Liberia

Politics & Government
9:00 am
Mon January 31, 2011

NCCU Prof Runs for Liberian Presidency

James Guseh with NCCU students Desiree Lewis, Timeika White and Kaia Clarke
Credit Leoneda Inge

Presidential politics in Africa and in the African Diaspora has flooded the news in the New Year. There is the stand-off in the Ivory Coast where nations around the world continue to beg a losing presidential candidate to cede power to the winner. And just recently – a former dictator of Haiti returned home – raising questions of his intentions as the country tries to rebuild. A professor at North Carolina Central University says he can’t change the world – but he can help change his home country of Liberia.  So he’s running for president.  

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