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News Liberia » History: 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 ... Liberians were euphoric on Monday at the prospect of change and the chance to leave behind the rocky history of politics in a nation founded in the early 19th century by freed ...

News Liberia » History: Peaceful transition in Liberia good for Africa - President Akufo-Addo

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/politics/peaceful-transition-in-liberia-good-for-africa-president-akufo-addo-127731
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Accra, Jan. 22, GNA - President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says the peaceful transition of power from one democratically elected government to another in Liberia was a good day ... important development in Liberian history, and in West African history...

News Liberia » History: Liberia Reaffirms Support for Morocco's ECOWAS Bid

News channel or source: http://menafn.com/1096379861/Liberia-Reaffirms-Support-for-Moroccos-ECOWAS-Bid
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

El Malki represented King Mohammed VI at the inauguration. During their exchange, Chambers expressed his unbending support for Morocco-Liberia relations, describing their history of warm relations ' a source of pride for both countries'. Chambers also ...

News Liberia » History: Liberia's Sirleaf: Africa's first elected female leader

News channel or source: http://www.enca.com/africa/liberias-sirleaf-africas-first-elected-female-leader
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

MONROVIA - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who shared the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize as a champion of women's rights, is stepping down after making history as Africa's first elected female president in Liberia. Taking the reins of a nation that had just emerged from a ...

News Liberia » History: 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 ... But in a continent where leaders don’t have a history of departing democratically, Sirleaf stands out. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and Liberian women, once transformed their fragile nation.

News Liberia » History: Liberia, Africa’s oldest republic, looks to its future, not Trump's comments

News channel or source: http://thehill.com/opinion/international/370004-liberia-africas-oldest-republic-looks-to-its-future-not-trumps-comments
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

Liberia shakes it off I arrived in Liberia the Sunday after Trump’s remarks, as the West African nation was in frenzied preparation for the country’s first peaceful transfer of power from one elected president to another in 74 years.

News Liberia » History: 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

"I have many plans for Liberia. Be ready for visible and positive changes ... millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing services. With a history of reliable reporting dating back to 1907, today's UPI is a credible source for ...

News Liberia » History: Adesina: “AfDB Remain Supportive of Liberia’s Development Under Weah”

News channel or source: https://www.liberianobserver.com/news/adesina-afdb-remain-supportive-of-liberias-development-under-weah/
Publication date: uesday 16 January 2018

He recalled that Liberia has always made history as the “first” in many things including producing the first woman President of the United Nations General Assembly, first woman President on the continent of Africa, first to produce a footballer as ...

News Liberia » History: Liberia party drops Sirleaf after Weah poll win

News channel or source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/liberia-party-drops-sirleaf-weah-poll-win-225234918.html
Publication date: Sunday 14 January 2018

Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf ... the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner having made history in 2005 when she became Africa's first elected female leader. "The National Executive Committee (NEC) of the Unity Party has voted to expel" Sirleaf ...

News Liberia » History: What Israel, Liberia, Belarus, and Macedonia Have in Common

News channel or source: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2018/01/gallup-us-leadership-survey/550769/
Publication date: Friday 19 January 2018

For Liberia, the 17-point bump in U.S. popularity might have more to do with history than policy. “Liberians, because of heritage, tend to be very positive about the United States and remain consistently so,” Alex Vines, the head of the Africa ...