U.S. President Barack Obama lauded Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s commitment to democracy, saying it was a legacy that Guinea, Ivory Coast, Niger and other African nations should espouse. Obama pledged support to help Liberia move forward with democratic development, Angop reports. Meanwhile, the third round of a United Nations-backed synchronized regional immunization campaign against polio has kicked off in Liberia May 28. The five-day campaign aims to reach 53 million children across West Africa.

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      As a former staff writer, Rizza focused mainly on business coverage, including key donors such as the Asian Development Bank and AusAID.