Liberia's Weah pledges to alter 'racist' constitution
Liberian President George Weah said Monday he would seek to remove a "racist" clause in the country's constitution that restricts citizenship to black people, and pledged to take a pay cut in a dire economy.
Some lesson notes from Weah’s Liberia
I went. I saw. And I wept for Liberia. I also wept for the new President, George Weah who is making the young and the old to see hope again.
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…
Obasanjo, Saraki, Okorocha arrive Monrovia for Weah’s inauguration
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and the President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, arrived Monrovia on Monday morning for the swearing in of Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah.
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.
Why do politicians keep visiting men of God?
The photograph was controversial: the president of the most populated country in Africa kneeling publicly before the leader of one of the largest churches on the continent.
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.…