Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf News
Meet the Women Leaders of the World
As far as powerful women go, Hillary Clinton has been one of the most discussed in recent months. In her concession speech Wednesday, she said, "To all the little girls who are watching this, never doubt that you are valuable and powerful and deserving of every chance and opportunity in the world
Liberia: Charles Taylor's Ex-Wife Named as VP Candidate
A Liberian soccer star turned presidential candidate has named the ex-wife of former President Charles Taylor as his running mate
Gambia President Says Country Must Wait for Court Decision
Gambia's president says he has filed an injunction to restrict president-elect Adama Barrow from taking office Thursday and to bar others from swearing him in, telling Gambians they must wait for a Supreme Court hearing before he considers stepping down
No Deal in Talks to Persuade Gambian Leader to Step Down
No deal was reached in last-ditch attempts by a regional mediation team to persuade Gambia's long-time leader to step down
Liberian President on the Race to Fight Ebola
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says with more international support containing Ebola is within reach.
Ebola Outbreak Feeds on Fear, Anger, Rumors
As Demonstrators Call for Action, Families Fear Letting Sick Relatives Go to Hospital
Challenges Mount for Doctors Fighting Deadly Ebola Outbreak
The World Health Organization said today that it is struggling to contain an unprecedented outbreak of the Ebola virus on the continent of Africa. The contagious and deadly disease is spreading, in part because of trade, across the borders of three countries: Liberia, Guinea and...
The Global News Quiz…test your knowledge!
QUESTIONS 1) We’ve been paying lots of attention to the would-be hurricane named Isaac. What’s the name of next named storm? 2) The Special Operations’ “Seal Team Six is back in the news because of a book written by one of its veterans. Name the...
Liberia's President Suspends Son in Anti-Corruption Push
Liberia’s president has cracked down on her country’s widespread corruption by suspending her own son from his government job. Charles Sirleaf, a Central Bank deputy governor, is among 46 government officials suspended by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf for not disclosing their assets to an ...