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We are so sorry, Mrs. Decontee Sawyer seeks Adadevoh family’s forgiveness

                                                                               The widow of the Liberian who brought the Ebola disease to Nigeria, Patrick Sawyer, Mrs. Decontee Sawyer, has pleaded for forgiveness from the family of the female doctor, Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, who died from the disease on Tuesday. Adadevoh was one of the first people that had contact with the late Sawyer. Mrs. Sawyer said she shared in the pain of the Adadevoh family in an email interview with The Leadership. She added that it was painful that her husband had caused so much damage in his country, Liberia, and Nigeria with the Ebola virus. Sawyer said, “I share in the pains that the family members of the Nigerian doctor are going through. It is just a pity that Patrick had to cause this damage both in Liberia and Nigeria.” Sawyer, a resident of Minnesota, USA, apologised for the seeming heartlessness of her open letter, asking Nigerians to be mindful of her daughters, and not curse the Sawyer name,

Liberian Artist Jon Bricks Visits Orphanage in China

                                                                                 "Just went to show love to the Mission of Love kids in Shandong Zibo.  It is a mission of hope with a lot of kids that teaches them how to play instruments and learn music.  We did a show to help raise funds for their future projects. Reach out to my boy Zheng for his introduction." Jon Bricks.

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Apologizes to Health Care Workers for Ebola Deaths

  Liberia's president apologized Saturday for the high death toll among the country's healthcare workers who have fought an Ebola outbreak, which has killed nearly 1,000 people in Africa.  


                                                                                 Liberian R&B artist of the year, David Mell aka The Melody Maker, accuse the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as bad luck to Liberia.  On August 9, 2014, he posted this on his facebook page. " Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is a epitome of bad luck to Liberia." David Mell

U.S. Orders Departure of Eligible Family Members from Liberia; Sending Additional Disease Specialists to Assist

U.S. Orders Departure of Eligible Family Members from Liberia; Sending Additional Disease Specialists to Assist Press Statement Marie Harf Deputy Department Spokesperson , Office of the Spokesperson Washington, DC August 7, 2014 Share on facebook Share on twitter At the recommendation of the U.S. Embassy in Liberia, the State Department today ordered the departure from Monrovia of all eligible family members (EFMs) not employed by post in the coming days. The Embassy recommended this step out of an abundance of caution, following the determination by the Department’s Medical Office that there is a lack of options for routine health care services at major medical facilities due to the Ebola outbreak. We are reconfiguring the Embassy staff to be more responsive to the current situation. Our entire effort is currently focused on assisting U.S. citizens in the country, the Government of Liberia, international health organizations, local n

Liberia Struggles to Contain Spread of Ebola, U.S. State Dept. Issues Travel Warning

                                                                                   In a soggy field in Johnsonville, a township just outside the Liberian capital, Monrovia, Joseph Bayogar holds his hand to his chin and shakes his head as he walks through what is now a messy burial site. “We did not have Ebola in our area, ... ” the local resident says. “Now the government has put our lives in danger by doing this.” He was visiting the site on Aug. 4, just two days after health workers brought some 37 bodies — victims of the deadly Ebola outbreak that’s now killed almost 1,000 in West Africa — to the field on orders from the Ministry of Health. The Assistant Minister of Health, Tolbert Nyenswah, tells TIME that the government had purchased the land from the township administration in order to use the area as a burial site. But as the health workers buried the bodies, local residents say they chased them away, fearful of the spread of the highly contagious disease. The health worker


                                                                            Winner of the BET Best International Act Africa, Nigerian artist Davido, faces judgment from Angry fans. Liberian fans of Davido turned up in a great numbers at his performance in Philadelphia on August 2, 2014.  A day later, social media was flooded with not-so-friendly posts from Liberian fans, upset by a comment made by Davido the day prior, during his rehearsal. "I don't want to get close to any Liberian girl before I catch Eloba." Davido                                                                  Caroline Tweh posted a video message to Liberian fans of Davido and got these responses below.   L. Massaquoi Thank you my sister this so-called nigerian singer is a mad dog. He lacks ethics and needs some good education. Like · Reply · 7 minutes ago · Edited Remove Princess Yangar Hi Caroline, I will like to start like this by saying have my sympathy for the