George Weah

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 …

Africa

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, …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

With forgiveness, a need for economic justice

In Liberia and Colombia, civil conflict has been halted by programs that aid former rebels. South Africa has avoided civil war but it also needs to …

South Africa

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

Who is George Weah, Liberia's new president?

Ex-footballer George Weah has been elected to the highest office in Liberia.<p>Known as "King George" to his supporters, how did he go from footballing glory to president?<p><i>Video producer: Elaine Okyere</i>

Football: Drogba looks to future as stellar career winds down

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast: At the age of 39, Didier Drogba is in the twilight years of a glittering football career that has spanned two decades and six …

Soccer

How to stop countries sliding back into civil war

AS A child soldier in Sierra Leone in the 1990s, Eric Wolo smoked a brown powder that made him dizzy during the day, and took cocaine that kept him …

Africa

WATCH: New water target is 50 litres per person, per day - De Lille

18 January, 12:14 PM<p>During an update on the ongoing water crisis in the Western Cape, Mayco member Xanthea Limberg has said the Cape Town CBD would …

News (South Africa)

Liberia:Liberia Electricity Corporation Turns Over Management to Foreign Company

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -A FrontPageAfrica investigation has uncovered that the incoming CDC-led government headed by George Manneh Weah is on the …

Liberia:Police Roll Out Inauguration Security Plan

The Liberia National Police has officially rolled out plans for security guidance ahead of the January 22, 2018 inauguration program expected to be …

Nigeria:Buhari, Other African Leaders to Grace Weah's Inauguration

(Photo: Premium Times)President Muhammadu Buhari is among African leaders that have indicated interest to attend the inauguration of Liberia's …

Muhammadu Buhari

Liberia:CDC On Fast-Track Corruption Court

[New Republic] The in-coming government of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) has taken position on the fight against corruption, a menace …

Corruption

Liberia:Gray Gets More Backing

[New Republic] Momentum is growing within the ranks and file of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) over the choice of Representative Acarous …

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 …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia:"I'll Not Fail You"

(Photo: FrontPage Africa)The President-elect George Weah has assured Liberians that he will not fail the country.Speaking in Monrovia Thursday at …

Government

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:Weah's Election Brings Hope

[NEWS] ... Richmond Anderson

Liberia:New Speaker Promises to 'Rebrand' Legislature

(Photo: Liberian Observer)MonroviaThe 54th Liberian legislature seems set to 'rebrand' itself after electing a controversial and tough-talking …

Government

Cyrille Regis: a pioneer on the pitch and the leader of a generation

As a player, Cyrille Regis used his strength and control to burst through the defences. As a man, he endured unspeakable abuse in order to ease the way for others<p>The sun was shining on the Baseball Ground, which didn’t seem to happen very often at a ground traditionally reduced by early winter …

Otis Redding

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 …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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 …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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

"I want to become the best African player in the world" Naby Keita reveals how his move to Liverpool will change him for the better

Liverpool fans are still mourning the loss of £142million Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona.<p>But in the football-mad town of Koleya near the port city of …

English Premier League

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

Raptors GM Masai Ujiri fumes at Trump ‘s---hole’ slur: ‘We’re proud of where we’re from’

Masai Ujiri didn’t know what to say. He just didn’t. He kept quiet back in December when the New York Times reported that Donald Trump, the American …

Donald Trump

Liberia:Inauguration May Turn Sour

(Photo: The Analyst)Liberia's historic inauguration ceremony for new government could turn sour if threats coming from the Soldiers of the Armed …

PAVE

Liberia:Jewel Suffered Intimidation As Wife to Charles Taylor - Ghana's Prelate

(Photo: facebook.com/jewel.howardtaylor)MonroviaNicholas Duncan Williams, Archbishop of the Christian Action Faith Ministries (CAFM) in Accra, Ghana …

Sierra Leone