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· April, 2009

Stories about Liberia from April, 2009

Liberians Are Talking, Are You Listening?

  30 April 2009

"Liberia's national image has been defined by parachute foreign correspondents for nearly its entire history, since it was first founded as an independent republic by freed Black slaves from the United States in 1847. Today, Liberians are able to tell their own stories to an international audience by taking advantage of participatory media tools like blogs and photo-sharing sites," writes David Sasaki following a blogging workshop he ran last year at the American Embassy in Monrovia, Liberia.

Liberia: 5th person takes US$10,000

  22 April 2009

2tango writes about 10 thousand dollar walk in Liberia: Like many Liberians, making ends meet daily is like moon walking with out the popper equipment, but for some, the GSM Company (cellcom) has made moon walking look like drinking coco-cola, and now the 5th person Williams Blamo had taken the...

Liberia: What is the truth about arms discovery?

  22 April 2009

Natlyn discusses the “arms discovery” saga in Liberia: What seems to be a very serious lack of coordination among government ministries continues to hang dark cloud rather than clarity over Wednesday’s discovery of arms (or shells) in the suburb of Jacob’s Town in Paynesville as evidenced by two different versions...

Liberia: Fellow Bloggers, Please Assist Me…

  22 April 2009

A Liberian blogger, Denna Gibson, is asking for assistance from fellow bloggers so she can be able to blog consistently, “IT IS NICE TO BLOG CONTINOUSLY BUT U CAN NOT DO SO IF U DO NOT HAVE A LAPTOP TO YOURSELF. I AM APPEALING TO MY FELLOW BLOGGERS TO PLEASE...

Liberia: Corruption leads to cabinet changes

  7 April 2009

Nathaniel blogs about corruption in Liberia, “With mounting pressures from various quarters of the Liberian civil society to have some public officials of the Liberian government sacked due to corruptions and coupled with complete frustrations and disappointments from the Liberian leader, the government has effected some major changes in its...

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