Liberia Current Affairs, GK & News

George Weah elected as new president of Liberia

Ex-football superstar George Weah has been elected as the new president of Liberia after beating Vice President Joseph Boakai in a runoff with 61.5% of the vote. Now, he will succeed Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president. George Weah is the only African footballer to have won both FIFA World Player of the ..

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WHO declares end of Ebola outbreak in West Africa

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the end of  Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa after all known chains of transmission have been stopped. WHO’s announcement came with declaration of end disease in Liberia after no positive case was reported in last 42 days (two 21-day incubation cycles of the virus). Liberia was worst ..

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WHO declares Guinea Ebola free

World Health Organization (WHO), a UN health agency has declared Guinea Ebola-free after no new cases were reported. Now the country enters into 90-day period of heightened surveillance of WHO. In Guinea, the deadly disease had killed more than 2,500 people and had completely shattered country’s economy and country’s health and education sectors. Criteria for ..

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New Ebola cases found once again in Liberia

The death toll from Ebola virus in Liberia is on the rise once again after three new confirmed cases were reported. Earlier in May 2015, the World Health Organization (WHO) had declared the West African country Ebola free after no new cases were reported. Liberia has accounted for more than 4,800 deaths since the outbreak, ..

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WHO declares Liberia Ebola-free

World Health Organization (WHO), a U.N. health agency has declared Liberia Ebola-free. WHO has hailed Liberia’s Ebola eradication efforts as an enormous development in the long crisis and monumental achievement as the virus has killed more than 4,716 people in the country alone. Now, Liberia’s neighbous Guinea and Sierra Leone are only two countries fighting ..

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