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Guinea officials race to contain Ebola outbreak as death toll rises
At least four people have died in the epidemic, causing heightened alarm across west Africa

Emmanuel Akinwotu West Africa correspondent

15, Feb, 2021 @5:43 PM

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'Sensitise to sanitise': Bobi Wine uses song to fight coronavirus across Africa
Ugandan star among those taking to the airwaves with a message on how to avoid spreading Covid-19

Guardian staff

26, Mar, 2020 @4:20 AM

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African nations impose stricter measures as coronavirus spreads
Governments warn disease will cause huge challenges for continent’s health services

Jason Burke Africa correspondent

16, Mar, 2020 @3:11 PM

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Food for thought: the school lunch scheme linking London and Liberia
By providing food to some of the poorest children on Earth, a UK charity is also ensuring they get an education

Joanna Moorhead in Tubmanburg and Monrovia, Liberia

14, Jan, 2020 @6:00 PM

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Liberia's miracle oil brings farmers only empty promises
Palm plantations are fuelling a booming international trade but the people who live on its edges feel forgotten

Rob Davies in Grand Bassa

03, Jan, 2020 @10:46 AM

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'Be afraid': one woman’s fight to hold Liberia’s warlords to account
Pressure is increasing in the west African country – yet to recover from 14 years of civil conflict – for a war crimes tribunal to bring ‘closure’

Ruth Maclean and Tecee Boley in Monrovia

23, Oct, 2019 @4:00 AM

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Protests in Liberia over George Weah's failure to tackle corruption
Ex-footballer under pressure 18 months into presidency, as thousands take to the streets

Ruth Maclean and Tecee Boley in Monrovia

07, Jun, 2019 @3:18 PM

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Wayétu Moore: 'Storytelling gives me a sense of belonging to this world'
Alongside busy social enterprises, Moore has written a novel about Liberia’s origins in which she hopes her compatriots will recognise themselves

James Reith

06, Jun, 2019 @1:47 PM

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Lawyer forced to flee Liberia hopes to return after Goldman prize win
Like other recipients, Alfred Brownell has faced threats and worse defending the environment

Jonathan Watts

29, Apr, 2019 @9:00 AM

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'I was raised an American': Liberians await possible deportation from US
Trump administration told DED holders last March to leave voluntarily or face deportation, but a year on, nothing has changed

Jared Goyette in Minneapolis

19, Mar, 2019 @5:00 AM

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'Almost certain extinction': 1,200 species under severe threat across world
Scientists map out threats faced by thousands of species of birds, mammals and amphibians

Lisa Cox

12, Mar, 2019 @9:16 PM

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Liberia's eco-vigilantes score arresting success in struggle to end illegal fishing
For years, Liberia fought a losing battle against the foreign vessels plundering its coastline. Then a bold new approach sent fines – and arrests – soaring

Karen McVeigh in Monrovia

28, Jan, 2019 @5:00 AM

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