Africa

Liberia threatens to dismiss primary school teachers

Liberia's government is threatening to fire most primary school teachers and hand over the running of public schools to the private sector.

Africa

Liberia: Economy struggling three years after Ebola outbreak

Three years on from an Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,000 people, countries in West Africa are still struggling to deal with its effects. The IMF predicts Liberia’s fragile economy will shrink significantly in 2017.

Africa

Doctors in Liberia test new Ebola vaccine

It has been three years since the United Nations declared an Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa. Yet doctors still do not know how the virus was passed from animals to humans.

Ebola

Ebola epidemic fuelled by 'super-spreaders'

Scientists say small percentage of people were the cause of most cases of Ebola virus that ravaged West Africa in 2014.

Ebola epidemic fuelled by 'super-spreaders': study

Health

The life-saving work of one Liberian midwife

During the Ebola crisis, Hannah Gibson never stopped working and even learned how to perform life-saving surgery.

The life-saving work of one Liberian midwife

The Cure

Liberia after Ebola: Turning midwives into surgeons

Liberian midwives are being trained as surgeons to assume the role of maternal health doctors killed by Ebola.

Liberia

Outsourcing Liberia's education system

The country bridges public-private education partnership with a US firm in a controversial multi-million dollar deal.

Outsourcing Liberia's education system

Politics

Five-year-old becomes latest Ebola victim in Liberia

New cases are a setback for the country, which had been declared free of the disease for a third time in January.

Five-year-old becomes latest Ebola victim in Liberia

Health

Guinea to vaccinate contacts of Ebola survivors

WHO says that while Ebola is no longer an international health emergency, flare-ups are still to be expected.

Guinea to vaccinate contacts of Ebola survivors

Witness

Small Small Thing

An exploration of the life and death of Olivia, a victim of child rape and its horrible aftermath in Liberia.

Opinion

The plunder of West Africa Ebola funds

The much-vaunted rebuilding of livelihoods ruined by Ebola is far from happening.

Fisayo Soyombo

by Fisayo Soyombo

Fisayo Soyombo

Humanitarian crises

Fears in Liberia after new Ebola death

More than 150 people under surveillance, two months after West African nation was declared free of the disease.

Fears in Liberia after new Ebola death

Health

New Ebola case confirmed in Liberia

Boy, 10, admitted to hospital, in first case to hit West African country since it was declared Ebola-free in September.

New Ebola case confirmed in Liberia

Politics

Palm-oil firm denies Liberia intimidation claims

Global Witness says communities in nation's southeast pressured to sign away land rights for GVL plantation operations.

Palm-oil firm denies Liberia intimidation claims

Human Rights

Fears rise of new Ebola outbreak in Liberia

At least two more people test positive for Ebola in first outbreak of tropical disease in west African nation.

Fears rise of new Ebola outbreak in Liberia