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Former South African President Nelson Mandela sits at the Annual Nelson Mandela Lecture on July 12, 2008 in Soweto, Johannesburg.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Liberia: 'Criminal Mind' Label a Little Too Late, Madam President -...
LIBERIAN PRESIDENT Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf issued her strongest statement to date Monday night on the ongoing controversy regarding Ellen Corkrum, the fugitive former head of the Liberia Airport Authority.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf marches with thousands in capital to protest rape
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and thousands of citizens marched through the main streets of Monrovia Monday to denounce rape which has remained a problem in the West African country since the civil war ended 10 years ago.
Liberia: Liberia Dispels Rumors President Sirleaf Is Seriously Ill
Liberia's Minister of Information says President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is alive and well and capacitated to continue to carry out the duties for which she was elected.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Jamaica's PM joins call for more women political leaders
Jamaica's Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has joined the call by global leaders for more women to become political leaders.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Liberia: Liberia's Agriculture Minister, At European Development...
Liberia's Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Florence Chenoweth, a member of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's delegation to the 8th European Development Days forum, has called upon the international community to do more to address the needs of the world's poor and vulnerable.
More Ivoirians return from Liberian refuge
ZWEDRU, 28 November 2013 - As peace takes hold in parts of Cte d'Ivoire, more Ivoirians are returning home from eastern Liberia, where they have been living since the post-election violence broke out in 2010 and forced them to flee.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Liberia: Liberia - Changing the Way Govt Does Business - How One...
It was the first session of the 52nd Legislature and newly elected Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf had submitted her first budget for passage.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
New churches damage fight against HIV in Liberia-government official
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton talks to Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf during his visit to the capital Monrovia to sign a deal to help fight HIV/AIDS.
Liberia: What Did Liberian Prez Tell Corkrum? Indicted RIA Pair Vow to Release More Tapes
The pair at the center of a potential extradition play by the Government of Liberia, indicted for allegedly siphoning funds intended to renovate the Roberts International Airport, former Liberia Airport Authority Managing Director, Ellen Corkrum and Judge, Melvin Johnson have vowed to release more secret recordings of high ranking Liberia officials ... (more)
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Liberia: Government Dares Ex-Soldiers
The Liberian government has warned ex-soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia or AFL not to breach the law as it will enforce the law against anyone.
Liberian president says youth unemployment a threat to peace
Youth unemployment is a major threat to peace and security in Liberia which, unless addressed, could see the return of conflict to the West African country following a decade of peace, the president said.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
In Perspective: Ellen Johnson Sirleaf And The Liberia Dream
One of Africa's oldest presidents joining the likes of Cameroon's Paul Biya and Zimbabwe's Robert "Bob" Mugabe.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Emirates News Agency
Mohammed bin Rashid receives Presidents of Liberia and Malawi
WAM Dubai, 21st Nov. 2013 --Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum on Thursday received at Marmoum Resthouse President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and her accompanying delegation.
This is What Courage Looks Like: Lessons In Strength From Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
Ma Ellen. The Iron Lady. African Queen. People across the world regularly use these names to describe Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf , the first female President of Liberia and the continent's first female head of state.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
New index aims to spur gender equality in environmental policy
A farmer holds rice saplings as she walks in the rice paddy field in Khokana, Lalitpur, in Nepal, on June 17, 2013.
Liberia: 'Growth Without Jobs?' Minister Addresses 'Bottlenecks' - State of Liberia's Economy
Liberia's Finance minister Amara Konneh said the bottlenecks in the country's economy as it relates to inflation and unemployment is structural and that growth potential and employment opportunities was only guaranteed mainly through the private sector and service industries.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Liberia: Court Dashes Disbanded AFL Soldiers' Hopes - As Concerned Widows of AFL Plan Demonstration
The Civil Law Court at the Temple of Justice was a place of disappointment for hundred of disbanded soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia who trooped in their number after Judge Boimah Kontoe gave the final ruling which went against them .
Liberia: Japan Breaks Ground for U.S.$25 Million Power System
The Government of Japan in partnership with the Government of Liberia through the Liberia Electricity Corporation has officially broken ground for a project for the rehabilitation of Monrovia Power System, known as the construction of 10 Mega Watt Heavy Fuel Oil Power Plant.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Liberia: Unannounced Travel Fuels Speculation About Sirleaf's Health
In the wake of rising speculations Sunday that Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf was flown out of the country to India for medical treatment after falling ill, Presidential Press Secretary Jerolinmek Piah clarified to FrontPageAfrica Monday that the reports are far from the truth and the president is in fact en route to Kuwait, United Arab ... (more)