Six months after the closure of schools, the Liberian government has finally announced the reopening of schools. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made the pronouncement at a news conference in Monrovia. In July of 2014 when the deadly Ebola virus was at its highest rate of infection, President Sirleaf instituted a State of Emergency thus bringing to an abrupt end educational and other social activities in the Country.
Since the outbreak of Ebola in Liberia, there is an enormous decline in the Liberian economy.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the current Ebola outbreak is the largest and most complex Ebola outbreak since the Ebola virus was first discovered in 1976. In addition, it has touched every sector of the country including the economy, health system, government and the education amongst others.
If you are like us, you probably read the news, a lot. And lately, you know that Liberia has dominated the news with reports on its battle against Ebola. But do you know these 25 little nuggets of truth about the country?