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Stories about Liberia
16 July 2016
Mercy Krua is a Liberian refugee who lives in Boston. Her son was also a Liberian refugee. But he decided to move back to Liberia and make his life there.
6 April 2016
"Thinking of schools only as places to learn how to read may appear a reasonable idea in a country where most children cannot achieve even that."
6 February 2016
It's hard to learn to read when your country has been torn apart by war and disease. It's even harder when children's books come from far away.
12 April 2015
Imagine being in a hospital with a deadly illness and you can't see the faces of the people caring for you. That's what Mary Beth Heffernan has tried to change.
4 April 2015
Ebola still remains a threat in West Africa, but media coverage is waning. A US-based collective of musicians from Cameroon, Liberia, Senegal, and the US is raising awareness of it.
18 March 2015
The epidemic has lead to outbursts of violence and slowed the country's economic growth, increasing the potential for food insecurity.
2 December 2014
14 October 2014
9 October 2014
27 September 2014
25 September 2014
Fifteen African countries including Madagascar are potentially at risk since they have the same environmental characteristics as affected countries. The prime minister says Madagascar is prepared, but others are doubtful.
19 September 2014
3 September 2014
1 September 2014
A pub in South Korea posted a notice turning away Africans "due to Ebola virus," and a Nigerian millionaire preacher is offering to cure Ebola patients with his special water.
18 August 2014
The film "Outbreak" about a fictional Ebola-like virus hit theaters nearly 20 years ago. Has Hollywood's perception of Africa evolved since then?