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26 Jun
The top ten most neglected displacement crises in the world are all in Africa. It's a worrying first for the annual report of the Norwegian Refugee Council. Also, "Supreme Remains" is a haunting play that has premiered at the Dakar Biennale, inviting audiences to step back through time as an African mask narrates her turbulent past. And in Liberia, the town of Robertsport is at the heart of a swell surf scene; we take a closer look.
2 May
Residents of Liberia's capital Monrovia say waste management has become a full blown crisis with just a few trucks to collect garbage that is dumped on the streets and beaches.
5 Mar
A group of conservationists is using environmental DNA to track animals in Liberian forests to help better understand their intricate biodiversity and ensure further protection of these environments.
21 Jan
A stampede at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia killed 29 people overnight, the deputy information minister told state radio on Thursday. A large rush of people at a church gathering in Liberia's capital Monrovia has left at least 29 people dead overnight into Thursday, according to authorities.
8 Dec 2020
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26 Oct 2020
Britain's special forces have taken control of the Liberia-registered oil tanker after stowaways, discovered aboard, turned violent. Initial reports suggested the ship, which had traveled from Nigeria, had been hijacked.
12 Sep 2020
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19 Mar 2020
Governments across Africa are scrambling to increase their capacity to deal with an expected surge in cases of COVID-19. Several countries are putting the focus on ramping up detection and prevention measures. We take a closer look at Liberia: The West African country had to deal with a devastating Ebola outbreak that ended just four years ago. Have lessons been learned and is its health infrastructure ready for another potential crisis? Finally, we report on the situation in Ivory Coast and Zimbabwe.
31 Jan 2020
Two years after Liberian President George Weah stormed to power on a promise to create jobs and battle corruption in a country where the majority of people live below the poverty line, frustration with his government is growing. Many accuse Weah of gross economic mismanagement - and also of reluctance to seek justice for the victims of the country's bloody civil wars. We speak to Liberian activist and political analyst Ibrahim Al-bakri Nyei.
7 Aug 2019
After years of tension between indigenous people and the African Americans that settled in Liberia, some are hopeful for the future of Africa's first independent colony.
11 Jun 2019
Liberia's president, the former soccer player George Weah, is facing large-scale demonstrations against his government over corruption and economic woes.
18 Feb 2019
In Liberia, chimpanzees have had to survive not just two civil wars and an Ebola epidemic, but also poaching and deforestation. Now a project is taking care of orphaned chimps in the hope of releasing them into the wild.

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