Liberian police charged 61-year-old son of country’s ex-president, Ellen Johnson, in connection with banknote scandal worth millions of U.S. dollars.
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Journalists in Liberia sounded alarm on press freedom after two ministers mounted attack on a paper that ran an article about alleged top-level corruption.
Former Liberian president Sirleaf won the rarely-awarded Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women’s rights, is
A peaceful transition of power in Africa’s oldest republic is cause for optimism, according to analysts, but
The soccer legend, now a politician, George Manneh Weah, is very hopeful that he would be declared
Former international football star George Weah, who has won Liberia’s presidential run-off, follows several celebrities who have
Liberians choose a new leader Tuesday in a run-off between Vice President Joseph Boakai and footballing icon
Training for young journalists contributes to the general effort for media improvement in the country
Liberia’s National Elections Commission will commence unveiling the list of certified candidates