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

News channel or source: http://www.un.org/apps/news/story.asp?NewsID=58459
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

In his inaugural speech, President Weah thanked the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for its efforts in reestablishing peace and security in a country that experienced two civil wars spanning over 14 years between 1989 and 2003. According to the UN ...

News Liberia » Security: 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

Mr. Weah must also maintain security and stability in a postwar society without the support of peacekeepers. 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.

News Liberia » Security: 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, devoid of functioning agencies, infrastructure and justice sector; overwhelmed by debt and corruption; and brutally dismissive of its women and children. Restoring peace and security required rebuilding ...

News Liberia » Security: Liberia: UN welcomes new President’s inauguration

News channel or source: http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/WO1801/S00173/liberia-un-welcomes-new-presidents-inauguration.htm
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

In his inaugural speech, President Weah thanked the UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for its efforts in reestablishing peace and security in a country that experienced two civil wars spanning over 14 years between 1989 and 2003. According to the UN ...

News Liberia » Security: Op-Ed: The goals that must guide Weah in leading Liberia

News channel or source: https://www.cnbcafrica.com/news/2018/01/23/296871/
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

The country imports more than 80% of its food – including rice, a staple – so preference should be given to Liberian agribusinesses operating at scale to ensure food security and decrease Liberia’s high import bill. Weah must also turn his sights on ...

News Liberia » Security: President leaves Ghana for Liberia

News channel or source: http://www.ghananewsagency.org/politics/president-leaves-ghana-for-liberia-127688
Publication date: onday 22 January 2018

Liberia. This was contained in a statement copied to the Ghana News Agency in Accra. The President was accompanied by Foreign Minister Shirley Ayorkor Botchway, Finance Minister Ken Ofori-Atta, National Security Minister Albert Kan-Dapaah and officials ...

News Liberia » Security: Archbishop Duncan-Williams blesses president-elect Oppong-Weah of Liberia

News channel or source: https://www.ghanaweb.com/GhanaHomePage/NewsArchive/Archbishop-Duncan-Williams-blesses-president-elect-Oppong-Weah-of-Liberia-619544
Publication date: Sunday 21 January 2018

The 2017 elections were overseen by the Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC), and is seen as the first to be run by the government and the security forces, since the end of the civil wars in 2003.

News Liberia » Security: Akufo-Addo leaves Ghana for George Weah’s inauguration in Liberia

News channel or source: http://citifmonline.com/2018/01/21/akufo-addo-leaves-ghana-george-weahs-inauguration-liberia/
Publication date: Saturday 20 January 2018

Liberia. President Akufo-Addo left the country in the company of the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Shirley Ayorkor Botchway; the Minister for Finance, Ken Ofori-Atta; Minister for National Security, Albert Kan Dapaah; and officials from the Presidency.

News Liberia » Security: 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 ... UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical importance, including energy and security.

News Liberia » Security: U.N. Security Council lauds Liberia over peaceful runoff polls

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/01/10/un-security-council-lauds-liberia-over-peaceful-runoff-polls/
Publication date: Wednesday 10 January 2018

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has praised Liberians for over the peaceful conduct of a presidential runoff that saw the election of former footballer George Weah as the new president. “The members of the Security Council congratulated the ...