Former AC Milan striker George Weah is revered in soccer-obsessed West Africa, but can he convince Liberians he’s smart enough for the top job?
The ghosts of Liberia’s civil war are stalking the country ahead of this week's election — and threatening the complicated legacy of the Nobel Peace Prize-winning president.
From inspiring young women leaders to forging relationships with the hardest hitters on the international stage, how will Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s legacy live on?
Can Liberia’s rock-star president lead her country to another leader?
Instead of fostering independent media, the U.N. monopolized the post-war airwaves and paid reporters for friendly PR.
Everyone knew the country's public school system was a mess — but nobody thought the government would try to fold up shop.
When the outbreak hit West Africa, fevers spiked – and so did rates of teenage pregnancy.
Just weeks after the country was declared Ebola-free, the newest case of the deadly virus revealed worrying shortfalls in its ability to prevent another outbreak.
West Africa’s medical system was brought within an inch of its life by a devastating epidemic. But Havana could help nurse it back to health.
The United States prepared for an Ebola crisis that never came. What it learned in the process was that it's not yet ready to confront a bioterrorist attack.
Hundreds of thousands infected. Tens of billions of dollars lost. Africa’s Ebola outbreak looked apocalyptic, but an unprecedented global response kept the worst from happening.
John Nel was sent to build a lifesaving Ebola clinic in the middle of the Liberian jungle. It opened too late to help fight this outbreak, but could help prevent a new one.