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  1. In Conversation With President George WeahRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Perspective

    ... your "pro-poor" government. For the last nine months, I have been keenly observing your efforts to radically change Liberia's development stratagem of 171 years of independence. And believe me, you have already engraved in the mind of every Liberian ...

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  2. Breaking the chain of dependency in Liberia- a necessary condition...Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Perspective

    A Presentation At a one day workshop held by the Civil Society Alliance of Liberia At the Monrovia Christian Fellowship on 9th Street, On October 5, 2018, at 10:00 AM It is always a pleasure for me to speak to young people because it provides me the opportunity to share my thoughts about various issues in our country. This is why I most often find time even with my busy schedule as a courtroom lawyer and a lecturer at the Louis Arthur Grimes School of Law to honor invitations by young people, whenever they invite me to speak to them.

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  3. Zimbabwe:Not Time to Relax - It Is Game OnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    ... That is the route that the Warriors should avoid at all costs. So far, it is so good for the team, but thinking that Liberia in Monrovia, and Congo Brazzaville at the National Sports Stadium, will give out points to them on a silver platter would be ...

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  4. Liberia launches investigation into US charity after rape allegationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    MONROVIA: Liberia's government has launched an investigation into U.S. charity More Than Me following allegations that a founding staff member raped several children in its care, government ministers said on Friday. U.S. news website ProPublica last week detailed allegations that before 2014 the charity's Liberian co-founder, Macintosh Johnson, sexually assaulted at least 10 girls over several years including on MTM property.

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  5. After charity sex-abuse scandal in Liberia, a storm of anger, guilt, and griefRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Christian Science Monitor

    A report detailing sexual abuse at a girls school founded by an American woman has spurred soul-searching in a country where debates about foreign assistance run deep. Students from the More Than Me Academy play outside their school in Monrovia, Liberia, on Oct. 12, 2018.

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  6. Liberia:Weah Concerned About 'More Than Me' Rape CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | AllAfrica.com

    In the wake of the sex scandal implicating a former employee of the 'More and Me' charity, President George M. Weah has expressed that his government is deeply concern over reports of an alleged rape scandal involving tons of teenage girls and one official of an American Non-Governmental Organization named and styled 'More Than Me'. "Last week, our news media was saturated with coverage of a very sad and tragic story where it is alleged that one of the officers of an NGO established in Liberia for the purpose of protecting young girls of sexual exploitation allegedly raped many of them and infected them with the HIV virus", he told the opening of a Sheroes conference in Monrovia.

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  7. Liberia:Family Calls for Justice and Reparations Over Maher MassacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 19 | AllAfrica.com

    ... after the massacre. Kanneh and family are some of the survivors of hundreds of massacres that took place during Liberia's civil war. It has been 15 years since the war ended, but no survivor has been compensated. Neither has anyone been prosecuted ...

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  8. Africa:Making the Continent's Women More VisibleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | AllAfrica.com

    Ghanaian networker Flossy Menson champions the cause of Africa's women. The SHEROES Foundation director is hosting the non-profit's 2018 forum in Liberia.

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  9. Africa:Weah Declares Himself 'Liberia's Feminist-in-Chief'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 18 | AllAfrica.com

    Monrovia - President George Manneh Weah on Wednesday, October 17, 2018, turned another historical page in his presidential manifesto by conferring upon himself the enviable appellation of "Liberia's Feminist-In-Chief." By the declaration, the President reaffirms unwavering commitment to the pursuit of the feministic ideals that guarantee the rights and wellbeing of women.

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  10. Liberia:More Than Me Faces Lawsuit Over Property Amid Allegations of Rape Cover-UpRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | AllAfrica.com

    ... She claimed that sometimes between 1950 and 1960, Richard Montgomery, being a faculty member of the University of Liberia, allowed the institution to use the building as an administrative building due to the expansion of the University at that time ...

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  11. ProPublica's 'Unprotected' Investigation a Cautionary Tale for Christian Do GoodersRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | Sojourners

    ... which was built from a young woman's crusade to lift girls from poverty and change the education system in Liberia. Within a year of the first school building opening, sexual abuse allegations emerged. Founder and CEO Katie Meyler raised millions ...

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  12. .com | Pressure grows in Liberia over US charity in 'school rape' stormRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | News24

    ... the US investigative site ProPublica described how girls were systematically raped at the More Than Me Academy in Liberia's capital Monrovia. The charity had founded the school specifically to empower and educate local girls to save them from ...

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  13. Liberia:'More Than Me' Rape Scandal Condemned by LawmakersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 17 | AllAfrica.com

    ... willfully allowed the abuse to be carried on and that the incident was covered. He than called on the Government of Liberia through its relevant agencies including the Ministries of Justice, Gender and Social Protection, and the Human Rights ...

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  14. Ebola Fast FactsRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 17 | WAAY

    ... Republic of the Congo (DRC), Gabon, South Sudan, Ivory Coast, Uganda, Republic of the Congo (ROC), Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. There are five subspecies of the Ebola virus: Zaire ebolavirus (EBOV), Bundibugyo ebolavirus (BDBV), Sudan ...

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  15. .com | Liberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | News24

    Liberia's government says it is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care. The More Than Me organisation says in a statement that founder Katie Meyler has taken a leave of absence until a separate, independent audit requested by the charity is complete.

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  16. Liberia investigates US charity over alleged rapesRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 16 | The Standard

    Liberia's government today announced is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care. A rape case has been re-opened in order to determine new evidence, the information ministry said, adding that the government is "greatly concerned."

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  17. Liberia to investigate charity at centre of - rape' claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Haringey Independent

    Liberia's government has said it is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care. The More Than Me organisation has said in a statement that founder Katie Meyler has taken a leave of absence until a separate, independent audit requested by the charity is complete.

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  18. Liberia investigates US-backed charity after alleged rapesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | Norwalk Citizen News

    In this photo taken with a phone on Friday, Oct 12, 2018, students of More Than Me Academy play outside their school in Monrovia, Liberia. Liberia's government on Tuesday announced is investigating a charity founded by a young American woman after allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care.

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  19. Report: Liberian Charity Worker Raped Girls He Was Supposed To ProtectRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | National Public Radio

    A girl wearing the More Than Me uniform walks into an alley in the West Point neighborhood of Monrovia, Liberia. Kathleen Flynn/ProPublica hide caption A girl wearing the More Than Me uniform walks into an alley in the West Point neighborhood of Monrovia, Liberia.

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  20. Katie Meyler, CEO of U.S.-based charity in Liberia, steps aside amid rape inquiryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 16 | UPI

    The head of a U.S.-based charity that aims to help young girls in Liberia has stepped aside temporarily amid a rape investigation. Katie Meyler founded the More Than Me Academy in Bernardsville, N.J., in 2009, a free private school that aims to get girls from impoverished areas of Liberia's West Point and Central Monrovia areas off the streets.

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