winner says she will not challenge laws criminalising homosexual acts – saying certain “traditional values” should be preserved.

From TheJournal.ie Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize Peace Prize

Three women accept Nobel Peace Prize

The women, who fought injustice and dictatorship in Liberia and Yemen, received the prize at a ceremony in Oslo this afternon.

From TheJournal.ie The Daily Fix: Saturday Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

In tonight’s Fix: Sean Gallagher roars into Presidential lead, worldwide rallies back Occupy movement, and the soap legend who has poured her last pint…

From TheJournal.ie Liberian opposition alleges fraud in Nobel laureate's Presidential victory Liberia

Liberian opposition alleges fraud in Nobel laureate's Presidential victory

Liberia’s opposition reject the results of last week’s first-round election, in which incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf topped the poll.

From TheJournal.ie Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize Nobel Prize

Women from Liberia and Yemen jointly awarded Nobel Peace Prize

Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Liberian peace activist Leymah Gbowee and democratic activist Tawakkul Karman of Yemen

From TheJournal.ie Ivory Coast violence threatens access to medical care Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast violence threatens access to medical care

Medecin Sans Frontieres staff providing treatment despite difficulties including lack of supplies, resources and threats of violence, while Concern steps up its work in Liberia after refugees pour in from the Ivory Coast.

From TheJournal.ie Ivory Coast violence continues, rebels claim capture of town Ivory Coast

Ivory Coast violence continues, rebels claim capture of town

Observers fear that full-blown civil war will erupt in the country, as protests against defiant strongman Laurent Gbagbo continue.

From The42 Political football: eight athletes who turned to politics Different Ball Game This post contains images

Political football: eight athletes who turned to politics

It’s not such a big leap really…