Monrovia

By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 3rd, 2013
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By Travis Lupick   On Liberian road trips, things will go their own way, which is not always the direction you’re headed. Travis Lupick There were 11 of us stumbling through the dark when we heard a woman cry for help. Everybody looked back at once. It was more a shout of panic as opposed [&hell...
By IndepthAfrica
In Guinea
Feb 11th, 2013
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Guinea’s army chief of staff and five other members of a military delegation have been killed in a plane crash in Liberia. Five crew members were also killed. The officers were on their way to attend Liberia’s Armed Forces Day celebrations Monday morning when the plane crashed in Charlesville, ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Soccer
Sep 12th, 2012
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Despite the 2-2 draw result the Super Eagles recorded in the first leg of the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier against the Lone Star of Liberia at the weekend in Monrovia, Former Africa Player of the Year, Victor Nosa Ikpeba, has warned that Nigeria can carry on without the inclusion of J...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 7th, 2012
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Dynamo Kyiv forward, Brown Ideye has voiced his sentiments regarding domestically-based talent in the Nigerian squad to face Liberia in a 2013 Africa Nations Cup qualifier in Monrovia on Saturday. Eleven players based in Nigeria have been included in the side that faces Liberia in a first leg, final ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Nigeria
Sep 7th, 2012
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Nigeria’s Super Eagles will leave for Monrovia, Liberia on Friday with hopes of a decent result against the Lone Star in Saturday’s first leg, second round 2013 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier. The Eagles have been in training camp in Abuja and the players are buoyed following the visit to their trai...
By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 3rd, 2012
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By Aaron Leaf Two years ago during my first month living in Liberia, my colleague Lamii took me to the annual Press Union retreat in the city of Buchanan. It was a chance for journalists from across the country to spend a weekend bonding and discussing the state of their profession. Many people were ...
By IndepthAfrica
In News
Aug 12th, 2012
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2013 Africa Cup of Nations – Nigeria to kick-start preparations for CAN 2013 qualifier against Liberia – Nigeria’s national team, the Super Eagles, will begin camping in the nation’s capital, Abuja, next Sunday for September’s first leg, final round tie against Liberia i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
May 2nd, 2012
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Monrovia – Former Liberian president Charles Taylor’s conviction for aiding war crimes in Sierra Leone is a trap for all African leaders, a spokesperson for the Taylor family said on Tuesday. “We believe that the trial and subsequent conviction of Mr Taylor is a trap that has been s...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 7th, 2012
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By Robtel Neajai Pailey News released at the end of February that Liberia was on the cusp of an unprecedented oil discovery garnered much more than just praise and adulation. Listservs and websites lit up one by one with lightening speed. Liberians reacted like rabid bulldogs frothing at the mouth, b...
By IndepthAfrica
In Liberia
Feb 7th, 2012
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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has set ambitious targets to restore the country’s electricity supply. But will it meet them by 2015? It is hard to believe how Clara Town, a slum in Liberia’s capital, Monrovia, once had access to the country’s electricity grid. Pipe-borne water flowed into th...