Joseph Boakai

Type: Person
Name: Joseph Boakai
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

WHO Says Ebola Travel Restrictions Counterproductive, Increase Misery

By Published: August 20, 2014, 04:05pm Printhttp://www.competeafrica.org/featured-content/joint-border-committees-on-the-n/index.phpFrom  WashingtonPost .As governments in West Africa struggle to contain the Ebola epidemic, World Health Organization ... [Published AFK Insider - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 19 2014 - Updated Aug 19 2014 - 1 reports

National Lottery Gives Ld$500m to Disable Groups in Liberia

By Henry KarmoMonrovia — The Liberia National Lotteries have donated half a Million Liberian dollars to two disable organizations in Liberia. The Lotteries donation was made to the National Commission on disabilities(NCD) in Congo Town and the Group of ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia: National Chronicle Shut Down

The office of the National Chronicle newspaper was yesterday shut down by some officers of the Liberia National Police who stormed the paper's offices on Carey Street.However, it is not clear whether the police acted on a court's order, or was an action ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

Chronicle Publisher Arrested - Newsp...

By Mark B. NewaCombined officers of national makeup including the Police Support Unit (PSU) and Emergency Response Unit (ERU) as well as National Security Agency (NSA) yesterday arrested the Publisher of the National Chronicle Newspaper, Mr. Philibert ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
Entities: Officer, Arrests, Publisher
First reported Aug 12 2014 - Updated Aug 12 2014 - 1 reports

Ellen bans all official travels

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has suspended all travel by government officials within the Executive branch with immediate effect.The President's move comes days after a state of emergency was imposed to step up the fight against the deadly Ebola virus ... [Published The NewDawn - Aug 12 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

VP Urges Diaspora Liberians to Help Educate Relatives About Ebola

Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai is appealing to Liberians in the United States and elsewhere in the diaspora to assist the government in educating Liberians about the dangers of Ebola by calling relatives and family members and asking them to cooperate ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 08 2014 - Updated Aug 08 2014 - 1 reports

VP Urges Diaspora Liberians to Help Educate Relatives about Ebola

Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai is appealing to Liberians in the United States and elsewhere in the diaspora to assist the government in educating Liberians about the dangers of Ebola by calling relatives and family members and asking them to cooperate ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 08 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Obama Commits to Fighting Ebola in Chat With Boakai

"I deeply regret the absence of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and President Ernest Bai Koroma of Sierra Leone due to the outbreak of Ebola in their countries. America will do everything in its power to ensure that the virus is contained in ... [Published Individual.com - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Liberia calls for border control

WorldAug. 7, 2014 - Updated 07:41 UTCLiberia's vice president has stressed the importance of restricting the movement of people across national borders to curb the spread of Ebola.Joseph Boakai made the remark on Wednesday during a speech in Washington, ... [Published NHK - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 07 2014 - Updated Aug 07 2014 - 1 reports

Obama, VP Boakai chat over Ebola

US President Barrack Obama has reaffirmed his country’s commitment to stand by Liberia and the West African region in the fight against the deadly Ebola virus disease.Speaking with Vice President Joseph Boakai Tuesday night at a White House dinner with ... [Published The NewDawn - Aug 07 2014]
First reported Aug 05 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Youth engagement in development: Time for the golden triangle to become a square?

A high school student in Cestos, Liberia takes his final exams. How do we engage the African youth to be at the front and center of development initiatives? Photo by: Ken Harper  / CC BY-NDThe formation of government, private and public sectors is often ... [Published Devex - Aug 05 2014]
First reported Aug 04 2014 - Updated Aug 05 2014 - 1 reports

How Liberia deals with Ebola crisis

CNN's Isha Sesay interviews Liberian vice president Joseph Boakai in advance of an African summit. ... [Published CNN.com - Video - Aug 04 2014]
Entities: Liberia, Ebola, Crisis

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"one of the difficulties we've been running into is that of ignorance and people denying. a phone call home to just say look this is serious, to say cooperate with the medical team. know that ebola is real and it's deadly would be a big help" Boakai said

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WHO Says Ebola Travel Restrictions Counterprodu... [Published AFK Insider - Aug 20 2014]
National Lottery Gives Ld$500m to Disable Group... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 19 2014]
Liberia: National Chronicle Shut Down [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
Chronicle Publisher Arrested - Newsp... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 15 2014]
Ellen bans all official travels [Published The NewDawn - Aug 12 2014]
Ebola Scare: People Turn to God as Wait for Cur... [Published International Business Times UK - Aug 11 2014]
VP Urges Diaspora Liberians to Help Educate Rel... [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 08 2014]
VP Urges Diaspora Liberians to Help Educate Rel... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 08 2014]
Obama Commits to Fighting Ebola in Chat With Bo... [Published Individual.com - Aug 07 2014]
Spain treats Europe’s first case of Ebola [Published Yahoo! Maktoob News - Aug 07 2014]
Liberia calls for border control [Published NHK - Aug 07 2014]
Port Gaining Recognizable Status [Published AllAfrica.com - Aug 07 2014]
Obama, VP Boakai chat over Ebola [Published The NewDawn - Aug 07 2014]
Youth engagement in development: Time for the g... [Published Devex - Aug 05 2014]
How Liberia deals with Ebola crisis [Published CNN.com - Video - Aug 04 2014]
Founder of The Last Well Returns From Ebola-Str... [Published WGNT - Aug 04 2014]
Futures Rebound On Latest European Bank Failure... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 04 2014]
Ebola Outbreak Unlike Any Seen Before: Liberian VP [Published Bloomberg - Aug 04 2014]
Futures Rebound On Latest European Bank Failure... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 04 2014]
Ebola Outbreak Unlike Any Seen Before: Liberian VP [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - Aug 04 2014]
Liberia Announces Additional Ebola Containment ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 31 2014]
Liberia Announces Additional Ebola Containment ... [Published VOA News - Jul 31 2014]
“Toward breaking the cycle of missed opportunit... [Published Liberian Dialogue - Jul 31 2014]
“Toward Breaking The Cycle Of Missed Opportunit... [Published Perspective - Jul 29 2014]
Letter From Lagos - Wish Liberia Had Done This ... [Published Individual.com - Jul 29 2014]
Presidential characters and the road to 2017 [Published Liberian Dialogue - Jul 25 2014]
Much Ado About 'The List' - Liberia Panic Follo... [Published Individual.com - Jul 24 2014]
Unity Party Dumps CU Prez, Selects Jackson for ... [Published AllAfrica.com - Jul 24 2014]
The Fixer? Critics Say Rob Sirleaf Trying to St... [Published Individual.com - Jul 23 2014]
Todd Phillips of The Last Well to Visit Liberia... [Published PRWeb - Jul 16 2014]
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How Liberia deals with Ebola crisis [Published CNN.com - Video - Aug 04 2014]
CNN's Isha Sesay interviews Liberian vice president Joseph Boakai in advance of an African summit. ...
Futures Rebound On Latest European Bank Failure... [Published Zero Hedge - Aug 04 2014]
Following a ghastly week for stocks, the momentum algos were desperate for something, anything to ignite some upward momentum and stop the collapse which last week pushed the DJIA into the red for the year: they got it overnight with the previously reported ...
Ebola Outbreak Unlike Any Seen Before: Liberian VP [Published Bloomberg - YouTube - Aug 04 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MKrrj3tim6c&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Ebola Outbreak Unlike Any Seen Before: Liberian VP Aug. 4 (Bloomberg) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa ...
Africa Confidential on Liberian presidential co... [Published Shelby Grossman's Blog - May 21 2014]
Gated . [Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf] has said she wants the dour Joseph Boakai, 69, to be the candidate of the governing Unity Party in 2017. Many think he lacks charisma but Johnson-Sirleaf has said she will do her best to make sure he wins. George Weah, ...
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