Liberia

 
Why Sirleaf’s win is a big deal for West Africa
Why Sirleaf’s win is a big deal for West Africa
It is very easy to find people in armchairs who criticize Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf. Of course. You can point to the debilitating poverty that remains...
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the Ibrahim Prize’s exceptional problem
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the Ibrahim Prize’s exceptional problem
The Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership was established more than a decade ago, with the aim of recognising and rewarding...
President-elect George Weah: What's next for Liberia?
President-elect George Weah: What's next for Liberia?
A peaceful transition of power in Africa's oldest republic is cause for optimism, according to analysts, but major challenges lie ahead for...
Could George Weah be Liberia's next president?
Could George Weah be Liberia's next president?
George Weah emerged from Liberia's slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and has leveraged his status as a revered figure among the...
Liberia changes the guard
Liberia changes the guard
As Liberians vote this week for their new president, the country must simultaneously deal with another seismic change to its political landscape:...
On Tuesday, Liberia gave itself a beautiful gift
On Tuesday, Liberia gave itself a beautiful gift
For the first time in several generations, a democratically elected president in Liberia is going to handing over power to another democratically...
Liberia elections: Who will succeed President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf?
Liberia elections: Who will succeed President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf?
Liberia has been through tumultuous times in recent years: from two brutal back-to-back civil wars to an outbreak of the devastating ebola virus...
Why Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is no feminist icon
Why Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is no feminist icon
When Liberians go to the polls in October 2017, there will be a disproportionate number of...
A stable Liberia tallies up Johnson Sirleaf’s presidential score
A stable Liberia tallies up Johnson Sirleaf’s presidential score
Just down the dirt road from where Anthony Chea stands, a group of children march in a line chanting, their faces decorated with white paint. Near...
New Ebola case in DRC
New Ebola case in DRC
There is a confirmed new case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO).
On our Lists this week: Fugee, Afternoon Delight and 13th
On our Lists this week: Fugee, Afternoon Delight and 13th
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