Liberia Year 2017-2018

Liberia Poster - International Year 2017-18 Des Moines Area Community College

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.