Liberia

The man who saved a forest

In the great battle between humans and trees, there can be only one victor, says Goldman prize-winner Alfred Brownell

Two thirds of African cities face ‘extreme climate risk’

Eight African cities featured in the 2018 Climate Vulnerability Index

Liberia’s Weah announces free tuition for undergrads

Weah declared "free tuition for all undergraduate students" at all the public universities

DRC beats Ebola outbreak

Lessons learnt in the 2013-2015 epidemic in West Africa helped limit the highly contagious disease

Liberians still seek justice for war crimes

Liberians are asking why the government has failed to prosecute those responsible for atrocities committed during Liberia's two civil wars

Liberia’s Weah, media on edge as reporter flees

There has been no honeymoon period for the press under the new government of President George Weah

Why Sirleaf’s win is a big deal for West Africa

As a West African, the symbolism of Johnson-Sirleaf winning this important prize after four years without a winner is endless

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and the Ibrahim Prize’s exceptional problem

Has the Ibrahim Prize set the bar too high for its own good?

The goals that must guide ex-soccer player Weah in leading Liberia

The new president must also look to his own government to make wholesale changes that will benefit the country more broadly.

President-elect George Weah: What’s next for Liberia?

​A peaceful transition of power in Liberia is cause for optimism but major challenges lie ahead for Liberia's president-elect George Weah

Could George Weah be Liberia’s next president?

Weah will face Vice President Joseph Boakai on December 26 in a presidential run-off, the culmination of 12 years spent building political credibility

Liberia changes the guard

The departure of UN peacekeepers may be a bigger change than the election of a new leader

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Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip: The guerilla priest

From his adventures with Steve Biko to his support for shack dwellers in KwaZulu-Natal, Bishop Emeritus Rubin Phillip has always walked the talk of radical Christianity

Tshwane water woes in court again

The municipality has been accused of deliberately derailing the contract to sort out toxic water crisis in Hammanskraal

Life in lockdown: Behind closed doors keeping out the coronavirus

South African students in China are staying behind closed doors due to the coronavirus outbreak

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it