Formerly known in Europe as the "Grain Coast," the Republic of Liberia
officially declared its independence on July 26, 1847.
This group of 86 immigrants formed the nucleus of the settler population of what became known as the Republic of Liberia
(Wikipedia, retrieved, June 5, 2010).
In January 2006, after 14 years of brutal civil conflict, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's "Iron Lady," was sworn in as president of the Republic of Liberia
. In this memoir, Sirleaf shares the story of her rise to power, from her early childhood to her studies in the US, her work as an international bank executive, her imprisonment and exile, and her fight for democracy and social justice.
In 2006, following decades of civil war, the Republic of Liberia
elected Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf as president, making this 60-something grand- mother the first woman to lead an African country.
"I, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, do hereby swear that I will support, uphold, protect and defend the constitution and laws of the Republic of Liberia
," she said, standing in front of a one-starred Liberian flag with her left hand on a Bible.
Placing his left hand on the Bible and raising his right, Blah pledged to 'faithfully, conscientiously and impartially discharge the duties and functions of the Republic of Liberia
Gruesser follows with a chapter on Tolson's long poem Libretto for the Republic of Liberia
(1953), which he considers a further giant step away from Ethiopianism.
In 1947 he was named Poet Laureate of Liberia and responded with Libretto for the Republic of Liberia
(1953), for which <IR> ALLEN TATE </IR> wrote the preface.
The NEC would not hesitate but to apply the law in accordance with Article 80 (a) and (b) of the 1986 Constitution of the Republic of Liberia
in the event of electoral violence, the release says.
Abdullah bin Omar Bavel, received here today the Ambassador of the Republic of Liberia
to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Dr.