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

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

It is time to be honest with our people.” Weah, who has been a senator and run for Liberia’s presidency before but is relatively new to national politics, inherits a weak economy along with poor health and educational sectors. “I do not promise you ...

News Liberia » Health: 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 » Health: 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

Her asks were precise—how many hospitals, public health workers and soldiers Liberia needed to combat Ebola. Her status as a Nobel Peace laureate made it hard to refuse. America and China responded forcefully. Ebola eradicated, business returned.

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

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Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

While the inauguration marks Liberia’s first peaceful transfer of power from one ... Weah “promised to give us free education and free health care,” said Musu Tah, 45, who lives in a zinc shack in one of the capital’s slums known as West Point.

News Liberia » Health: Former soccer star George Weah inaugurated as Liberia's president

News channel or source: https://www.upi.com/Top_News/World-News/2018/01/22/Former-soccer-star-George-Weah-inaugurated-as-Liberias-president/7331516632501/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The country's health care system was debilitated by a civil war that ... He had an encouraging Twitter message on Sunday. "I have many plans for Liberia. Be ready for visible and positive changes," Weah wrote. The new president grew up in a Monrovia ...

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

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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 » Health: Liberia: Health Workers Association Wants New President to Consult Before Appointing New Health Minister

News channel or source: http://www.allafrica.com/stories/201801100561.html
Publication date: uesday 09 January 2018

Monrovia — The National Health Workers union of Liberia (NAHWUL) says to build a resilient health sector would require the new government considering the health workers union as a vital stakeholder and a major partner of the sector. George Poe Williams ...

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

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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 » Health: Ex-soccer star George Weah takes office as Liberia's president

News channel or source: http://www.standard.net/World/2018/01/22/Ex-soccer-star-George-Weah-takes-office-as-Liberia-s-president
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

While the inauguration marks Liberia’s first peaceful transfer of power from one ... Weah “promised to give us free education and free health care,” said Musu Tah, 45, who lives in a zinc shack in one of the capital’s slums known as West Point.