Liberia’s presidential candidate visiting SA

Liberia's presidential candidate visiting SA

Liberia's presidential candidate visiting SA


From business to politics. Alexander Cummings, the former Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer of Coca-Cola has now joined the race for Liberia’s presidential elections. He is quoted as having said his mission is to create a society consisting of an active citizenry, and will make policy decisions based on the will of the majority.
Alexander Cummings is in the country joining us in studio.

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  1. The Republic of Liberia began as a settlement of the American Colonization Society (ACS), who believed blacks would face better chances for freedom in Africa than in the United States.[8] The country declared its independence on July 26, 1847. The U.S. did not recognize Liberia’s independence until during the American Civil War on February 5, 1862. Between January 7, 1822 and the American Civil War, more than 15,000 freed and free-born black Americans, who faced legislated limits in the U.S., and 3,198 Afro-Caribbeans, relocated to the settlement.[9] The black American settlers carried their culture with them to Liberia. The Liberian constitution and flag were modeled after those of the U.S. On January 3, 1848, Joseph Jenkins Roberts, a wealthy, free-born black American from Virginia who settled in Liberia, was elected as Liberia’s first president after the people proclaimed independence.

  2. That was an impressive interview. You are one of the best. Hope our people listen to individuals like you. Thank you very much and good luck!

  3. Liberia was wealthy nation before our civil war of the richest. one of the richest country in Africa in the 60s 70s and 80s

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