Taiwan issues travel alert for Ghana, Liberia and Sierra Leone

201604290028t0001Taipei, April 29 (CNA) Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday issued a yellow travel alert for Ghana, which it says is a possible target for terrorist attacks, while issuing an orange travel alert for Liberia and Sierra Leone amid signs of Ebola cases reemerging there.

Under the MOFA’s four-color travel advisory system, the lowest warning level is gray, followed by yellow, then orange and finally red.

A red alert is the highest warning level and advises people to refrain from traveling to the region in question.

The ministry said Ghana has been listed as one of the targets for the next terrorist attack, according to Mali terrorists caught by Ivory Coast authorities.

As for Liberia and Sierra Leone, the ministry said the Ebola outbreak, which had been under control until March, showed signs of re-surging. READ MORE

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.