Liberia is slowly pulling itself back on its feet and rebuilding. But everywhere you go, fragments of the fighting remain. Under the leadership of President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, electricity and water are being restored, schools are being built and Liberians everywhere are trying to find a way forward, away from the past.
Worldfocus correspondent Lynn Sherr and producer Megan Thompson, just returned from reporting in Liberia, where They encountered daily reminders of the country’s civil war as Liberia emerges from its past.
In this extended interview, Sirleaf discusses the position of women in Liberia, the countrys recovery and relations with the U.S.
We are proud of her, and we pray for her as she continue leading the nation to recovery, and prosperity.