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Liberia

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

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


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Five years

Liberia's newly-elected President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (AC Vol 46 No 23) must decide whether to recommend that Taylor face trial at the Special Court in Freetown...


Madam President

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf 67 a former director of the United Nations Development Programme and Vice-President of Citicorp beat her rival ex-soccer star George Manneh Weah with a 20 per cent margin of more than 150 000 votes in the election on 8 November...


Penalty shoot out

In the second round of the presidential election due on 8 November Liberians must choose between ex-AC Milan striker George Manneh Opong Weah and former United Nations Development Programme official and banker Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf...


The soccer vote

His camp-followers may not worry the youngsters from the slums but they bother the tiny middle class who much prefer the other leading candidate 66-year old Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf a former senior official of the UN Development Programme and Vice-President of Citicorp and Equator Banks...


Stuck in the Mittal

The idea seems to be to complete the deal before the election at which the presidential frontrunners George Weah and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf are running on anti-corruption platforms...


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Reining in the military

Of the five frontrunners - footballer George Weah Charles Brumskine Winston Tubman Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Varney Sherman - only Sherman has had significant links with Taylor in the past...


Silencing the guns

Credible mainstream politicians such as Charles Brumskine and Ellen Johnson Sirleaf accept that the UN presence will have to continue for perhaps a year beyond the elections scheduled for October 2005...


Winkling out Taylor

Despite his repeated promises to go he didn't appear to be packing his bags though Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf his likely successor was confident after talks in Washington that the necessary pressure would be brought to bear...


Meltdown in Monrovia

Hence the growing interest in Washington in a role for Taylor's long-time political rival Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Liberia's iron lady...


Weird scenes inside the gold-mine

Other civilian figures who could potentially play a role include Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf who came second to Taylor in the 1997 elections and Amos Sawyer head of the 1990-94 interim government whose influence did not extend far outside Monrovia...


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