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Liberia

George Tawlon Oppong Ousman Weah

Date of Birth: 1 October 1956
Place of Birth: Monrovia


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George Weah at bay

Liberians angered by the steep fall of the Liberian dollar against the US dollar are venting their frustration on President George Weah and his government which stands accused of corruption and cronyism...


Iron back on track

Liberian President George Weah's office posted 15 minutes of live coverage of Forrest's arrival in July...


Weah on borrowed time

A much-anticipated 'Save the State' protest which is scheduled for 7 June seems to be gaining momentum as citizens challenge President George Weah and his government on critical national issues...


Weah awash in scandal

George Weah rode a wave of goodwill at home and abroad into the Liberian presidency as yet another peaceful African political transition was celebrated...

Justice delayed but maybe not denied The influence of political allies of the imprisoned war criminal Charles Taylor on the government of President George Weah continues to grow...


The heist that never was

President George Weah's carefully choreographed image as a champion of the slum poor which got him elected with an overwhelming majority in December 2017 is unlikely to survive a slew of allegations some of them self-inflicted...


Monrovia questions UN record

Washington takes issue with weah allies A surge in interest to hold to account those responsible for civil war-related atrocities in Liberia has placed President George Weah at odds with the United States and cast an uncomfortable light on the UN's record in the country...


Weah scores away

Liberian President George Weah was one of only four African heads of state to attend the European Commission's showcase for its overseas development aid programme 'European Development Days' (EDDs) in Brussels last week and the only one to emerge with pledges of cash...


Where's the delivery man?

Three months into his presidency George Weah is still riding high among core supporters but already struggling with tough choices to deliver on his promises of new jobs and housing...


Weah's known unknowns

George Oppong Manneh Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) won such a resounding victory in Liberia's delayed run-off elections on 26 December that his opponent Joseph Nyumah Boakai overruled the hardliners in his party still trying to get the vote overturned and conceded defeat in the most graceful and inspiring speech of a long and tempestuous campaign...


Fraud claims fail to convince

The four parties have astonished President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's influential friends overseas by accusing her of trying to fix the election in favour of the Coalition for Democratic Change candidate George Weah and seeking to force a re-run...


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