About Cholo Brooks
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.
United States

UNAIDS Names Designer Cole as Goodwill Ambassador

June 8, 2016 0

VOA NEWS} – The head of the United Nations’ AIDS-fighting organization on Tuesday named U.S. fashion designer Kenneth Cole as an international goodwill ambassador, the day before a U.N. General Assembly high-level meeting on AIDS […]

United States

Jersey City Muslims Unite Against Trump

June 7, 2016 0

{VOA NEWS / NEW JERSEY— When Jersey City, New Jersey, residents vote in Tuesday’s presidential primary, they will call to mind seven infamous words uttered by presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump last November: “Thousands and […]

The World

At Least 11 Killed in Istanbul Explosion

June 7, 2016 0

{VOA NEWS} – A car bomb targeting a police bus in Istanbul killed 11 people, including seven officers, and wounded 36 others during the morning rush hour Tuesday. Multiple ambulances were sent to the scene […]


UNHCR: Thousands Flee Boko Haram in Niger

June 7, 2016 0

{VOA NEWS / GENEVA}—In the wake of escalating attacks by Boko Haram militants, tens of thousands of people in southeast Niger have been forced to flee their homes, according to the United Nations refugee agency. […]

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