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  1. Looking for female political leaders during Women's History Month? The list is smallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2018 | Newsday

    No wonder the World Economic Forum's 2017 Gender Gap report predicts that it will take 99 years to, maybe, reach political parity between male and female leaders. Estonian President Kersti Kaljulaid greets Vice President Mike Pence in Tallinn, Estonia, on July 31, 2017.

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  2. Two old friends share stories of erasing racial lines in BaltimoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | The Baltimore Sun

    ... (Gibson served as campaign manager, Shapiro as treasurer). Even taking on campaigns overseas, in Madagascar and Liberia (where he helped make Ellen Johnson Sirleaf the first elected female head of state in Africa). Both Gibson and Shapiro have put ...

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  3. Rubin: Looking for female political leaders during Women's History Month? The list is smallRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2018 | Athens Banner-Herald

    I wanted to list female political leaders to watch in 2018, in honor of International Women's Day, but the list is sadly disappointing. Currently, there are only 20 women holding the office of head of state or head of government - which equals 6.3 percent of the 315 international leaders.

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  4. .com | UN urges Weah's Liberia to develop freedom of expressionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | News24

    The UN's rapporteur on freedom of expression on Friday called Liberia and its newly-elected president George Weah to build on the country's gains in press freedom and transparency. Former football star Weah, who succeeded Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the first woman elected head of state in Africa, promised in his inaugural speech in January a more transparent state.

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  5. Liberia:Quarantined! - 'Expired Food' Abi Jaoudi Supermarket Faces ShutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... not fit for consumption because they contain chemicals that are dangerous to human health. Addressing members of the Liberia Marketing Association she said Lebanese imported rice is the cause of diseases that are creating public health problems that ...

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  6. Liberia:Police IG Fumbles - 'I Am New On the Job'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    The Inspector General of the Liberia National Police , Patrick Toe Sudue has apologized for unilaterally allowing motorcyclists on major roads in the city once regulated as "No Go Zones." Sudue admitted being new on the job with barely a month experience as IG.

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  7. Liberia:The Woman Breaking Barriers By Training as a MechanicRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    ... to training programs and educational initiatives, women have been challenging gender barriers in the workplace in Liberia by entering professions traditionally reserved for men." "But they say they still face challenges from their families, society ...

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  8. International Women's Day celebrated around the worldRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | USA Today

    ... Day National theme: Act Now: Support The Liberian Women Agenda' at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Stadium in Monrovia, Liberia on March 8, 2018. Pakistani women rally to mark the International Women's Day, in Karachi, Pakistan on March 8, 2018. ...

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  9. Looking for female political leaders on International Women's Day? The list is small | Trudy RubinRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Philly.com

    Trudy Rubin's Worldview column runs on Thursdays and Sundays. Over the past decade she has made multiple trips to Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, Israel and the West Bank and also written from Syria, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iran, Russia, Ukraine, South Korea and China.

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  10. Ghanaian actress Yvonne Nelson on motherhood and life in the spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | BBC News

    Nigeria has a massive film industry and yet fewer than 20 directors are women. That's changing and so are the plotlines. Pandora Hodge founded Kriterion Monrovia to take films to audiences around Liberia. Now she tells BBC's Women of Africa she wants to open the country's first art-house cinema.

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  11. Nigeria:Why African Countries Remain Raw Material Export-Based Economies - EnvoyRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Ghanaian High Commissioner to Nigeria, Alhaji Rashid Bawa, has said the African region has not experienced desired growth because of its heavy reliance on foreign aid as the only way to development. Bawa stated this at a reception to mark Ghana's 61st Independence Day anniversary in Abuja, themed "Moving Ghana beyond aid."

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  12. Assemble your own role models from the best of othersRead the original story

    Mar 7, 2018 | Financial Times

    ... but our own people. The election of female leaders such as Gro Harlem Brundtland (Norway), Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (Liberia) and Jacinda Ardern (New Zealand), who dare to be mothers while leading their countries, sends a powerful signal that the ...

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  13. Wellesley College Presents the First-of-Its-Kind Convening of the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Newswise

    ... that will move their countries and the world forward. Keynote speakers include Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , President of Liberia (20062018) and Nobel laureate; Kenyan educator and social activist, Kakenya Ntaiya ; Kansiime Anne , Ugandan comedian and ...

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  14. African Women's Leadership Conference in Wellesley this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | The Swellesley Report

    Wellesley College this week will present The African Women's Leadership Conference , a gathering of influential voices from education, politics, health, technology and more, and several of the keynote lectures are free and open to the public. Keynote speakers include Ellen Johnson Sirleaf , President of Liberia and Nobel laureate; Kenyan educator and social activist, Kakenya Nataiya ; Kansiime Anne , Ugandan comedian and actress; and Agnes Binagwaho , vice chancellor of the University of Global Health Equity, and the former minister of health of Rwanda.

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  15. Family of crewman who died in King's Lynn calls for compensationRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... crew member in Rotterdam in November. His contract was due to end on March 20. But its entry in the Republic of Liberia's register of shipping, in New York, lists its owner as Explorer Ships of Monrovia, Liberia. North West Norfolk MP Sir Henry ...

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  16. Liberia:Liberia Now Needs More Attention, Not LessRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    It appeared to be business as usual in Liberia. The cooling sea breeze brought relief to the sticky air, the town was alive with shops and stalls, and the traffic moved slowly but unhindered.

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  17. Presidential Election Takes Place in Sierra LeoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2018 | Voice of America

    ... since it gained independence from Britain in 1961. FILE - Sierra Leone President, Ernest Bai Koroma, left, and Liberia President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, right, on arrival for talks with President Yahya Jammeh, in Banjul, Gambia. But the newly formed ...

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  18. Study: Ebola crisis damaged Liberian health care systemRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2018 | Crofs Blogs

    A new study says more than 100,000 malaria cases went untreated in Liberia during the height of the Ebola crisis. The deadly virus spread in West Africa for two years beginning in 2014.

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  19. Liberia: UN human rights expert starts official visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | Scoop

    The UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of expression, David Kaye, is carrying out his first official visit to Liberia this week to assess the situation of freedom of expression and access to information in the country. "This visit will help me identify Liberia's current challenges and suggest law and policy changes that will strengthen the right to freedom of expression," said Kaye.

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  20. Liberia:Liberian Students to Participate in International Robotic CompetitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2018 | AllAfrica.com

    Eight students from Grand Bassa County under the Nyonblee Cares Foundation will leave Liberia for the United States of America in April of this year to participate in a robotic competition. As part of preparation to the trip, the Nyonblee Cares Foundation over the weekend featured the work implemented by Wahjay-STEM at the World Wide Mission Academy on March 2nd, at Fair the Ground, Buchanan City, Grand Bassa County.

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