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Liberia

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf

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


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Honesty – not the easiest policy

More than any previous leader in Liberia, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has worked to break the grip of corruption on business and politics...


Strategic electoral alliances

Early indications for October’s poll show that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf faces a tough and close contest to retain power...


Not so golden jubilee

Missing Moammar Four African Presidents attended the celebrations – Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Guinea’s new President, Alpha Condé, President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea and Senegal’s Abdoulaye Wade – along with African Union Commission President Jean Ping...


Elections on trial

Of the seven leaders present, four had credible electoral mandates: Ghana’s John Atta Mills, Liberia’s Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Mali’s Amani Toumani Touré and Senegal’s Abdoulaye Wade...


Johnson Sirleaf stands on her record

Strategy for the presidential and parliamentary elections on 11 October will dominate political life, with incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf tipped to win...


Two presidents, one crisis

Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has promised heavy punishment for Liberian mercenaries caught defending Gbagbo...


Musical chairs in Monrovia

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s decision to send all but one of her cabinet on ‘administrative leave’ was heavily influenced by her son Robert A...


Challenging Madam President

Opposition parties in Liberia are gearing up to challenge Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the presidential election...


Critics, crooks and credibility

The enthusiastic reception accorded to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the United Nations summit this week must come as a welcome relief from the political roughhouse in Monrovia...


Less debt, more deals

After finalising deals worth hundreds of millions of dollars with steel giant ArcelorMittal and the Firestone Tire and Rubber Company, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has brought in many new investors – Equatorial Palm Oil, Golden Veroleum, Sime Darby and Côte d’Ivoire’s SIFCA in oil palm; BHP Billiton and China Union in mining; Chevron in petroleum; and United States airline Delta, which now flies in direct from Atlanta...


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