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Ellen  Johnson-Sirleaf (The Iron Lady)
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Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf (The Iron Lady)

Date of Birth: 29/10/1938
Place of Birth: Monrovia


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Weah sprints towards an open goal

In the run-off the following month, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf forged a coalition of the losing parties, defeating Weah by nearly 20 points and becoming Africa's first elected female president...

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Pretty vacant presidency

Her friend, Liberia's President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, promoted her case with Koroma at the Economic Community of West African States (Ecowas) summit in Monrovia in June, we hear, but with little success...


After Ellen

Officially, campaigning for the seat shortly to be vacated by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Africa's first female President and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate, began on 31 July...


Spinning Africa in Europe

They worked on pre- and post-election media campaigns for President Buhari in 2015 and 2016, and for Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, for whom BTP ran a communications campaign in the wake of the 2014-15 Ebola epidemic to drum up international support and funding for the country (AC Vol 55 No 23, After the bombing, Jonathan declares & Vol 58 No 8, Heroes and villains)...


Heroes and villains

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf came to office in 2006 pledging a 'war against corruption as public enemy number one' but admitted recently that she had done little to curb it...


Taylor tries to sway vote

A scramble to replace Africa's first elected female president, Nobel Prize winner Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, at elections in October has led to strange alliances and the intervention of Charles Taylor, from the prison in Britain where he is serving a 50-year sentence for crimes against humanity (see Feature, Taylor calls politicians from prison)...


Taylor calls politicians from prison

He claims that he is there because he was betrayed by President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, the outgoing head of state...

Globally-respected President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is stepping down this year after serving two terms of office...


New order tackles old debts

Three days earlier, Akufo-Addo will host at his inauguration a clutch of African leaders, including Nigeria's Muhammadu Buhari, Côte d'Ivoire's Alassane Dramane Ouattara, Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, who is on an extended trip to Ghana...


Jammeh feels the heat

The delegation – Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, Muhammadu Buhari, Ernest Bai Koroma and John Dramani Mahama – met last Saturday to give wider feedback to their colleagues in Abuja...


Gambia at the cliff-edge

He avoided Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, head of Ecowas, by ordering air traffic control to deny her aeroplane permission to land...


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