Scam, kidnap by South African police

Scam, kidnap by South African police

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2018 across sub-Saharan Africa: Our favorite stories of epic change and transformation
From long-time leaders stepping down to citizens rising up, a cautious hope surges alongside the continuous struggle. Here are our favorite stories from across Africa in 2018.

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 22:32:53 +0000


‘Tuition free for all in public universities in Liberia’, says President George Weah
Mr. Weah’s tuition-free announcement sounds plausible, but neither he nor the Liberian government has the monetary and logistical support for the realization of the policy.

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 20:29:40 +0000


White saviors, Liberian schools
For some African nations, the allure of outsourcing their education systems to well-funded foreign NGOs is hard to resist. But it's the most vulnerable who end up paying the price.

Fri, 19 Oct 2018 23:30:32 +0000


Liberian journalists detained, slapped with US 1.8 million lawsuit amid political feud
Only weeks after FrontPage Africa reported on the LEITI scandal, the newspaper was slammed with a crippling libel civil lawsuit. Press freedom activists believe FrontPage Africa has been targeted.

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 19:56:41 +0000
Liberia
Donations to help men, women and children living in Liberia, many in quarantine. They need food and medical supplies. So do the health professionals.

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Liberia needs medical supplies SJ Dodgson 2014 v8n2 p0727

Liberia has sent out an urgent plea for medical protective clothing for health professionals caring for patients who have ebola.

The Liberian Ambassador, Hon Jeremiah C Sulunteh, told Independence Day celebrants that the embassy is organizing a container to be sent to Liberia and needs anything and everything that can be used to stop the spread of ebola. He told us that 2 doctors and 2 nurses have already died; this week we learned that a Liberian man died of ebola in Nigeria, starting fears that ebola could spread to Nigeria. Deaths have been reported in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, and from all reports coming out of these west African countries, ebola is not slowing down.

Location of Liberia within the African Union
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Liberia SJ Dodgson. MJoTA 2012 v6n1 p0520


Picture below, Liberians in the streets of Philadelphia after a Town Hall meeting with elected officials from Liberia. The lady in the long dress is the kick-butt Mayor of Monrovia, capital of Liberia, Mary Tanyonoh Broh. Mrs Broh moved back to Liberia from the United States in 2005 to work in the government of the president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

In 2011, President Sirleaf was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize along with another Liberian woman and a Yemeni woman, click here.

Story on Leymah Gbowee click here, MJoTA film review on story of the Liberian war, click here.

The story of Liberian independence click here.

The president of Africom Philly through 2012 was Liberian, Vera Tolbert PhD (Biochemistry). Liberian women are tough. Do what they tell you and they will clean up your act, your community, your country.

Above, Dr Susanna with Mr Vickson Korlewala, chemist and USAID-sponsored CEO of Ecopower Liberia. On Apr 2nd 2014 he was falsely accused with his wife of stalking, kidnapping and shaking down an old Jamaican lady. The charges, which were obviously absurd, were dismissed in Sep 2014. This targeting of Liberians by Philadelphia police needs to stop click here
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Berlin bus job puts Syrian refugee in the driver's seat
Transport chiefs in Germany's capital are training refugees to drive buses, addressing a shortage of drivers and integrating newcomers.

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:01 GMT


Surging violence in Nigeria drives thousands across borders
Some 15,000 people have been forced to flee into neighbouring Chad and Cameroon as conflict in Nigeria's restive Borno State escalates.

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:01 GMT


Thousands of Nigerian refugees seek safety in Chad
A new upsurge of violence in northeastern Nigeria has forced thousands of people – most of them women and children - to seek safety in Chad’s Lake Chad region. An estimated 6,000 refugees have fled Nigeria's...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:01 GMT


UNHCR appeals for urgent action as new Mediterranean mid-winter deaths reported
UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is watching with increasing alarm the situation on the Mediterranean, where over the past few days we have seen two shipwrecks, numerous other rescue incidents, a merchant...

Tue, 22 Jan 2019 00:00:01 GMT


UNHCR appalled at news of refugee and migrant deaths on Mediterranean Sea
UNHCR is deeply saddened at emerging reports of an estimated 170 people who either died or went missing in two separate shipwrecks on the Mediterranean Sea. Some 53 people have died on the Alborán Sea,...

Sat, 19 Jan 2019 00:00:01 GMT
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The numbers of adults and children infected with ebola is climbing in West Africa, as is the number of deaths. Isolation practices have slowed its spread, but new cases are being reported in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone click here
Above, Liberian flag is raised at Philadelphia City Hall, July 26, 2014. Below, Miss Liberia pageant in Philadelphia, July 25, 2014
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George Washington, William T. Sherman and Viking Marauders
Lessons about war from the American Revolution, the Civil War, medieval Britain and West Africa.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:00:10 GMT


Hondros and Hetherington: Photographing the Liberian Civil War
A show at the Bronx Documentary Center reveals how Liberia’s civil war shaped the lives and careers of Chris Hondros and Tim Hetherington.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:00:01 GMT


In Wayétu Moore’s Ambitious Debut Novel, Liberia Is Reborn
“She Would Be King” reframes the country’s history in magical terms.

Sat, 22 Sep 2018 09:00:13 GMT


$100 Million in Cash Vanishes in Liberia, and Fingers Start Pointing
Bags of newly minted currency that was printed abroad are nowhere to be found in the West African country.

Thu, 20 Sep 2018 19:35:31 GMT


Peace Is Not Enough
Liberia’s women were instrumental in bringing to a close a brutal period for the country. In the process, they discovered their political voice.

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 19:20:05 GMT


Deadly Ebola Strikes Anew, a Week After Previous Outbreak Was Extinguished
At least 20 people have died as the Ebola virus struck the Democratic Republic of Congo again.

Wed, 01 Aug 2018 19:40:09 GMT