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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's First Elected Female President, Lifting Up Liberia (VIDEO)

WorldFocus | Lynn Sherr | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Fractured by a 14-year civil war, Liberia is trying to pick up the pieces, facing staggering unemployment and lackluster infrastructure. Halfway into...

Women's Conference Leaves Liberians Out In The Cold

Press Wire | Richard Powell | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

An international conference aimed at the empowerment of women has caused a stir in the host country's capital Monrovia after slums were bulldozed to g...

Breaking the Resource Curse: Concession Negotiation in Liberia

Arlene M. Roberts | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Arlene M. Roberts

Sub-Saharan Africa possesses some of the highest concentrations of natural resources. Yet, for all the mining and extraction, relatively precious few of the benefits trickle down to its citizens.

USW Helps Empower Workers on Firestone Plantation in Liberia

Fred Redmond | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Fred Redmond

This is what unrestrained, immoral and disloyal multinational corporations have reduced us to: modern slavery.