Business Jul 22, 2018

Liberia's biggest palm oil project quits eco-certification body

Liberia's largest palm oil company, Golden Veroleum, has quit a global eco-certification body in response to accusations from a global watchdog that it failed to get consent from communities before expanding onto their lands, the firm said. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) a ...

Heads of Ebola-hit nations meet Obama

World / Politics Apr 16, 2015

Heads of Ebola-hit nations meet Obama

President Barack Obama met with the presidents of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia at the White House on Wednesday to pledge more U.S. support for the nations hardest-hit by the Ebola virus. Obama also used the meeting to mark progress the U.S. has made in ...

National Mar 16, 2015

Tokyo resident back from Liberia tests negative for Ebola

A male resident of Tokyo in his 40s who spent much of the past year in Liberia has tested negative for Ebola after being hospitalized in the capital, the health ministry said Monday. The man, a foreign national, is not a health worker and says ...

Editorials Mar 2, 2015

New phase of the Ebola battle

As the spread of Ebola slows, the Japan Social Development Fund, on the ground in Liberia, has announced the start of an effort to battle the psychological effects of the virus.

U.S., Liberia kick off trial of Ebola drug ZMapp

World / Science & Health Mar 2, 2015

U.S., Liberia kick off trial of Ebola drug ZMapp

U.S. and Liberian researchers have started a clinical trial to test the safety and effectiveness of Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc.'s Ebola drug ZMapp, an experimental treatment that has already been tried in a handful of Ebola patients, including two U.S. missionaries. The trial, a joint effort ...