My Penpal: The Warlord’s Wife

By Avery Haines

Jewel Taylor, subject of Avery Haines’ documentary ‘My Penpal: The Warlord’s Wife’

Avery Haines sparked an unlikely friendship with one of the most powerful women in Africa, and travelled to Liberia, West Africa to meet her.

Be sure to check out the other documentary Avery made while in Liberia, the race to save the abandoned chimps of ‘Monkey Island’. These primates survived decades of invasive experiments, two civil wars and most recently ebola. The latest threat? Starvation. – Source: City News Online

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.