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.
The murder of a group of street children in Rio de Janeiro sent shockwaves around the world 25 years ago. The Candelaria massacre showed a side of Brazil that doesn’t make the postcards, but is still a reality today.
Some African players have become very politically influential to the point of winning presidential elections — such as Liberian President George Weah. Could footballers succeed where politicians have failed?
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.
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