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Liberia

George Tawlon Oppong Ousman Weah

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


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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf - the sequel

A merger with Johnson Sirleaf's Unity Party would give the new group control of 26 seats making it the biggest grouping ahead of former international footballer George Weah's Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) which has 18 seats...


Rumours and plots

The defendants are from Grand Gedeh County home of Doe and footballer-politician George Oppong Weah who leads the largest party the Congress for Democratic Change...


Hope at last

In a system where money counts more than political affiliation he not presidential runner-up George Weah will head the formal opposition...


In cabinet

Several presidential candidates including George Weah tried to recruit him as running-mate but hitherto he preferred to work in civil society...


Oil and oligarchs

Divisions persist between Americo-Liberians descended from freed slaves and the so-called 'indigenous' Liberians - a divide exploited by failed presidential candidate George Weah...


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

With 95 per cent of the votes counted from the first round on 11 October soccer star George Weah was ahead with 28...

Doe a semiliterate ex-army sergeant spent thousands of scarce dollars on football training; on his 39th birthday just before the poll George Weah visited Doe's grave...


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...


Peace, or else

Candidates will include former soccer star George Weah likely to attract strong support not least because his personal wealth may make him less corruptible...


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