Poster by DMACC graphic design student Brent Van Erdewyk.
The Republic of Liberia is the oldest Republican African nation. Monrovia is the capital.
Population: 4,730,437 (2017)
Liberia Elects Africa's First Female President
In a Nov. 2005 presidential runoff election, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, a Harvard-educated economist who had worked at the World Bank, defeated George Weah, a former world-class soccer star. In Jan. 2006 she became Africa's first female president.