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Ban Ki-moon in Liberia, recommitting UN's support to fight Ebola

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's meeting with President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Monrovia, Liberia. Credit: UN/Evan Schneider 
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Credit: UN Photo/Evan Schneider

Liberia has the full support of the United Nations to fight the Ebola virus disease and to build a stronger society, according to the UN Secretary-General. Ban Ki-moon was on Friday in Liberia,…

19 Dec 2014 / Listen /

More “global action” needed in 2015, says UN Chief

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's end of year press conference.  
Credit: UN Photo/Mark Garten

The year 2015 must be a time for global action, according to the UN Secretary-General. Ban Ki-moon was speaking…

17 Dec 2014 / Listen /

One million people could face food insecurity due to Ebola

A grandfather walking through a rice field followed by his grandchildren. ©FAO/Antonello Proto

The deadly Ebola disease outbreak in West Africa could leave up to one million people without enough food in…

17 Dec 2014 / Listen /

UN chief to visit Guinea and Liberia

A WFP distribution centre in the heavily-populated West Point neighbourhood of Monrovia in Liberia, which was quarantined in response to the Ebola outbreak. Photo: WFP/Rein Skullerud

The countries of West Africa that are most affected by the Ebola virus disease will be visited by the…

17 Dec 2014 / Listen /
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