Tag: Global Corruption Barometer
Nobel Laureates’ War of Words, Pres Sirleaf Hits Back at Leymah Gbowee, Says Co-Nobel Laureate ‘Too Young’
“My fellow Nobel laureate is too young to know what we’ve gone through to achieve peace and security in my country, to reach the level of democracy that we all are experiencing today,” Johnson-Sirleaf, 74, said in London.
Johnson-Sirleaf, who became Africa’s first female president in 2005, has been rebuilding a country devastated by civil wars from 1989 to 2003 that killed an estimated 250,000 people. Gbowee, a s
ocial worker, featured in “Pray the Devil Back to Hell,” a documentary about the Liberian women who took on warlords and the regime of Charles Taylor during the civil war.”
“A German based organization which focuses on tracking counries involve in corruption has published its global corruption report for 2010 and grades Liberia s the world’s most corrupt country accounting 89% followed by Uganda and Cambodia with 86% and 84% respectively”.