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· October, 2008

Stories about Liberia from October, 2008

Africa: Africa's Only McCain Supporter

  16 October 2008

David Sasaki posts a video of Africa's McCain supporter: In the spirit of post-partisanship, here is a video of what very well might be Africa’s only McCain supporter. If I remember correctly, I think his name is “George Kennedy”.

Liberia: Rebuilding National Media

  9 October 2008

David blogs from Monrovia about rebuilding Liberia's national media: “Developing Liberia’s national media is key to 1.) promoting democracy, 2.) promoting national identity, and 3.) fighting corruption. We have been visiting all the different players involved in Liberia’s media development. First stop was the Minister of Information, Culture, and Tourism...

Liberia: Liberia's History 101

  8 October 2008

David Sasaki is in Monrovia, Liberia to teach Liberians how to blog. He writes a short history of the country: “Liberia’s history – and specifically its relationship with the United States – is fascinating. The country was founded and colonized in 1847 by freed Black slaves from the United States....

Liberia: Five Liberian Journalists Reprimanded

  4 October 2008

“The Press Union of Liberia has reprimanded five journalists for ethical misconduct following their admission of guilt in a recent investigative mission to Margibi County,” Liberian Times reports.

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