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

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

He made sure the national team was always trying to bring (home) some pride. "The football team was the only good image to come from Liberia when all people saw was the killing." After retiring from football, Weah also went back to school, and obtained his ...

News Liberia » People: 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 » People: 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_20180122
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

“Today we all wear the jersey of Liberia and the victory belongs to the people, to the peace and to our democracy,” said Mr. Weah, dressed for his inauguration in a long white caftan. Mr. Weah was elected in a milestone race for Liberia. It was the ...

News Liberia » People: Liberia: UN welcomes new President’s inauguration as key milestone on country’s road to success

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

“We are all rejoicing with the people of Liberia. We wish President George Weah all the success that he deserves,” added the UN envoy. In his inaugural speech, President Weah thanked the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for its efforts in reestablishing ...

News Liberia » People: Liberia: George Weah sworn in as president

News channel or source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2018/01/liberia-george-weah-sworn-president-180122052450222.html
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The country is also trying to overcome the effects of the Ebola outbreak, which left more than 4,000 people dead. Liberia is one of the poorest countries in the world with 80 percent of the population living on less than $1.25 a day.

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

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

I expect job creation and development,” said Agnes Echoing, deputy director of Liberia’s lottery authority, seated in a wheel chair. “We will (also) need empowerment for people with disabilities,” she said. “I am excited.” The ceremony was ...

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

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

MONROVIA, Liberia — Former international soccer star George Weah ... “I fully believe that the overwhelming mandate that I received from the Liberian people is a mandate to end corruption in public service; I promise to deliver on this mandate, ...

News Liberia » People: Liberia swears in Weah as new leader

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Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

MONROVIA, Liberia — Former international soccer star George Weah ... ‘‘I fully believe that the overwhelming mandate that I received from the Liberian people is a mandate to end corruption in public service; I promise to deliver on this mandate ...

News Liberia » People: Liberia’s new president, Weah wants to score quick goals as parliament begins ministerial screening today

News channel or source: https://guardian.ng/news/liberias-new-president-weah-wants-to-score-quick-goals-as-parliament-begins-ministerial-screening-today/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Coincidentally, at a thanksgiving church service in commemoration of the inauguration on Sunday a Bishop of Centennial Pavilion Bishop Gueh said Mr. Weah and the Vice President Jewel Howard Taylor should start doing ... Justice of Liberia, Sir Francis ...

News Liberia » People: 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

"We have arrived here on the blood, sweat and tears and suffering of so many of our citizens, too many of whom died long before real equality," he noted, referring to the quarter of a million people killed in Liberia's 1989-2003 civil war. Weah's election ...