Liberia

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2014
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By MG Zimeta The recent outbreak of Ebola virus in West Africa has captured international public attention that seems disproportionate to the scale of the outbreak itself.  This is not surprising.  Ebola is a communicable disease – that is to say, it is transmissible between humans.  In this regard, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Congo
Apr 5th, 2014
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Ebola is one of the deadliest diseases on Earth, with a fatality rate as high as 90%. It causes bleeding from the eyes, ears, mouth and rectum and a bloody full-body rash leading to a quick demise. It’s one of a handful of diseases that are so deadly that governments consider it a threat to […...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 27th, 2014
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By Farouk Martins Aresa faroukomartins@aim.com It is not history; Africans must give space to Africans to excel. Many African leaders cared more about dignity of the black race for economic and social survival. Someone is needed right now to manage and channel endowed brains to greatness and respect ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 9th, 2014
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By TransConflict Whereas other countries have considered justice to be an essential component of peace and reconciliation, Liberia has totally disregarded the punishment of those who perpetrated atrocities during its 14-year civil war. By Lovetta Tugbeh The Coalition for Justice in Liberia (CJL) beli...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Jan 2nd, 2014
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The Coalition for Justice in Liberia (CJL), believe that Liberia’s future lies in establishing a solid foundation for justice. As we look towards 2014 and the years to come, let us make pursuing justice an integral component of peace and reconciliation. The year 2013 witnessed many significant develo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 23rd, 2013
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The gluttonous and corrupt African tyrants are raising their voice again against the international criminal court (ICC). They are preaching us that ICC is an unjust institution which hunts only Africans. I do not think Africans would have any problem if this claim came from people other than African ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 18th, 2013
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Johnson Sirleaf is a reforming President, but the Liberian state still answers more to external organisations than its own people. A decade ago on August 18th, 2003, the Accra Comprehensive Peace Agreement brought Liberia’s 14 year civil war to an end. As this small West African country faded from th...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 20th, 2013
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Minnesota Declaration: “A Call for Justice for victims of Liberia’s civil war” On April 20-21, 2013, Liberians under the auspices of the Coalition for Justice in Liberia (CJL) comprised of Liberian human rights advocates in collaboration with international human rights organizations, assembled at the...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 27th, 2013
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Giulia Bonacci The Organization of African Unity marks its 50th anniversary today amid not just the search for solidarity across a continent but for a vision of a global Africa Africa unite! Unite for the benefit for the benefit of your people! Unite for it’s later than you think! Unite for the benef...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 7th, 2013
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It’s not often that you think of children in Ethiopia as “privileged.” Any Canadian near a TV screen in 1984 will recall the country’s famine. They’ll remember images of emaciated children struggling for breath. Some were just hours away from death. Yet on the eve of Wor...