Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia’s Weah seeks to reassure ahead of inauguration

| <b>Published —</b> Saturday 20 January 2018<p>Liberia newly elected president and former football star George Weah (C) reacts with teammates prior to taking …

George Weah

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: The legacy of Africa's first elected female president

<b>Ellen Johnson Sirleaf made history as Africa's first elected female president, but also faced accusations of corruption and nepotism. How will she be remembered?</b><p>Ms Sirleaf's story is pitted with remarkable feats of defiance and courage, entangled with accusations of corruption and nepotism.<p>Just …

George Weah

Liberia's outgoing president calls for national unity in farewell speech

Liberia's outgoing president calls for national unity in farewell speech<p>File photo shows Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf addressing the …

News (China)

France 24 meets George Weah ahead of inauguration

From sports stardom to the post of president. A France 24 exclusive, our team speaks to George Weah in Monrovia ahead of his historic inauguration. An ambulance service in Somalia is offering free first aid classes in a bid to bolster rescue missions. And, on a more colourful note, from strutting …

George Weah

Liberia:'Thugs' Besiege Headquarters of Outgoing Ruling Party

The headquarters of the outgoing ruling Unity Party was on Thursday afternoon a tension packed scene when some individuals described as thugs …

World Politics

What Liberian President-elect George Weah must do

Liberia's George Weah must commit to put people before profit.<p>When footballer-turned-politician George Weah is inaugurated on January 22 as Liberia's 25th president, he will face the challenging task of reviving a resilient yet deeply divided, poorly managed, post-war country.<p>Weah was the …

George Weah

Liberia: Ellen Rallies Support for Weah

President-elect George Weah and outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf<p>With less than four days to the historic democratic transition in Liberia, …

George Weah

Liberia:Pres. Sirleaf Meets Wives of Aggrieved Soldiers

[New Republic] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has met wives of aggrieved soldiers of the Armed Forces of Liberia (AFL) in an effort to resolve …

Africa

Liberia:Defense Minister Admits to 'Wastefully' Spending AFL Soldiers Pension Benefits

MonroviaThe Minister of National Defense, Brownie J. Samukai has admitted to wastefully spending of "welfare and supplementary pension benefit" …

Jewel Howard Taylor: From first lady to vice president of Liberia

Liberia will have a new government on 22 January as President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf hands over to George Weah. But this doesn’t put an end to seeing …

Africa

Liberia:Has Expulsion Tinted Iron Lady's Legacy?

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Whatever way the script is written, Liberia's outgoing President's 'expulsion' from the Unity Party puts a dent on her …

Joseph Boakai

Liberia's Anti-Corruption Commission Wants Weah to Declare Assets

Liberia's Anti-Corruption Commission Wants Weah to Declare AssetsPresident-elect George Weah had pledged during the campaign to fight corruption when …

Liberia: President Sirleaf Delivers Final Farewell Message to the Nation, Thanks God for the Drive to Exhaust All Possibilities

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf<p>President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has delivered her farewell message to the nation. She recounted: "12 years …

Africa

Liberia:Anti-Corruption Commission Wants Weah Declare Assets

(Photo: George Weah)President-elect George Manneh Weah and the majority of the Legislature have yet to declare their assets as required under the …

Government

Liberia: New Speaker's Alliance With Incoming President Should Not Make Third Branch of Govt Rubber Stamp Legislature

editorial<p>LIBERIA'S NEW HOUSE SPEAKER made a stunning revelation on Monday, January 15, 2018 following his election on white ballot at the Capitol. …

Government

Liberia: Adesina - 'AfDB Remain Supportive of Liberia's Development Under Weah'

African Development Bank President Akinwumi Adesina<p>Dr. Akinwumi A. Adesina, President of the African Development Bank (AfDB) has assured Liberians …

Africa

American Sh*thole

U.S. President Donald Trump’s reported comments maligning the people of African nations were a foreseeable outburst from a man addicted to the cable …

Africa

Johnson Sirleaf, Ellen (1938- ) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed

Image Ownership: Public Domain<p>When Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was inaugurated the 24th president of the Republic of Liberia on January 16, 2006, she …

Black History

Liberia: Welcome Mr. & Mrs. 54th, Please Be 'Honorable'

Members of the Liberian legislature<p>editorial<p>MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018 Maryland County District #2 Representative Bhofal Chambers was elected as the …

Government

Liberia: Bhofal Chambers Elected House Speaker

Dr. Bhofal Chambers, Maryland County District #2 Representative, was elected Speaker of the House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature …

Government

African Press Review 15 January 2018

The inauguration of Liberian President-elect George Weah at risk. Is the Zimbabwean Army meddling in politics? And, Muhammadu Buhari, a changed man …

Africa

Liberia: Inauguration Threatened

Aggrieved wives of Liberian soldiers protesting<p>Wives of officers of the Armed Forces of Liberia have vowed to repeat their strike action again until …

George Weah

Liberia:House in 'White Ballot' Election for Speaker Post

[Observer] Deputy Speaker Hans M. Barchue, one of the two major contenders in the election of the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the 54th …

Government

Liberia:UP Expels Pres. Sirleaf

(Photo: Tami Hultman / AllAfrica)The UP is revoking the membership of its Standard Bearer Emeritus, President Sirleaf, on claims that she supported …

George Weah

Liberia: USAID, LEC Sign MOU

supply is expected to be provided to the people of Suakoko District in Bong County.<p>The restoration of electricity followed a memorandum of …

Disease

Liberia ruling party expels President Johnson Sirleaf

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia’s ruling Unity Party has expelled the country’s outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, whom they accuse of meddling in last year’s presidential elections in which its candidate suffered a bruising defeat.<p>Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. REUTERS/Thierry …

Liberia

Liberia ruling party expels president for not supporting VP

Author: ASSOCIATED PRESSSun, 2018-01-14 03:00ID: 1515924491942656200MONROVIA: Liberia’s outgoing governing party says it has voted to expel President …

Joseph Boakai

Liberia's Outgoing Ruling Party Expels President Sirleaf

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf<p>President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been ousted from the party that brought and sustained her in power for the past 12 …

Government

Liberia President’s Ouster by Party May Raise Questions Over Her Legacy

MONROVIA, Liberia — Just days before the end of her 12-year tenure as Liberia’s head of state, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been expelled by senior members of her political party, who accused her of supporting the opposition candidate and now president-elect, George Weah, in his recent …

World News

Liberia:Ellen Dealt Big Blow

[New Republic] What appears as a big blow has been dealt President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's push for the passage of several bills before leaving …

Government