Africa

Liberia former first lady in UK court for torture charges

Agnes Taylor, the ex-wife of former President Charles Taylor, denies string of torture offences, which date back to 1989-1991.

Poverty & Development

Ex-Liberian president's son charged over missing money scandal

Charles Sirleaf charged in connection with the unlawful overprinting of local currency worth millions of US dollars.

Ex-Liberian president's son charged over missing money scandal

Opinion

The struggles for Liberian citizenship

Why has Liberia not enacted dual citizenship or repealed a constitutional 'Negro clause'?

Robtel Neajai Pailey

by Robtel Neajai Pailey

Robtel Neajai Pailey

Algeria

'Your skin colour was a crime': African migrants in Algeria

Sub-Saharan migrants tell stories of horror, activists note that forced deportation from Algeria is an ongoing trend.

'Your skin colour was a crime': African migrants in Algeria

Opinion

Attacks on indigenous rights defenders should not be ignored

Dozens of indigenous rights defenders have been killed this year but the world has looked the other way.

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

by Victoria Tauli-Corpuz
- Alfred Brownell

Victoria Tauli-Corpuz

Opinion

When foreign 'do-gooders' do more harm than good in Liberia

Revelations about systematic rape of girls in an NGO-run school in Liberia reveal just how wrong charity work can go.

Robtel Neajai Pailey

by Robtel Neajai Pailey

Robtel Neajai Pailey

Liberia

Liberia investigating disappearance of $100m in bank notes

Newly printed money vanished as it was being transported to the central bank, according to officials.

Liberia investigating disappearance of $100m in bank notes

Weather

Flooding leaves parts of Liberia's capital under water

Commuters wade through floodwater in Monrovia and traffic jams witnessed due to unexpected torrential rain.

Flooding leaves parts of Liberia's capital under water

The Listening Post

The making and breaking of the West Africa Leaks

Inside the biggest media collaboration in the region's history, exposing the offshore dealings of the rich and powerful.

REWIND

Alfred's Free Press: Liberia's Blackboard Reporter

One innovative journalist has found a way to get daily news and information to Liberians - with a big blackboard.

REWIND

Joseph's journey: Chasing the American dream

A young Liberian sets out across the Sahara in pursuit of a better life in the United States.

Interactive

All you need to know about Ebola virus disease

A recent outbreak of the deadly virus in the Democratic Republic of Congo has raised concerns of another epidemic.

All you need to know about Ebola virus disease

Liberia

Ex-Liberian president wins prize for African leadership

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf becomes the first woman to win the coveted prize for African leadership.

Former Liberian President Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim Prize

Liberia

Ex-football star Weah sworn in as Liberia president

Weah succeeds Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the country's first peaceful democratic transfer of power in seven decades.

Opinion

What Liberian President-elect George Weah must do

Liberia's George Weah must commit to put people before profit.

Robtel Neajai Pailey

by Robtel Neajai Pailey
- Silas Kpanan'Ayoung Siakor

Robtel Neajai Pailey