Category Archives: Ordinary Liberians

Paul Julien in Liberia in 1932 – Part II

Today starts in the National Museum in Monrovia an exhibition portraying  Paul Julien and his work. Paul Julien was a Dutch photographer and amateur-anthropologist, who travelled in the interior of Liberia in 1932. He wrote many books on his travels in … Continue reading

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THINK Liberia – Touching Humanity In Need of Kindness, a new web site

Earlier this month a new web site and related blog was added to the many sites and blogs devoted to Liberia and Liberians. On June 7, was launched. THINK Liberia or ‘Touching Humanity In Need of Kindness’ is a … Continue reading

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TPS and money transfer

The meeting between the President of perhaps the most powerful nation in the world and the President of maybe one of the weakest states on earth was historic. On May 27, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was received by President Barrack … Continue reading

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About Liberian Olympians and the Amputee All Stars

Three Liberians represent Africa’s oldest republic in Beijing. They are decathlete Jangy Addy, who carried the Lone Star flag during the Opening Ceremony for the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics on August 8, 2008, and the two runners Siraj Williams (men’s … Continue reading

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Misc news from Liberia

Saturday, March 15 Many more atrocities committed by witness Marzah, ordered by Charles Taylor, according to his testimony before the Special Court for Sierra Leone. Gruesome details of atrocities both in Liberia and Sierra Leone, it surpasses one’s mind. My … Continue reading

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