Last week I was privy to an argument among some friends regarding two news stories, firstly, Kayode Fayemi had abolished tuition fees in Ekiti, then, George Weah had declared tuition-free university education in Liberia.
Liberia's Weah announces free tuition for undergraduates
Liberian President George Weah, who overcame childhood poverty to become one of the world's top footballers, has abolished tuition fees for undergraduate students in the poor West African country's state universities.
Twitter Reacts to George Weah's 79-Minute Show Against Super Eagles
51-year-old George Weah, president of Liberia took up the number 14 jersey against the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a friendly to mark the retirement of the jersey. He was joined by 48-year-old Liberia's Coach and retired player James Debbah. Weah, a Ballon d'Or winner started, lasted 79 minutes on the pitch but not without…
Liberians divided over Weah honouring former coaches
Liberian football star-turned-president George Weah has won world headlines by conferring his country's top honour on his former boss Arsene Wenger -- but back home, not everyone is happy.
Sports, politics, Professor Wole Soyinka, George Weah and Ogun State
The title of this piece is not designed to mislead or confuse. It is the best way I am able to capture in a few words the many different thoughts and persons connected to one another in my mind.
UN peacekeeping mission in Liberia completes mandate
A pivotal moment in the history of Liberia came recently when the United Nations mission successfully completed its mandate of supporting the West African nation in the transition to peace and democracy after about 15 years.
Weah tells Nigeria to prepare well for World Cup
Liberia's President George Weah on Monday urged Nigeria to get their preparation right for the World Cup and avoid wranglings over cash that have plagued previous appearances.
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.