4 Prisons Get Anti-Ebola Supplies

first_imgThe Child Justice Section (CJS) of the Ministry of Justice in partnership with UNICEF-Liberia has formally launched a Prison Ebola Response project and donated several anti-Ebola items to four prisons across the country.According to CJS, this is part of collective effort to reach zero-infection of the deadly Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), which has taken more lives in the country than other affected nations.Some of the anti-Ebola items include hand-washing drums, Clorox, soap, and disinfectant.Others were recreational materials, such as checkers and ludos, to be used during prisoners’ leisure hours.According to the CJS Acting Coordinator, Alben Greaves, the donations were made to the Monrovia Central Prison, Bassa, Margibi and Bong Prisons.“The Child Justice Section, in coming days, will also make donations to prisons in Lofa and Nimba counties,” Greaves said. The value for the donations to the six counties is US$14,550.It can be recalled that the Acting Deputy Justice Minister for Administration and Public Safety, Atty. Tony Sonkarly recently launched the Prison Ebola Response initiative.The Deputy Minister encouraged correction officers to continue to use preventative measures in the fight again Ebola. He urged them to also continue to educate inmates about the dangers of the virus.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Holders Cameroon win Africa Cup warm-up, Ghana lose to Namibia

first_imgMwape Musonda, the leading scorer this season in the South African Premiership, halved the deficit 13 minutes from time for non-qualifiers Zambia.Five-time Cup of Nations champions Cameroon have drawn potentially powerful Ghana and outsiders Benin and Guinea-Bissau in Group F at the biennial African football showcase.In Dubai, Manfred Starke scored after 31 minutes as Namibia won 1-0 against four-time former champions Ghana, who replaced all 11 starters at half-time.The result will lift Namibian morale before facing more fancied Ivory Coast, Morocco and South Africa in Group D, regarded as the toughest of the six first-round sections.Uganda and Turkmenistan drew 0-0 in Abu Dhabi and there was a similar result in Marbella between the Democratic Republic of Congo and Burkina Faso, who did not qualify.Guinea’s preparations started disappointingly when they fell 1-0 to non-qualifiers Gambia with Ebrima Sohna scoring just before half-time in Moroccan city of Marrakech.0Shares0000(Visited 4 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Defending champions Cameroon began their countdown to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations with a 2-1 warm-up win over Zambia © AFP / PIUS UTOMI EKPEIJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Jun 9 – Defending champions Cameroon edged Zambia 2-1 and Ghana lost 1-0 to Namibia Sunday in warm-up matches for the Africa Cup of Nations, which kicks off on June 21 in Egypt.Playing their first friendly ahead of the 24-nation tournament, Cameroon built a two-goal lead through Paul-Georges Ntep and Joel Tagueu in Madrid.last_img read more