Displaced by civil war, Liberian Isaac Peters spent part of his childhood without a home. Today he has built a school to provide free access to education for young kids living on the streets.
Football legend George Weah's inauguration ceremony has marked the country's first democratic transition of power since 1944. Liberians are placing their hopes on him, but he has a daunting task ahead.
The president-elect is popular among the country's youth, who are confident that he will represent their interests better than his predecessor. Vice President Joseph Boakai has accepted defeat.
Hardly anyone in Africa would disagree with the contention that education is a main factor of development. Why, then, do so many Africans have the feeling that their governments neglect this fundamental area?
Liberians have turned out in force for the country's general election. Twenty candidates are competing to replace Africa’s first woman president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. DW's Abu-Bakarr Jalloh reports from Monrovia.
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