Inside Story

Can Liberia's momentum be maintained?

Liberians have voted to elect a new president in the first democratic transfer of power in seven decades.

Liberia

Liberia 2017 elections explained

West African country goes to the polls to vote for a new president and 73 members for their House of Representatives.

Liberia 2017 elections explained

Liberia

Former child soldiers 'not interested' in Liberia vote

Victims remember the gruesome details of working for Charles Taylor as they struggle through life with little help.

Former child soldiers feel forgotten before election

Politics

Liberia Elections: What are the key issues?

Pledge to fight corruption, reviving the faltering economy and jobs promise are key issues that could decide the polls.

Liberia Elections: What are the key issues?

Ebola

Did Ebola ever really go away?

Though the cameras of the international media departed, the story continues for Sierra Leona, Liberia and Guinea.

Did Ebola ever really go away?

Opinion

Is Liberia's Sirleaf really standing up for women?

President Sirleaf's promise to campaign for women candidates in Liberia's upcoming elections comes too little, too late.

Robtel Neajai Pailey

by Robtel Neajai Pailey
- Korto Reeves Williams

Robtel Neajai Pailey

Africa

Week-long national mourning in Sierra Leone comes to an end

A week of national mourning has ended in Sierra Leone, after a mudslide killed around 500 people in the capital, Freetown.

Africa

Liberia: Child soldiers struggle to reintegrate into society

Fourteen years since the end of Liberia's civil war, tens of thousands of former child soldiers are struggling to rebuild their lives.

Health

Liberia after Ebola: 'The human suffering changed me'

Three years on, a reporter and Ebola survivor speaks to some of the Liberians who were affected by the 2014 outbreak.

Liberia after Ebola: 'The human suffering changed me'

In the Field

Return to Liberia: Life after surviving Ebola

Three years after the crisis, survivors in Liberia tell us how Ebola changed their lives and their country.

Africa

Netanyahu seeks African UN support in return for $1bn investment

Netanyahu says he wants to expand trade and win allies. He has signed a memorandum of understanding with ECOWAS members for green energy projects worth $1bn. But he wants something in return.

Opinion

Legal invisibility was the best thing to happen to me

I became an undocumented migrant at age six and it changed my life.

Robtel Neajai Pailey

by Robtel Neajai Pailey

Robtel Neajai Pailey

Africa

Liberia threatens to dismiss primary school teachers

Liberia's government is threatening to fire most primary school teachers and hand over the running of public schools to the private sector.

Africa

Liberia: Economy struggling three years after Ebola outbreak

Three years on from an Ebola outbreak that killed more than 11,000 people, countries in West Africa are still struggling to deal with its effects. The IMF predicts Liberia’s fragile economy will shrink significantly in 2017.

Africa

Doctors in Liberia test new Ebola vaccine

It has been three years since the United Nations declared an Ebola outbreak in parts of West Africa. Yet doctors still do not know how the virus was passed from animals to humans.