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Voinjama is the capital of Liberia’s Lofa County in the hilly far northwestern flank of the country near the Guinean border.
This small city, located some 163km from the Liberian capital Monrovia, serves as one of the key border posts with neigbouring Guinea, where trading between the two countries normally booms.
The Liberia Football Association has described the death of national team coach, Bertalan Bicskei as "disturbing."
With Liberia’s elections just three months away, Mano River Union heads of state say the border threat between Liberia and Ivory Coast is a factor that could adversely affect the entire sub-region.
The Heads of State of member countries of the Mano River Union (MRU) are expected on Sunday in Monrovia, Liberia's capital, for a Union summit on border security and refugees conditions.
Liberia’s international football icon turned politician George Weah, who recently got a college degree from a US university, returned home Friday to a tumultuous welcome from thousands of his opposition party supporters in the capital, Monrovia.
Weah arrives two weeks after the National Elections Commission (NEC) declared campaigning for this year's presidential and general election officially opened.
A meeting of energy experts, technical and financial stakeholders has ended in the Guinean capital Conakry.The group met to talk about the electricity interconnection project of Mano River Union countries.
As campaigning continues in Liberia, voters and political players now know their various constituencies.
The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) says it has relocated 2,000 Ivorian refugees from transit center and border communities to camps it established in Liberia's northeastern and southeastern regions.
BY William Selmah, WADR's Correspondent
Reports from border towns in northeastern Liberia say many Ivorian refugee children are malnourished in several Liberian border towns and villages.
Ivorian Prime Minister Guillaume Soro has ended a weekend visit to Liberia, with both countries saying the talks between him and President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf would promote security in the Mano River Union and strengthen relations between the two neighbours.The MRU is a four-nation bloc grouping Liberia, Ivory Coast, Sierra Leone and Guinea.