Saturday, September 22, 2018

Tag "Ellen Johnson Sirleaf"

    Liberia’s Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim leadership award — first female recipient

Liberia’s Sirleaf wins Mo Ibrahim leadership award — first female recipient

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Liberian president, has been announced the winner of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership.She is the first woman to win the award.Sirleaf, who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2011, became president in 2006 and was re-elected for a second term in 2011.“Ellen Johnson Sirleaf took the helm of Liberia when it was completely destroyed [...]

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    Okorocha: I erect statues because history is dying in Africa

Okorocha: I erect statues because history is dying in Africa

Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state, says he erects statues of African leaders to preserve history which is “dying in Africa”.Okorocha said this in Owerri, Imo capital, shortly after unveiling the statue of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, on Friday.He described the first female president in Africa as a pride to the continent“I erect statue to immortalise people so that children [...]

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    Liberians head to polls to elect Sirleaf’s successor

Liberians head to polls to elect Sirleaf’s successor

James Dimka, Nigeria’s new ambassador to Liberia, has sued for peace as citizens of his host country will on Tuesday vote in their presidential and house of representatives elections.Dimka told NAN in Monrovia, the Liberian capital, that sustaining the prevailing peace in the country was critical to its full socio-economic and political recovery.The election will be the first time there [...]

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    Touching: Liberia president speaks on Ebola

Touching: Liberia president speaks on Ebola

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    Don’t leave us alone against Ebola, Sirleaf begs ‘all nations’

Don’t leave us alone against Ebola, Sirleaf begs ‘all nations’

Johnson Sirleaf, president of Liberia, has called on countries across the world to reach out to the West African nations that are presently under the scourge of the highly contagious Ebola Virus Disease (EVD).Admitting that the inefficiency in the health sector of the affected countries is the cause of the alarming spread, Sirleaf described the disease as “having no respect [...]

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    Ebola: Sirleaf bans Liberian officials from travelling

Ebola: Sirleaf bans Liberian officials from travelling

Liberian president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has directed all government officials to suspend travelling with immediate effect.She also issued a-week ultimatum to those presently out of the country to return home or be considered as abandoning their jobs.Sirleaf urged them to join hands in the fight against the deadly virus, which continues to claim more casualties.On Tuesday, Miguel Pajares, a Spanish [...]

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