Liberia

 
Bank at heart of Gambian tyranny
Bank at heart of Gambian tyranny
Yahya Jammeh once said he would rule the Gambia for “one billion years”. His rule proved somewhat shorter — he lost the presidential...
Two thirds of African cities face 'extreme climate risk'
Two thirds of African cities face 'extreme climate risk'
Rapid population growth and poor infrastructure have put two out of three cities in Africa at "extreme risk" of the threats posed by climate...
Liberia's Weah announces free tuition for undergrads
Liberia's Weah announces free tuition for undergrads
Liberian President George Weah has abolished tuition fees for undergraduate students in the West African country's state universities.
DRC beats Ebola outbreak
DRC beats Ebola outbreak
Kinshasa — The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) officially declared the end of the Ebola outbreak, bringing the...
Liberians still seek justice for war crimes
Liberians still seek justice for war crimes
As Liberia appears before the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Liberians ask why the government has failed to prosecute those responsible...
Dodgy mine mogul’s new Zim play
Dodgy mine mogul’s new Zim play
A central player in one of West Africa’s biggest corruption scandals is trying to make his comeback on the London Stock Exchange with a backdoor...
Liberia's Weah, media on edge as reporter flees
Liberia's Weah, media on edge as reporter flees
With one Liberian newspaper facing a $1.8-million defamation case and a BBC journalist fleeing the country, there has been no honeymoon period for...
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...

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