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Liberia Incumbent Seen Winning

Liberia Incumbent Seen Winning | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf appeared poised to win re-election, even as violent protests erupted after her main challenger called for a boycott of Tuesday's vote.
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Liberia: the post-election challenges

The years of conflict in Liberia have left a heavy legacy and ensured that the return to democracy has been bumpy. This makes both major internal reform and international support for the west African state vital, says Gilles Olakounlé Yabi.

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Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee: Liberia is progressing, but still divided

Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee: Liberia is progressing, but still divided | Coveting Freedom | Scoop.it
Liberian peace activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee praises Liberia for how far it has come since the civil war days of a decade ago, but warns that tribalism still divides her country.
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