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Liberia

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

Date of Birth: 29 October 1938
Place of Birth: Monrovia


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Rumours and plots

Murky reports of coup plots and corruption are tarnishing President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf’s government...


Post-war hopes hit trouble

Each of the three follows a different strategy: Côte d'Ivoire's peace is based on a regionally negotiated but still shaky power-sharing agreement; Liberia's stability and international profile has been helped hugely by the election of Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf as President; Sierra Leone is preparing for national elections in August which will test some of the more obvious political and economic weaknesses of its recovery programme...


Analysis

Although Liberia accepted the Governance and Economic Management Assistance Program of intrusive international oversight President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's government complains of international distrust of her government's ability to administer funds...


Referee in a tug-of-war

Monrovia's political tug-of-war is getting tougher and President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is in the middle as reluctant arbiter and sole referee...


The neighbours are unstable

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is now warning ex-fighters not to enter Guinea for fear that the unrest there might spill over the border which runs 563 kilometres through wild country...


Snowe white-out

Edwin Melvin Snowe's battle to keep his position as Speaker of the House of Representatives is becoming an embarrassing cause célèbre as he claims the plot against him was orchestrated from President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's office...


Annivesaries and elections

Guests at the celebrations will include South Africa’s President Thabo Mbeki Nigeria’s President Obasanjo President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia and former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan as well as sundry black artists musicians politicians and athletes from North America and Europe...


Economy up, politics down

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's economic record is widely praised as she gets ready for her first anniversary on 16 January (AC Vol 47 No 2)...


Testing Mittal's steel

On taking power in January President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf decided to re-evaluate all NTGL contracts focusing on the giants Mittal and Firestone...


Diamonds, gold and guns

When after ten hours of talks in Abuja ECOWAS gave the green light to another year in office for Gbagbo the decision was intended to be kept secret but was revealed by the press officer to Liberian President Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson...


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