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Liberia , Tuesday 23 January 2018

News Liberia: The extraordinary life of George Weah, the former Premier League footballer who is now President of Liberia

News channel or source: http://www.businessinsider.com/george-weah-premier-league-football-liberia-president-2018-1
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Liberia's president was officially sworn in on Monday, in the first peaceful transfer of power the African nation has seen in more than 70 years after being ruled by a succession of warlords. Just as remarkable, however, was who took up the country's ...

News Liberia: Liberia Swears In George Weah, Its Soccer Star President

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/22/world/africa/liberia-george-weah.html?nl=todaysheadlines&emc=edit_th_20180123
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

MONROVIA, Liberia — George Weah, a former international soccer star, bounded onto the field in a stadium filled with tens of thousands of roaring fans on Monday. He had been there before. But this time, instead of playing a match, Mr. Weah was there to ...

News Liberia: Liberia swears in ex-soccer star George Weah as new leader

News channel or source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/liberia-to-swear-in-new-leader-ex-soccer-star-george-weah/2018/01/22/d4bee4b6-ff51-11e7-86b9-8908743c79dd_story.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

MONROVIA, Liberia — Former international soccer star George Weah was sworn in as Liberia’s new president Monday, taking over the impoverished West African nation from Africa’s first female leader. The 51-year-old, who was FIFA’s 1995 player of the ...

News Liberia: Weah sworn in as Liberia president, vows to end corruption

News channel or source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-liberia-politics/weah-sworn-in-as-liberia-president-says-he-will-end-corruption-idUSKBN1FB24B
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

MONROVIA (Reuters) - George Weah, the former international soccer star who won the presidency of Liberia last month, promised a crackdown on endemic corruption as he was sworn in on Monday. Thousands of exuberant supporters and regional presidents and ...

News Liberia: George Weah sworn in as President of Liberia

News channel or source: https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/22/africa/george-weah-liberia-inauguration/index.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN)Football star George Weah was sworn in as President of Liberia Monday, in the country's first democratic transfer of power for more than 70 years. Weah, a decorated football star, took over from Africa's first female president, Ellen ...

News Liberia: From footballer to head of state: George Weah takes power in Liberia

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2018/jan/22/george-weah-sworn-in-liberia-president-hopes-soar-sky-high
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

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News Liberia: The ex-soccer star George Weah has taken office as Liberia’s president

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/us/the-ex-soccer-star-george-weah-has-taken-office-as-liberia-e2-80-99s-president/ar-AAv2DhD
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Former soccer star George Weah took office as the new president of Liberia with pledges to fight corruption and revive the economy of the small West African nation that was hit by the worst-ever Ebola crisis only a decade after ending a protracted civil war.

News Liberia: George Weah sworn in as Liberia president

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia on Monday afternoon. The former Ballon d’Or winner took his oath of office inside the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia, in an event that had several African head of states and football ...

News Liberia: George Weah sworn in as Liberia's president

News channel or source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-42773165
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Former international footballer George Weah has been sworn in as president of Liberia. "I have spent many years of my life in stadiums, but today is a feeling like no other," President Weah told crowds in the capital Monrovia. It is Liberia's first ...

News Liberia: Joy and hope in Liberia as George Weah sworn in as president

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/george-weah-sworn-liberian-hopes-sky-high-071526025.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Monrovia (AFP) - To the cheers of a crowd fired by his promise to bring them jobs and prosperity, former football star George Weah was sworn in as president of Liberia on Monday, completing the country's first transition between democratically-elected ...