Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: A Well Told Story Of Liberia’s Two-Time President And Africa’s First Elected Female President

Sirleaf’s parents were adopted rather than born into Liberia’s dominant minority, targets of the “Christian duty” felt by many wealthy Americo-Liberian families to liberate “tribal children” from rural areas.

West Africa Issues Wake-Up Call To Africa’s Tyrants: Holding Former Rulers Accountable For Atrocities Catching On In Region?

The rest of the continent has so far remained largely immune from the contagion of international criminal justice sweeping West Africa.

Impressive Cast Of Businessmen, Technocrats And Politicos Line Up In Race For Liberia’s Presidency As Sirleaf Exits

In October for the first time in over half a century, Liberians will participate in the peaceful transfer of power between a living president and an elected successor.

The Fall Of Gambia’s Jammeh, And The Unusual – But Good – Business of Promoting Peace By Waging War In Africa

Over the years African leaders have intervened militarily in many crises, some now forgotten. In Sierra Leone, it was to stop rebels who were infamous for cutting off people’s hands

GREAT LAKES CRISIS 6: The End Of Western ‘Spheres Of Influence’, Death And Fall Of Africa’s Big Men

ONE OF the biggest mistakes the world has made about Africa over the years, is to work from the position that it is politics is driven by ethnic rage and fear, a simple desire to grab public goodies for one’s family and clan, ignorance, superstition, and an anti-technology culture. I suspect African leaders like that, because it means they are …