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Liberia

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

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


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Bush, the farewell tour

Liberia: The once and future neocolony Liberia was founded by American philanthropists and Harvard-educated President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is one of George Bush's best African friends...


Presidents, gems and trade

Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf publicly invited the US military to set up in Monrovia...


From war to peace

Both governments have in place impressive teams of technical specialists under Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Sierra Leone’s newly-elected Ernest Bai Koroma with plans for regional development cooperation...


With a little help from his friends

In Liberia President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf pushed through mains electricity for Monrovia to convince people that her government intended real change...


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...


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