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'One day the war came' — Liberian Nobel Prize winner to talk peace in Ottawa

Leymah Gbowee watched in disbelief in 1989 as everything she knew about life in her West African nation of Liberia crumbled before her eyes.

“I didn’t see violence. 586 more words

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Ex-soccer star Weah to run again for president of Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) Former world footballer of the year George Weah says he will make a second bid to become president of Liberia.

The ex-AC Milan striker announced on Thursday he will stand as a candidate in elections next year, when current president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s second and final term ends. 80 more words

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Remnants of war: shelled out building

The civil war in Liberia last over 14 years. The damages it left behind (to lives and infrastructure) was extremely devastating and far-reaching. More than 13 years after the war officially ended and more than 10 years after the current democratically elected government, some of the signs of destruction, such as this shelled out house in Grand Bassa County, still remain.

Annex In Use

Our two-classroom annex for whose construction funds were raised last year was put in use last year, and the parents, the kids and the community appreciate its construction. 242 more words

eConsultant2: Design Review for a Phased Rehabilitation & Extension of Monrovias Sewerage System

Deadline: 11-May-2016 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)

This consultancy has three main objectives: (a) Update the information about the current piped sewerage system and treatment plant of Monrovia (Liberia), in particular carry out a customer enumeration, compile a map of the existing system as well as estimate the demand and willingness to pay for piped sewerage; (b) Assess the technical options and associated costs for a rehabilitation of Monrovias piped sewerage system, and its phased extension to priority areas, recommending a technical solution;(c) For the recommended approach, prepare a detailed design and costing, including draft safeguard and tender documents, for Phase 1 i.e. 47 more words


The dead also read- Letter to my dad

What is home? My favorite definition is “a safe place,” a place where one is free from attack, a place where one experiences secure relationships and affirmation.

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Breaking the Law & Possible Jail Time: How Alexander Cummings, A U S Citizen Got Liberian Passport?

By: J K K Peah


Mr. Alexander Benedict Cummings, a retired Coca Cola CFO/CAO who left cocoa cola worldwide late last year and gone into retirement has emerged from retirement less than six months and resurrected in the tiny West African nation of Liberia his country of nativity  running for President in the country’s  2017 election. 458 more words