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George Tawlon Oppong Ousman Weah

Date of Birth: 01/10/1956
Place of Birth: Monrovia


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After Ellen

Own goalIt is a mark of how uncertain and volatile politics is in Africa's oldest republic that George Weah a former football star who provided a stiff challenge to Johnson-Sirleaf in 2005 appears to be having difficulty simply settling on a message let alone getting to the front...


Taylor tries to sway vote

Announced in early November the three parties in the alliance are the Congress for Democratic Change led by its founder George Weah the former football star and veteran presidential campaigner; the National Patriotic Party (NPP) founded by Taylor and now led by his former wife Jewel Howard-Taylor; and the recently formed Liberia People's Democratic Party (LPDP) led by the disgraced former Speaker of the House of Representatives Alex Tyler...


Taylor calls politicians from prison

Taylor's NPP is in a coalition with the Congress for Democratic Change which is seeking to elect former football star George Weah as President with Jewel Taylor Taylor's former wife standing as Vice-President...


Ellen's followers

His career has been in the doldrums since; in 2014 he lost a senatorial election for Montserrado County where Monrovia is located to opposition leader George Weah...


Ellen calls the shots

At the height of the crisis last December her favourite son and former key advisor Robert Alvin Sirleaf was defeated in an election for a Senate seat by former football star George Weah...


The men to follow Ellen

George Weah the former football star who nearly defeated Johnson-Sirleaf in 2006 has announced that he will stand for the Congress for Democratic Change...


Feted and berated

In December Johnson-Sirleaf then appointed the former CDC presidential candidate ex-footballer George Weah to the post known as Peace Ambassador...


A low-key second term

Tubman and George Manneh Weah featured prominently at the inauguration on 16 January...


New challenges after messy elections

Heavily armed ERU officers shut down Love FM which is owned by Benoni Urey a confidant of ex-President Charles McArthur Ghankay Taylor and a key CDC supporter; King’s FM owned by George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah Tubman’s ex-international footballer running mate; and Shatta FM and Power FM owned by Aaron Kollie journalist and friend of Taylor...


Brinkmanship at the ballot

Nigeria’s President Goodluck Jonathan who is Chairman of the Economic Community of West African States sent an aircraft to Monrovia to bring Tubman and running mate George Weah to Abuja for talks to resolve the crisis on 3 November...


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