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· March, 2007

Stories about Liberia from March, 2007

Liberia: Decoration Day 2007

“Wednesday was Decoration Day, the day when Liberians clean and decorate the graves of their ancestors. We walked around in the Palm Grove cemetery in the late afternoon, after most...

Liberia: building a house out of sticks

“Obadiah Gondolo is building a house out of sticks. He will make the walls out of mud, and the roof out of palm thatch. The whole process will take three...

Liberia: floating hospital

Liberia Ledger blogs about a giant floating hospital in Monrovia: “giant floating hospital has arrived in the Port of Monrovia, carrying 400 staff for the purpose of repairing cleft upper...

Guinea-Conakry: standing up to a power-hungry President

The technological revolution that enables ordinary citizens to capture and upload video footage on the web has been slow to take root in West Africa. Up to now we haven’t...

Liberia: fisherwomen at work

Photos of fisherwomen at work from Liberia Stories, “I met a lovely group of women in Bong County using a fascinating method for catching fish. They line up their handmade...

Liberia: justice to all men?

Elma Shaw blogs about the International Women's Day in Liberia and the motto on the the wall of the Temple of Justice: Perhaps change should begin with modification of this...

Liberia: free of political prisoners

News roundup from Liberia Ledger, “The local human rights NGO FOHRD gave an hysterical address the other day warning that the Ellen Govt is becoming a “dictatorship”. Meanwhile, the US...

Africa: China vs US

The Varsjinskij Prophecies sees a possible collision between China and the United States in Africa, “The fact that Hu’s visit and the announcement of AFRICOM coincided was most likely a...

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