The Rise of Africa’s first Woman President-Straight Talk Africa

September 07, 2016 02:30 PM

Nobel Prize winner and President of Liberia Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the subject of new book by Riva Levinson titled: "Choosing the Hero, My Improbable Journey and the Rise of Africa's first Woman President". In her book Levinson, an experienced lobbyist, chronicles the behind the scenes aspect of Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's ascent to power and . Eric Chinje, CEO of the Africa Media Initiative joins Shaka and Riva to talk about the first female head of state in Africa.