Get unlimited access to our best features
Subscribe now

Liberia marks its founding and independence amid challenges

Summary by Ground News
Liberia is celebrating two major anniversaries this year. 200 years ago freed slaves from the U.S. arrived here and 25 years later they declared the country to be independent. Many Liberians say the West African country's promise is unfulfilled and too many of its people still live in poverty.
2 months ago·Monrovia, Liberia

News Articles

More Filters
All
Left
Center
Right
The IndependentThe Independent

Liberia marks its founding and independence amid challenges

Liberia is celebrating two major anniversaries this year — 200 years ago freed slaves from the U.S. arrived here and 25 years later they declared the country to be independent

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
Read Full Article
abc Newsabc News

Liberia marks its founding and independence amid challenges

Liberia is celebrating two major anniversaries this year — 200 years ago freed slaves from the U.S. arrived here and 25 years later they declared the country to be independent

2 months ago·United States
Read Full Article
Associated Press NewsAssociated Press News

Liberia marks its founding and independence amid challenges

Liberia is celebrating two major anniversaries this year — 200 years ago freed slaves from the U.S. arrived here and 25 years later they declared the country to be independent.

2 months ago·United States
Read Full Article
The Washington PostThe Washington Post

Liberia marks its founding and independence amid challenges

Liberia is celebrating two major anniversaries this year — 200 years ago freed slaves from the U.S. arrived here and 25 years later they declared the country to be independent

2 months ago·Washington, United States
Read Full Article
MY NorthwestMY Northwest

Liberia marks its founding and independence amid challenges

LOUISIANA, Liberia (AP) — Liberia is celebrating two major anniversaries this year — 200 years ago freed slaves from the U.S. arrived here and 25 years later they declared the country to be independent. Amid the festivities for Independence Day on Tuesday, many Liberians say the West African country’s promise is unfulfilled and too many of its people still live in poverty. “Liberia has gone backward 50 or more years,” says Richard Cooper, a 67-y…

2 months ago·Tacoma, United States
Read Full Article
The Guardian NigeriaThe Guardian Nigeria

Buhari departs Abuja for Liberia’s 175th anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari will, today, leave Nigeria for Liberia to participate in that country’s Special Independence anniversary, as the people commemorate 175 years of self-rule, being the oldest independent post-colonial African state. The post Buhari departs Abuja for Liberia’s 175th anniversary appeared first on The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News.

2 months ago·Nigeria
Read Full Article
Think freely.Subscribe and get full access to Ground NewsSubscriptions start at $9.99/yearSubscribe

Bias Distribution

46% of the sources lean Left, 46% of the sources are Center
The Independent
abc News
Associated Press News
The Washington Post
Star Tribune
Africa News
+1
News 4 JAX
Click on Detroit
Winnipeg Free Press
WKMG
San Diego Union Tribune
The Christian Science Monitor
+1
MY Northwest
L 39%
C 53%
 
See less detail