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· March, 2009

Stories about Liberia from March, 2009

Liberia: Unfair Labor Practices at Guthrie Rubber Plantations

Nat blogs about unfair labor practices at the Guthrie Rubber Plantations in Liberia.

Liberia: Tribal politics at the senate

In his post titled, Legislative Politics or Tribal Fuel, Kontiamon discusses tribal politics at the Liberian senate .

Liberia: University of Liberia Receives US$ 20,000

Syracuse University has donated US$20,000 to University of Liberia mass communication department US$ 20.000 worth of equipment which includes digital cameras, lenses, batteries memory cards and two lap tops, Liberian...

Liberia: Liberia's Natural Born Bloggers

David Sasaki writes about Liberia's natural born bloggers: It is hard to imagine a place more difficult to keep a blog than a country that just barely has an electric...

Liberia: Liberian tailor wins US$10,000

Samuel T. Bowin is a Liberian tailor who lost everything except a pair of trousers and a shirt. How did he win US$10,000?

Liberia: Obama is not the first African-American president

In his post titled, Everything you ever wanted to know about Liberia (And more), David Sasaki points out that the first African-American president of any country was the Liberian president...

South Africa: Glad to be a Girl is Best African Weblog

The 2009 Bloggies has declared Glad to be a Girl the Best African Weblog. Glad to be a Girl is a blog by a Johannesburg-based blogger who goes by the...

Liberia: Liberia's Blackboard Blogger

White African writes about Alfred Sirleaf, Liberia's blackboard blogger.

New Citizen Media Projects Foster Rising Voices in Ivory Coast, Liberia, China, Mongolia, and Yemen

Of the 270 project proposals we received from activists, bloggers, and NGO's all wanting to use citizen media tools to bring new communities - long ignored by both traditional and...

From Bangladesh with Love

BRAC Blog informs that BRAC, the largest non-profit (NGO) development organization in Bangladesh, has set up an office in Liberia and deployed its trained and experienced staffs to carry out...

Liberia: Getting another chance at education

Emily writes about Liberian youth getting another chance at education, “A vocational training school nestled in the mountains in Yekepa and ravaged during Liberia’s civil war is being restored to...

Liberia: Good governance through strengthened media

The Liberia Media Center, in collaboration with the Canada-based Journalists for Human Rights, has launched a multi year media development project under the theme: Good Governance through Strengthened Media in...

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