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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. 

Liberia: George Weah sworn in as President

The former football star, George Weah has been sworn in as the new president of Liberia taking over from the continent’s first democratically elected female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

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.