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Liberia's Long Road Back

Liberia’s Long Road Back

Africa’s first elected female president lifts Liberia

Videos

Africa’s first elected female president lifts Liberia

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is leading Liberia's efforts to rebuild after its 14-year civil war. Watch a video on her role in the country's road to recovery and an extended interview.

Posted: March 31, 2009 17:06   Comments: 9
Food instability and poor infrastructure affect Liberians

Perspectives

Food instability and poor infrastructure affect Liberians

Though the civil war ended years ago, Liberia remains politically and economically unstable -- and more may suffer as food and fuel prices rise around the world. A Worldfocus contributing blogger encounters a trio of problems in Liberia: food, money and transportation.

Posted: March 23, 2009 10:15   Comments: 6
Liberia rebuilds but fragments of the fighting remain

In the Newsroom

Liberia rebuilds but fragments of the fighting remain

Producer Megan Thompson just returned from reporting in Liberia, where she encountered daily reminders of the country's civil war as Liberia emerges from its past.

Posted: March 18, 2009 11:27   Comments: 10
Liberian summit celebrates African women with laughter

From the Field

Liberian summit celebrates African women with laughter

Worldfocus correspondent Lynn Sherr is in Monrovia, Liberia, reporting on how the country is faring following its long civil war. She writes about attending the lively International Colloquium on Women.

Posted: March 9, 2009 12:46   Comments: 6
Rumors circulate in Liberia that water will turn to blood

Perspectives

Rumors circulate in Liberia that water will turn to blood

A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes that Liberia's water supply -- already crippled by the country's civil war -- has been further harmed by superstition and rumors.

Posted: February 25, 2009 09:40   Comments: 2

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