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Flavour Launches School For The Blind In Liberia


Nigerian singer and ladies man, Flavour just built a school for the blind in Liberia. This act was Flavour’s way of honoring his friend, Semah G. Weifur. Flavour met Semah 2 years ago for the first time after he was happy with the youngster’s rendition of his iconic single, ‘Mama’ ...

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Photos as Flavour is conferred chieftaincy title in Liberia

Flavour is conferred chieftaincy title in Liberia

Flavour, who is on a tour in Liberia has been conferred with a Chieftaincy title. This recognition is a result of his contribution to Africa through music and the respect and promotion of the African culture and tradition. The excited musician shared the news and photos from the ceremony on ...

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Nigerian Soldier Infected With Ebola Virus in Liberia

The United Nations revealed that, the infected UN peacekeeper was tested positive to the disease on Wednesday, December 3, 2014 and the diagnosis was announced by the organization the next day. UN said the infected soldier will be flown to Netherlands for treatment. Inge Freriksen, a spokesperson for the Dutch ...

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How doctor ‘Successfully’ treated Ebola with HIV drug in Liberia

A doctor in rural Liberia inundated with Ebola patients says he’s had good results with a treatment he tried out of sheer desperation: an HIV drug. Ebola & HIV CNN reports that Dr. Gobee Logan had given the drug, lamivudine, to 15 Ebola patients, and all but two survived. That’s ...

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Panic in Liberian villages as Ebola victims ‘rise from the dead

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Panic amongst villagers in Africa is running high today after two Ebola victims were reported to have risen from the dead. According to The Mirror, a local African newspaper is recording that the incident happened not once, but twice, to two separate people in two separate villages � one aged ...

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Have you watched this viral video of the 11 year old boy who tricked #Ebola?!

11 year old Mamadee is inspiration that no matter what you’re going through, a positive attitude can change your outlook and the outcome of your situation. Liberian Mamadee was a confirmed Ebola patient who used to dance in the camp (Iyanya’s Kukere music), making everyone happy. A few weeks after ...

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How Liberian woman hung herself in Magodo, Lagos | Photos

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This photo has gone viral online. The Liberian woman known as Kate,hung herself after she found out she was HIV positive. They say she had been receiving treatment for a while but when she realized her status, she was deserted by friends,colleagues and customers who were put off by her ...

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#Ebola ;Dr Adadevoh should be given a national award – Stella Damasus speaks

Actress and human activist Stella Damasus thinks otherwise.”Kind and beautiful Dr Ameyo Adadevoh stood her ground to protect Nigeria. She refused to allow me sawyer leave first consultants hospital even when the Liberian ambassador pressured her to release him. Imagine what would have happened if she had let him go. ...

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‘Heroic’ Doctor who died trying to save Patrick Sawyer was Herbert Macaulay’s great grand daughter

Dr. Adadevoh was infected when she forcefully restricted Mr. Sawyer to his bed after he tried to remove the drip administered on him. Observers said, yesterday, that her action probably saved many Nigerian lives because, if Sawyer had succeeded in forcing himself out of the hospital, it would have been ...

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Dangote donates N150million to fight Ebola virus in Nigeria

Aliko Dangote has donated N150million to help in the fight of the spread of the Ebola virus in Nigeria. The Chief Executive Officer of the Dangote Foundation, Mrs Adhiambo Odaga announced this at a media briefing at the Ministry of Health, Abuja on Monday. She said the money will be ...

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My husband came to Nigeria for better treatment – Patrick Sawyer’s wife

Mrs Decontee Sawyerr, widow of Late Patrick Sawyerr, the Liberian man who came into Nigeria with the deadly Ebola virus, has said her sick husband risked all to come to Nigeria because he believed so much in the health system here & wanted to be properly diagnosed and treated. She ...

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Spanish Priest infected with Ebola dies


The Spanish priest, Miguel Pajares who was infected with the Ebola Virus in Liberia and was later flown back to his country has died�this morning.   The priest�who had started taking the experimental drugs died�this morning�at a Madrid hospital.   Spain’s Ministry of Heath have also�confirmed�his death.

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Ebola: US agrees to send experimental drug to Liberia

The Ebola drug given to two Americans and a Spanish priest has been sent to a West African country that requested it, and the supply of the medicine is now exhausted, its manufacturer said. Mapp Biopharmaceutical Inc., based in San Diego, said it was told by U.S. health officials that ...

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Patrick Sawyer ignored medical advice – Liberian Govt apologises to Nigerians

The Liberian Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nurudeem Mohammed,told journalists in Abuja “The Liberian President President has personally called to apologise on the unfortunate development.She specifically said her country had declared a state of emergency over the Ebola epidermic in Liberia.‘She equally apologised that Sawyer ignored medical advice ...

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Revealed : Patrick Sawyer Urinated On Health Workers Before His Death

The death of Liberian Ebola victim, Patrick Sawyer in a Lagos hospital,has opened up a floodgate of Ebola cases as it’s been revealed he came in contact with about 70 people directly or indirectly. One of the Nigerian nurses who attended him died on Tuesday and others are still in ...

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Jim Iyke finally speaks on Ebola

After fleeing Liberia last week, many Nigerians raised alarm and asked that the actor be tested and quarantined .Actor Jim Iyke has released a statement on the matter. May I humbly apologize if my comments on Ebola � based on fear � were taken out of context. The last thing ...

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Nigeria Doctor who treated Liberian Man dies, two medical personnel down with Ebola

The Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu who spoke to newsmen today, announced that the female doctor who treated Late Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian has died. Chukwu further disclosed that the second doctor and the nurse who managed him already have full-blown cases of the Ebola virus. More details shortly!

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Ghana bans flights from Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Liberia over Ebola Virus

Ghana has officially banned flights from 4 West African countries; Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, and Nigeria, citing concerns about the rapid spread of the Ebola virus, which has claimed several lives. Charles Asare,�Managing Director of the Ghana Airport Company, said the measure was part of a set of emergency management ...

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59 persons came in contact with Ebola victim -LASG

Lagos State Government on Monday said 59 people in the state came in contact with the 40-year-old Liberian who died of Ebola virus in Lagos. The Commissioner for Health, Dr. Jide Idris, who made this known in�� Ikeja, explained that the number consisted of 44 health care workers�� and 15 ...

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Togolese Ambassador to Gabon dies with mistress after plunging into sea | Photos

The Ambassador of Togo to Gabon, Essohanam Adewui, was found dead alongside his girlfriend after their car plunged into the sea in LibrevilleThe unfortunate incident occurred on Saturday as they reportedly returning from a night club when he drove into the sea. Togolese Government responded via a communiqué from the ...

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