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News Liberia » Education: 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

The United Nations mission in Liberia is sending the last of its troops back home. Like his predecessor, Mr. Weah has vowed to fight corruption. He has pledged to promote free education and health care, while also providing tax breaks for investors.

News Liberia » Education: Africa's First Elected Woman President Has Transformed Liberia

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/africa-first-elected-woman-president-transformed-liberia-787136
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Liberia, though war-weary, remained a divided nation ... She created a foundation to educate market women and support girls’ education. She shepherded the Liberian Action Plan on women, peace and security and strove for women’s full participation ...

News Liberia » Education: George Weah sworn in as President of Liberia

News channel or source: https://www.news4jax.com/news/international/george-weah-sworn-in-as-president-of-liberia
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Football star George Weah was sworn in as President of Liberia Monday, in the country's first democratic ... terror from inside Apple partners with Malala Yousafzai to fund girls' education North Korean pop star finds fame in South Korea during Games ...

News Liberia » Education: Joy and hope in Liberia as Weah is sworn in

News channel or source: https://sports.yahoo.com/george-weah-sworn-liberian-hopes-sky-high-071526025.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

But extreme poverty remains entrenched. Liberia ranks 177th on the 188 countries in the Human Development Index compiled by the UN Development Programme, which assesses health, education and economic progress. At a church service attended by Sirleaf and ...

News Liberia » Education: Former soccer star Weah sworn in as new president of Liberia

News channel or source: http://www.sfgate.com/world/article/Former-soccer-star-Weah-sworn-in-as-new-president-12515600.php
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

MONROVIA, Liberia — Former international soccer star George Weah ... inherits a weak economy along with poor health and education sectors. “I do not promise you quick fixes or miracles. Instead my pledge to you today is that my administration, with ...

News Liberia » Education: Joy and hope in Liberia at Weah inauguration ceremony

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/south-africa/joy-and-hope-in-liberia-at-weah-inauguration-ceremony
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

But extreme poverty remains pervasive and Liberia ranks near bottom in international rankings for health, education and development. At a church service attended by Sirleaf and Weah on Sunday, the pair presented a united front following a bruising election ...

News Liberia » Education: Liberia to swear in new leader ex-soccer star George Weah

News channel or source: http://www.foxnews.com/world/2018/01/22/liberia-to-swear-in-new-leader-ex-soccer-star-george-weah.html
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

MONROVIA, Liberia – Former international soccer star George Weah ... inherits a weak economy with poor health and education sectors. Liberians held prayer services for 48 hours leading up to Weah's inauguration.

News Liberia » Education: Liberia’s Pathway to National Prosperity

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/opinion/commentaries/liberias-pathway-to-national-prosperity/
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The proposed Liberia Business Development Unit (LBDU), or whatever it will be called, should provide technical business education and capacity building as needed, and serve as guarantor for small businesses and startups that cannot qualify for traditional ...

News Liberia » Education: George Weah; Journey From Being The World's Best Football Striker To President of Liberia

News channel or source: http://www.malaysiandigest.com/frontpage/29-4-tile/719494-george-weah-journey-from-being-the-world-s-best-football-striker-to-president-of-liberia.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Even with all his popularity in Liberia, opponents turned to his lack of formal education as a weapon against him. And not helping his cause, he was running against a Harvard-educated opponent. And in the end, George Weah lost in the elections. But as he ...

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

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/joy-and-hope-in-liberia-as-george-weah-sworn-in-as-president/ar-AAv0b2W
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

But extreme poverty remains entrenched. Liberia ranks 177th on the 188 countries in the Human Development Index compiled by the UN Development Programme, which assesses health, education and economic progress. At a church service attended by Sirleaf and ...