Trump gives many Liberians a year to quit US
US President Donald Trump decided Tuesday to end the protected status of thousands of Liberian migrants to the United States and gave them a year to leave the country.
Weah seeks Nigeria’s help to jump-start Liberia’s economy
President George Oppong Weah of Liberia has appealed to Nigeria for assistance to jump-start his country’s diminishing economic fortunes. Weah made the appeal yesterday during a state visit to Nigeria where he met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. “Our people have voted for change, and for hope. And change is finally…
Sirleaf wins prestigious Ibrahim Prize for African leadership
Former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Monday won the rarely-awarded Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership -- the world's biggest individual prize.
Liberia's Weah replaces controversial justice minister
Liberia's new president George Weah has bowed to intense pressure and replaced his choice for justice minister after local media reported lawyer Charles Gibson was stripped of his licence for embezzling a client.
Liberia's Weah makes first cabinet appointments
New Liberian President George Weah has appointed the first members of his cabinet, all of them men, largely naming party allies but picking a foreign minister close to former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
My success is your success, ex-footballer Weah tells Liberians
“I came from a slum. I had no money. I succeeded. I worked hard. That is what I am calling on Liberians to do now. They have to work with me and take the chances that I am offering them.” Those were the words of former World Footballer of the Year award winner, George Manneh…
Liberia’s new president, Weah wants to score quick goals as parliament begins ministerial screening today
George Manneh Weah who was sworn in yesterday as president in a grand ceremony in Monrovia seems to be in a haste to score more political goals in his very poor nation as the Senate will begin conformation of his ministerial nominees today. This sense of urgency was announced at a reception organised by a…
George Weah sworn in as Liberian president
To the cheers of a crowd fired by his promise to bring them jobs and prosperity, former football star George Weah was sworn in as president of Liberia on Monday, completing the country's first transition between democratically-elected leaders since 1944.
George Weah to be sworn in with Liberian hopes sky-high
Former international footballer George Weah will be sworn in as Liberia's new president on Monday, a landmark moment that marks the troubled country's first peaceful democratic transition since 1944.
The remarkable feat of George Weah
Remarkable. That about sums up the incredible feat of the newly elected Liberian president, George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah. Bedecked, not burdened, with six names, he is sure to stand out among African and world leaders. Let me begin this by offering you the obvious information about him. Weah is a former professional footballer.…