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18 Oct 1997 description

STAR RADIO DAILY NEWS
Local news bulletin aired in Monrovia on October 18, 1997 0630 and 0730 GMT

ECOMOG Force Commander General Victor Malu has confirmed that his troops have abandoned their camp near
Bo in Southern Sierra Leone. General Malu spoke to the BBC following reports of fighting between ECOMOG
troops and Sierra Leone's military junta. They have been fighting around the Gandamah Camp since last weekend.
Reports say nearly 300 ECOMOG troops have been based at the camp. Meanwhile, the military government in

17 Oct 1997 description

Drugs and medical supplies worth US$85,000 were yesterday presented to the John F. Kennedy Medical Center.
The supplies were donated by World Vision International's branches in Australia and the United states of America.
World Vision Liberia Health Manager presenting the drugs, said the donation is to help develop Liberia's health
sector. Mr. Francois Batalingaya stressed the need to strengthen Liberia's limited social services. The Chief Medical

04 Oct 1997 description

STAR RADIO DAILY NEWS
Local news bulletin aired in Monrovia on October 4, 1997 0630 and 0730 GMT

NATIONAL NEWS

An emergency measles intervention vaccination campaign is to take place in Grand Capemount County. The
intervention comes as a result of recent reports of a measles outbreak in South Eastern Sierra Leone. The Health
Ministry in Monrovia says the campaign will be from October nine through the thirteenth. An Assistant Minister there

02 Oct 1997 description

STAR RADIO DAILY NEWS
Kindly give attribution to Star Radio (Fondation Hirondelle), independent radio station, if using the material.

Local news bulletin aired in Monrovia on October 2, 1997 0630 and 0730 GMT

United Nations Military Observers have begun leaving Liberia. Their mission in Liberia ended September 30. The
Military Observers arrived in the country in 1993. The first group, including the UNOMIL Chief Military Observer
left Tuesday along with U.N. Envoy Tuliameni Kalomoh. UNOMIL had three hundred three military and civilian