Close

Donate today to keep Global Voices strong!

Our global community of volunteers work hard every day to bring you the world's underreported stories -- but we can't do it without your help. Support our editors, technology, and advocacy campaigns with a donation to Global Voices!

Donate now

Stories about Ceasefire Liberia

Rising Voices: 2010 In Review

2010 was an eventful year for Rising Voices and its community. The community bade farewell to the outgoing Director of Outreach, David Sasaki and welcomed the new Director Eduardo Ávila....

Ceasefire Liberia: Thoughts On The 163rd Independence Day Of Liberia

Africa's oldest republic Liberia celebrated its 163rd Independence anniversary last month (July 26, 2010) and it is disheartening to see that after all these years Liberia is still is a...

Ceasefire Liberia: New Milestones

Ceasefire Liberia project turned one year old recently and had reached new milestones. "We have formed partnerships with other fantastic organizations, we’ve been profiled a number of times in the...

Rising Voices At The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 In Santiago, Chile (Part 2)

Several members of the different Rising Voices Projects were present at The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 in Santiago, Chile. In this post we will highlight some of their...

Rising Voices At The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 In Santiago, Chile (Part 1)

The Global Voices Citizen Media Summit 2010 took place earlier this month at Santiago Public Library in the capital of Chile. Over 200 people from 60 countries attended the summit,...

Ceasefire Liberia: Getting Up Close And Personal With The Bloggers

Thanks to some recent interviews we can learn more about some of the bloggers of Ceasefire Liberia, a grantee of Rising Voices, and their works. According to journalist cum blogger...

Featured Blogger: Nat Nyuan-Bayjay

"Nat's work changes lives in Liberia and beyond and is a constant reminder to me of why citizen media is important," is how Ruthie Ackerman, the founder of Ceasefire Liberia...

Ceasefire Liberia: Reporting The Lofa Crisis

Liberia has recently seen some more violence as one young girl was killed and 4 more were killed in retaliation in the Lofa county situated in North of Liberia. Violence...

Ceasefire Liberia: Liberian Citizen Journalists Counter Inaccurate Media Reporting

Vice magazine has sent a letter of apology to the Liberian Government for the forced exoticism and inaccuracies of a recent series of web documentaries published in their site. This...

Featured Blogger: Saki Golafale

“Liberia is good at history making,” says Saki Golafale, one of the members of Ceasefire Liberia, citing the fact that his country was one of the first independent nations in...

Ceasefire Liberia: Constructive Stories About Liberia

Rcently Vice Magazine tried to focus Liberia with its sensational documentaries on the country containing exoticism and shocking elements. Whereas the bloggers at Rising Voices grantee Ceasefire Liberia are publishing...

Hip-Hop as Cosmpolitan Citizen Media

Seeking greater social inclusion through new communication technologies is a strategy with a long and accomplished history that has persisted through waves of new inventions including the telegraph, radio, television,...

Ceasefire Liberia: Providing a Platform For Liberians

Ceasefire Liberia is an unique project which aims to connect the Liberia based Liberian community with the rest of the Diaspora in order to create a dialogue between them. The...