Category Archives: Liberia

Liberia 2008 Shape Files

I’ve had a few people ask for this data since the 2014 Ebola outbreak started, so I thought I’d make it public. This file includes the county boundaries, political district boundaries (not electoral districts), roads, and populated places. This data … Continue reading

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Liberia – May 2012 update

I was back in Liberia in May of this year for a short visit. Below are my thoughts and observations ACE Cable What trip to Liberia would be complete with out talking about the ACE Cable. Since my last trip … Continue reading

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iLab in Balancing Act

iLab was featured in this weeks issue of Balancing Act as its top story. Check it out: http://www.balancingact-africa.com/news/en/issue-no-584/top-story/despite-high-costs-i/en Balancing Act interviewed me last week asking about the work we do at iLab. It’s pretty exciting to be featured in publications … Continue reading

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Lonestar Vs. Cellcom – Getting connected

I was in Liberia the first couple of weeks of October of this year, and while I was there I visited Lonestar and Cellcom to get a sense of their internet offers, both mobile and fixed wireless. I wanted to … Continue reading

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2011 Liberian Elections Data

I had the privilege of working with the Ushahidi Liberia team as they helped elections related organizations map and organize their data. As a result of all of this I was able to collect a fair number of elections related data sets. I decided … Continue reading

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Liberian 2011 Elections

October 11th, 2011, the day of general elections in Liberia, is drawing to a close here in Monrovia and there really isn’t too much to say. The day has passed by peaceably without any major disturbances. There were long lines at most … Continue reading

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30th Birthday

It was my 30th Birthday on Friday, my fourth birthday in Liberia. It was also the day the Congress for Democratic Change(CDC) had their march on Monrovia. I wish they had called me first, it made it hard for people … Continue reading

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Liberian Election Stuff

So it’s late, and thus, this will be short, but I want to share some scans and pictures I have of Liberian election stuff I have. First a couple list of contact info. This is a list of the political … Continue reading

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Liberia day 2 – Passes

Second day in Liberia, today we received our official election observer passes. Check’em out. Pretty cool. They came with that nifty binder, a hat (pictured), a t-shirt (not pictured) and a copy of the constitution. I bet American election observers don’t get … Continue reading

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Liberian Campaign Signs

Here’s a sampling of Liberian campaign signs that I saw on my drive home today. I’m back in Liberia for two weeks to help out the Ushahidi Liberia team as they help other monitor and track the electoral process here. Some of … Continue reading

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