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#7 – The UN Stays A Little Longer In Liberia

The United Nations Security Council has extended its mandate in Liberia until the end of the year. Officials from the UN said many Liberians were concerned about the prospect of the Mission’s withdrawal and potential lack [...]

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#4 – Liberia Now Holds The Security Reins

It's been 13 years since the UN sent troops to maintain peace after a civil war in Liberia. For many the constant presence of the men in blue helmets was a daily routine, but the [...]

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#8 – Liberia Means Business

Three top politicians and a British mining firm at the centre of a massive corruption scandal have been charged with “economic crimes.” Read More >> Source: Mail & Guardian Africa

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#7 – Liberia Latches Onto New Public Transport Craze

Cheap to run and safer than the traditional motorcycle taxi, the auto-rickshaw is an increasingly common sight trundling along the traffic-choked streets of the continent's sprawling capitals. Read More >> Source: eNCA

  • Liberia Latches Onto New Public Transport Craze

#8 Liberia Latches Onto New Public Transport Craze

Cheap to run and safer than the traditional motorcycle taxi, the auto-rickshaw is an increasingly common sight trundling along the traffic-choked streets of the continent's sprawling capitals. Known in Tanzania and Ethiopia as "bajaj", in [...]

  • Cured From Ebola But It Still Lingers In The Mind

#6 Cured From Ebola But It Still Lingers In The Mind

Research shows that among a group of 82 Ebola survivors in Liberia, nearly all had some neurologic problems six months or longer after they were infected. Although experts recently declared the world's largest Ebola outbreak [...]

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Africa Finance Corporation Expands Into East Africa

Rwanda and Uganda brings AFC’s membership to 13 Rwanda and Uganda are the first East African countries to become members of Africa Finance Corporation (AFC), a leading development finance institution for infrastructure projects in Africa. [...]

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Top 5 Memorable Quotes From African Women In Power

History shows the continent has been home to some of the world’s most powerful African women. As we highlight the women running Africa, here is a look at memorable quotes from the continent’s heads of [...]

Sirleaf Assesses First Term and Lays Agenda For the Second

The United Nations General Assembly has brought a number of African heads of state to New York City. Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was happy to detail how far her country has come in recovering [...]

  • Leymah Gbowee

A Local Girl with a Global Platform: Leymah Gbowee and Sri Lanka

2011 Nobel Peace Laureate Leymah Gbowee calls herself “a local girl with a global platform.” Leymah is not only an inspiration to women in Liberia; she is a role model for women around the world. [...]