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Liberia

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

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


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The heist that never was

Weah's government has pointed an accusing finger at his immediate predecessor, the Nobel and Mo Ibrahim Prize-winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf...


The great observer gamble

Another US-backed team – the Zimbabwe International Election Observation Mission (ZIEOM), was joined by a group of dignitaries including former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and the former interim president of Central African Republic, Catherine Samba-Panza, and former US Assistant Secretary of State Johnnie Carson...

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A disputed crown for the crocodile

Earlier that day, the Zimbabwe International Election Observation Mission, led by former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and such US luminaries such as former US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson, had noted 'several improvements to the electoral process… though equally important problems give rise to deep concerns that thus far the process had not made the mark...


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...


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