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Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

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


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Monrovia questions UN record

Shortly before she retired in January, former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf held a ceremony to thank Liberia's international friends for their support through her 12-year rule...


Where's the delivery man?

' In fact, the state he inherited was more robust than at any other time in the past three decades, thanks in large part to his immediate predecessor, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (AC Vol 47 No 25, Economy up, politics down)...


Weah's known unknowns

Bush and the Barack Obama administrations, through her relationships with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and National Security Advisor Susan Rice, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was able to benefit from great largesse as well as extraordinary goodwill...


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...


Weah walks up to the spot

His rival, Joseph Boakai, is far more of a known quantity having served as Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's Vice-President for twelve years...

Ellen's beefPresident Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's hostility to her Vice-President is palpable (AC Vol 58 No 21, Weah sprints towards an open goal)...

Unlike President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Weah was quick to congratulate 'The Donald' for his victory in the US presidential election...


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...


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