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Liberia

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

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


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How the Ghana talks stalled

Veteran politician Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf Senator Charles Brumskine and Togba-Nah Tipoteh have emerged as leading spokespeople for the eight opposition parties...


Paranoid or what?

Former President Amos Sawyer and the American favourite Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf runner-up in the 1997 election also asked the French ambassador to Ouagadougou Maurice Portiche for support...


Rebels without a plan

As the veteran opposition leader Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf the main opposition candidate in the 1977 presidential election returned to Monrovia on 29 April Taylor banned all public meetings even funerals and party political activities...


New rebels, new danger

A favourite replacement is Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf a former UN Development Programme Africa Director once favoured by the United States who was runner-up in the July 1997 election...


Walk out

Masire had assembled an impressive team of commissioners to lead the negotiations in Addis: Senegal's Moustapha Niasse (constitutional reform); Mauritania's Ahmed Ould Abdallah (elections); Liberia's Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Gambia's Bakary Dabo (development); Nigeria's General Abdulsalami Abubakar and Babagana Kingibe (military reform); Benin's Albert Téoédjrè (reconciliation)...


Fuelling conflict

Last week Taylor announced an amnesty for exiled opposition politicians and his presidential rival Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is returning to Monrovia to challenge him in the 2003 elections...


Cross-border crisis

The most credible opposition party is Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's United Party whose supporters are hounded and whose candidate in the Buchanan senatorial by-election last November was rigged out of the contest...


Taylorland under siege

One witness attempted to implicate Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of the United People’s Party Taylor’s main electoral opponent in 1997 and former Director of the United Nations Development Programme’s Africa Division; however when Johnson-Sirleaf protested the accusation was withdrawn...


Threatening 'good order'

Ellen Sirleaf-Johnson runner-up to Taylor in the presidential race has toured the country and fulfilled some election pledges by handing out funds and equipment to schools and rehabilitation centres...


Taylor's stitches

On 19 July the day after voting 'armed robbers' killed Christine Davis a leading election worker for presidential runner-up Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf...


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