Winning this award was certainly a capstone to Ellen Sirleaf’s career as a fearless Liberian leader. She may not have been perfect, but she made significant strides in helping Liberia rise from the ashes.
What does this moment tell us: the Nobel Peace Prize is a gimmick; women leaders are merely politicians; and, the international community can be inept in stopping genocide.
Liberia is hoping for a peaceful democratic transition after a decade of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s leadership which saw her become Africa’s first female President. This is a historical moment for Liberia.
The national chair of the Peace Hut Women of Liberia, Annie Nushaan, has reminded women about their role to maintain the country’s peace after the October presidential and legislative elections.
If you are like us, you probably read the news, a lot. And lately, you know that Liberia has dominated the news with reports on its battle against Ebola. But do you know these 25 little nuggets of truth about the country?