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Liberia: Looming Money Shortage At Banks Sparks Anxiety

Monrovia, 12 Dec 2018: Stern refusal  by commercial banks in the Liberian capital to fully honor withdrawal requests from customers in two consecutive days this week citing shortage of money supply at those banks is arousing arouses anxiety among Liberians during the ensuing festive holiday season. 253 more words

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A Little Motivation from my Students

Teaching is hard work! I recently posted about starting my 2nd year of teaching here in Liberia and some of my challenges. From classroom management issues to figuring out what’s most important to teach, there are days that are really frustrating. 480 more words

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16 Days of Activism: We are Unprotected

My earliest understanding of the vulnerability, the myriad of abuse and insecurity, women and girls face was the murder of Angel Togba back in November 2007. 599 more words

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Puzzles of Women Coming Out After Being Abused

In the wake of the recent testifying of Professor Blasey Ford against supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, as well as other high-profile men, I have seen a lot of people on social media asking the most ridiculous question, “Why do they wait for so many years before coming out?” These people sided with the accused abusers and shame the victims for coming forward. 1,049 more words

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Visiting Sierra Leone and Liberia

It’s been a long, long time since I wrote a proper blog here! For the last couple of years nearly all of my time has been taken up by my new work as a co-owner of an adventure travel company called… 1,244 more words

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