Joseph Boakai

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

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 …

George Weah

Sirleaf Bids Farewell to Liberian Presidency

Sirleaf Bids Farewell to Liberian PresidencyPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on Liberians to support the new government. "Respond to its …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

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: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

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 …

George Weah

Liberia's Outgoing Ruling Party Expels President Sirleaf

Liberia's Outgoing Ruling Party Expels President SirleafOfficials of the Unity Party have accused President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of not supporting …

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

Church leaders say soccer star has work to do as new president of Liberia

YAOUNDÉ, Cameroon – Soccer legend George Weah will be sworn in as president of Liberia on January 22, 2018.Replacing Africa’s first female president …

George Weah

Liberia:'All Is Not Lost,' - VP Boakai Assures Supporters

(Photo: Joseph Boakai)Ambassador Joseph Boakai, the Vice President and political leader of the defeated ruling Unity Party, has told citizens of his …

Liberia: Nuquay Et Al Vs Ellen - Payback Time?

Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay<p>Though the elections are over, the ripple effects it has on the nation are likely to simmer for a while, and maybe spiral out …

Government

Liberia President-Elect Weah to Inherit a 'Broke' Govt

Liberia President-Elect Weah to Inherit a 'Broke' GovtThe signs of a turbulent economy became more glaring when the current president, Ellen Johnson …

George Weah

Liberia: Anatomy of Failed Campaign - Significant Boakai Character Weakness

editorial<p>Just Days Before the Runoff election, after weeks of uncertainty and court battle, George Weah outfoxed Vice President Joseph Boakai by …

Elections

Liberia:Personalities of the Year 2017

[Observer] Daily Observer Personalities of the year 2017 (Clockwise): Cllr. Charles W. Brumskine; Charlesetta N. Williams; Oscar Bloh and the ECC; …

George Weah

George Weah invites Arsene Wenger to inauguration as president of Liberia

<b>Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told the BBC that he has been invited by the new Liberia president George Weah to his inauguration later this month.</b><p>Wenger was Weah's manager at French side Monaco between 1988 and 1992 but he is not sure he will able to attend.<p>"I have been invited by George to …

George Weah

Liberia:Hoping Times - Weah Under Pressure to Deliver

[New Democrat] Now that George Weah has emphatically won Liberia's presidency, an even more daunting task awaits: delivering tangible benefits to …

Africa

Liberia: Jewel Howard Taylor's Supporters Boo 'Unity Party' Gbarnga Mayor

Gbarnga — Liberia's first female vice President-elect Jewel Howard Taylor on Sunday thanked the people of Bong County for delivering victory for the …

Elections

Liberia: Tussle Over Jobs Threatens Weah's 'Inclusive Govt'

Impeccable sources within the camp of the victorious Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) indicate that President-elect George Weah has come under …

George Weah

China-backed Kribi port project in Cameroon leaves locals frustrated

Chinese investors want to transform the Cameroonian city of Kribi into to the largest seaport in central Africa. But after initial promises of an …

Africa

US, UK and Norway warn South Sudan to stop violating truce

The three countries have issued the statement amid ongoing violations of the ceasefire from both sides. The civil war in South Sudan has now entered …

Africa

Liberia's Ellen Sirleaf: women's icon with nerves of steel

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, made history in 2005 when she became Africa's first elected female president in Liberia.<p>On January 22, she will also preside over the West African country's first democratic transfer of power since 1944, …

Africa

President-elect Weah says Liberia "open for business", vows to fight corruption

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberian President-elect George Weah on Saturday declared the country open to investment and pledged to tackle entrenched corruption, in his first speech to the nation since decisively winning an election this week.<p>President-elect George Weah of Coalition for Democratic Change …

George Weah

President-elect George Weah: What's next for Liberia?

"During his campaign, Weah promised to "create more jobs, provide free education and free healthcare, but there were limited details on how those are …

Africa

Liberia President-elect to Foreign Investors: ‘We’re Open for Business’

Supporters of former soccer player George Weah, presidential candidate for the Coalition for Democratic Change, celebrate, in Monrovia, Liberia, …

George Weah

President-elect Weah says Liberia 'open for business', vows to fight corruption

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberian President-elect George Weah on Saturday declared the country open to investment and pledged to tackle entrenched corruption, in his first speech to the nation since decisively winning an election this week.<p>Speaking in front of reporters and aides packed into a small …

World News

George Weah: from football icon to Liberia president

<b>Monrovia:</b> George Weah emerged from Liberia's slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and leveraged his status as a revered figure among …

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia president-elect calls for foreign investments

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — George Weah gave his first public address as Liberia's president-elect Saturday, telling potential investors that the nation is "open and ready for business" and calling on Liberians who live abroad to come home.<p>The former international soccer star spoke at Coalition for …

World News

Liberia’s Weah Wins Election; Under Pressure to Deliver

<b>Monrovia:</b> Now that George Weah has emphatically won Liberia’s presidency, an even more daunting task awaits – delivering tangible benefits to …

George Weah

Today's Paper 12/30/2017

Front page December30, 2017<p>We’ll get to happy Himalayan yaks and some Buddhist meditation in a minute, but first this cold-related news.<p>Three …

Giannis Antetokounmpo