• Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Picture: AFP

    Johnson-Sirleaf suspends son

    Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has suspended her son and 45 other officials for failing to declare their assets.

  • Husbands often pose a greater threat to women’s lives than an armed assailant.

    'Husbands are a threat'

    Post-conflict Côte d'Ivoire, Liberia and Sierra Leone women seem to suffer cruelty with “shocking frequency”.