“Progress in Liberian Ebola fight is thanks to Pres. Obama” – Pres. Sirleaf
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Politics and Society “Progress in Liberian Ebola fight is thanks to Pres. Obama” – Pres. Sirleaf

The Ebola virus disease has not yet been kicked from Liberia, but at 10 infections per day, it is stabilising, and according to the president of the West African country, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, this good news is down to the leadership of US President Obama’s administration, and the support by the US Congress

Slavery in Africa is still alive
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Politics and Society Slavery in Africa is still alive

You would think that a continent which was on the receiving end of the terrible trans-Atlantic slave trade of the 16th to 19th centuries would have learnt its lessons. Not so for Africa, where Maafa (Swahili for “great disaster”), as the slave trade used to be called by some African scholars, is still alive albeit in a slightly different shape