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Liberia

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

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


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Oil blocks and shocks

As bidding opens on four offshore oil exploration blocks and President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf signals that long-awaited petroleum legislation is imminent, the National Oil Company of Liberia again comes under unwelcome scrutiny...


The Ebola epidemic

During the US-Africa summit in Washington this week, Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell met Guinean President Alpha Condé and senior officials from Liberia and Sierra Leone whose Presidents, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Ernest Bai Koroma, had stayed at home to tackle the growing emergency...


The men to follow Ellen

No woman has appeared on President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's list of potential successors and she has said she wants the dour Joseph Boakai, 69, to be the candidate of the governing Unity Party in 2017...


Ghost workers stalk the payrolls

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has often lamented the consequences of a poor education system but never mentioned the ghost workers...


Family business under pressure

President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has never shied away from appointing her children and relatives to public office when she thought it right...


The price of peace

The Great West was long a Gbagbo stronghold, and the trial in Monrovia of 18 Liberians for their involvement in the killing of the UN peacekeepers and other attacks has become a rallying point for champions of Krahn identity and against President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf...


Mid-term blues

The rumour which flashed around Monrovia late last year that President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf had died was a harbinger of unsettled times ahead...


Feted and berated

In 2005, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf inherited a battered country with no infrastructure and an annual budget of US$85 million...


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