Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Liberia's president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. She was nearly killed in Liberia's civil war. But Johnson Sirleaf survived to become Africa's first elected female president. Now she's working to clean up Liberia's government.
The West African nation of Liberia needs a functioning judicial system badly for many reasons, including for settling land disputes. Some refugees have returned to find other people living on their land. The World's Jason Margolis has more.
The ebola crisis has so overwhelmed some hospitals in Liberia, that patients are being treated in their homes. Markets in border areas are being closed, as well as schools. Liberia's Information Minister Lewis Brown says the country's frightened health care workers need counseling.
A new sewing factory in Monroviais trying to become one of the first start-up factories in the world, and the very first in Africa, to manufacture 'fair trade certified' apparel. The World's Jason Margolis reports.
In some African countries, female circumcision is a widely practiced tradition. But as more attention is shone on the practice, also known as female genital mutilation, it's come with other consequences. An African reporter has gone into hiding after her report on the practice in Liberia was published.