Winning this award was certainly a capstone to Ellen Sirleafâ€™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 Sirleafâ€™s leadership which saw her become Africaâ€™s first female President. Â 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 countryâ€™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?