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News Liberia » Maryland: LEC Hires Eight Tubman University Graduates

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Publication date: Wednesday 11 April 2018

The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has hired eight graduates from the William V. S. Tubman University in Harper, Maryland County. The graduates were hired under the LEC Internship program, which provides employment opportunities to deserving ...

News Liberia » Maryland: Maryland Teenager Accused of Wizardry is Burned by ‘Prophet’

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Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

BARRIKEN, Maryland – A 14-year-old is suffering from severe burns ... “I want the law to take its course, and I am calling on humanitarian organizations [and] the Government of Liberia to come to the aid of my son as he was not born crippled.”

News Liberia » Maryland: Upper Darby FC faces familiar foe in new league as UPSL takes root in Philadelphia

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Publication date: Friday 13 April 2018

Players from Ghana, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso ... Other teams in the division hail from North Jersey, Maryland and New York. Upper Darby’s first league match will be Saturday at 5 p.m. at Ardmore Avenue School against Junior Lone Star, whose ...

News Liberia » Maryland: Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf wins Africa leadership prize

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Publication date: onday 12 February 2018

FILE- In this Saturday, Dec.17, 2016 file photo, former Liberia President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is photographed after the ECOWAS Heads of State and Government summit in Abuja, Nigeria. The Mo Ibrahim Foundation says it has awarded the $5 million African ...

News Liberia » Maryland: After reuniting with his mother, Maryland's Keihn determined to help family, youth in Liberia

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Publication date: uesday 25 July 2017

Melvin Keihn sat still, crying. For about 30 seconds, the Maryland defensive end couldn’t hear people calling his name, urging him to get out of the van to greet his mom, Satta, for the first time since he was 8 years old. “I literally froze.

News Liberia » Maryland: LISGIS Report: Half of Liberians Live in Abject Poverty

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Publication date: uesday 10 April 2018

Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-information Services ... The survey, which was conducted in 2016, but released this year, considered Maryland County as the poorest of the 15 counties. The LISGIS report categorized poverty as absolute poverty ...

News Liberia » Maryland: Tim Tooten

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Publication date: uesday 18 July 2017

Among the highlights of his reporting assignments include a half-hour documentary shot in Liberia, West Africa, called "Africa's Maryland." The documentary prompted Maryland's governor to sign an extensive cultural, educational and financial sister city ...

News Liberia » Maryland: Liberia: Maryland Reflects On Annexation

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Publication date: uesday 24 April 2007

Not many Liberians are aware of the date the then State of Maryland annexed to the Republic of Liberia, accept for those who have come from that part of Liberia, such as Senator John Ballout. It is about 150 years, since that historic annexation which gave ...

News Liberia » Maryland: Liberia: a sister in need [Commentary]

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Publication date: Friday 12 September 2014

Like many Americans, we in Maryland have watched and listened to the graphic daily news stories chronicling Ebola's escalating devastation in Liberia and other West African nations. Our hearts break as we witness the deaths of innocent Liberians and ...