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COVID-19: Liberia Sacks Top Health Official COVID-19 Protocol Breach

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Liberia’s national public health institute`s head, Mosoka Fallah, has been sacked. He served in the position for fewer than four months

President George Weah had earlier suspended him in August during an investigation into his handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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His dismissal was recommended by a committee, following his investigation for what the president’s office called “ethical, professional and administrative lapses” as well as “breach in the health and administrative protocols” regarding the issuance of COVID-19 test results.

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Liberia has so far reported more than thirteen hundred COVID-19 cases since the virus was first confirmed in the country in March. Authorities say nearly twelve hundred patients have recovered. 82 deaths were recorded.

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Uganda: Two Arrested Over Makerere University Fire / ANN News

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Bah Ndaw Sworn In As Mali’s Transitional President Following Coup

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Bah Ndaw Sworn In As Mali’s Transitional President Following Coup

Mali’s new interim president Bah Nda`w has been sworn into office today, Friday at a ceremony in the nation`s capital, Bamako.  The former defence minister and retired army colonel was picked by coup leader, Colonel Assimi Goita, to head a transitional government until elections are held. Colonel Assimi Goita, will serve as deputy president.

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Nda`w said, in his inauguration speech, that he will end militant insurgency in the country’s north and stop organized crime.

The military junta in Mali took over power and forced Ibrahim Boubacar Keïta out of office five weeks ago. ECOWAS leaders have overseen negotiations for a return to democracy.  The appointment of a civilian president was a condition for the west African regional group, ECOWAS, to lift the sanctions it earlier imposed after the coup.

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Mali leaders are hoping ECOWAS will lift sanctions on the country after the inauguration. The new government is expected to be in office for a transition period of 18 months that will lead to an election.

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