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Vol 47 No 2

Published 20th January 2006


Liberia

Hope at last

The new government blends technocrats, dodgy names and good intentions

The great and the good lined up under the bullet-speckled walls of the National Assembly to welcome new President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf on 16 January (AC Vols 46 No 25 & 47 No 1). The high-level United States' delegation included Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and First Lady Laura Bush. Presidents Thabo Mbeki of South Africa and Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria came, as did China's Foreign Minister Li Zhaoxing and United Nations Deputy Secretary General Louise Fréchette.

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