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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Johnson Sirleaf wins 2017 Ibrahim Prize

The 2017 Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership has been awarded to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former President of Liberia, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced today following a meeting of its independent Prize Committee. 

Johnson Sirleaf rejects her expulsion from ruling party

The President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has rejected the decision of her political party, the Unity Party to sack her for alleged roles leading to the ruling party’s defeat in last year’s presidential elections.

Pressure mounts on Liberia over delayed election

Pressure is mounting on Liberia to resolve its current political crisis after the Supreme Court ordered the country’s electoral commission to investigate claims of electoral fraud raised by an opposition political party.