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    Liberian honour for the most honourable man on planet earth

Liberian honour for the most honourable man on planet earth

When Michael Jackson released the Liberian Girl song in 1987, not many people on the world stage knew about Liberia. This was even more so in 1983 when the song was apparently written initially and recorded.In 1987, George Weah the country’s president was still playing for Invincible Eleven of Monrovia, the Tin Pot dictator Samuel Doe ruled Liberia, reducing the [...]

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    George Weah: Liberia needs 6,000 teachers from Nigeria

George Weah: Liberia needs 6,000 teachers from Nigeria

President George Weah of Liberia says his country needs at least 6,000 teachers from Nigeria.Weah said this on Monday when he visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja.Admitting that the economy of Liberia is dwindling, Weah said his country needs Nigeria’s private sector to remain afloat.The Liberian leader blamed the economic crisis on falling prices of the [...]

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    Buhari hosts George Weah in Aso Rock

Buhari hosts George Weah in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Liberia President George Weah in the presidential villa, Abuja.Weah, who arrived at the villa around 12:30pm on Monday, was received by the president and other top government officials.The meeting is taking place inside the president's office.This is Weah's visit to Nigeria since he was elected president.He emerged Liberia’s president after a run-off election [...]

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    The Weah-led regime shows early signs of clampdown due to the lack of policy direction

The Weah-led regime shows early signs of clampdown due to the lack of policy direction

BY ALFRED KIADIIWhen political power is given to tabulae rasae and political jesters, the tendency to misuse such power through the selective elimination and arrest of critics of the ruling establishment are hatched in full swing. Such reprisal action of the government against its critics have been used by decadent regimes to purge ‘voices of protest.’ A government with no [...]

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    George Weah, Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari… presidents trend on Google

George Weah, Obasanjo’s letter to Buhari… presidents trend on Google

From the swearing in of George Weah as Liberia’s President to a letter written to President Muhammadu Buhari by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, topics that trended on Google in the past week had a pinch of politics. [...]

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    George Weah makes appointments — less than 24 hours after inauguration

George Weah makes appointments — less than 24 hours after inauguration

Liberia’s President George Weah on Tuesday made his first appointments less than 24 hours after his swearing in on Monday.Seven names made the first batch of appointees, including former senate pro-tempore Gbezohngar Findley, who has been named Minister of foreign affairs.Findley, according to local media, is a close ally of immediate past President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, and staunchly supported Vice-President [...]

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    Obasanjo, Abdulsalami in Liberia as Weah takes oath of office

Obasanjo, Abdulsalami in Liberia as Weah takes oath of office

Ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo and Abdulsalami Abubakar, former military head of state, are currently in Monrovia, capital of Liberia for the swearing-in of George Weah as Liberia’s president.Speaking to reporters shortly after his arrival on Monday, Obsanjo said he was a proud man to witness a peaceful democratic transfer of power in Liberia, considering the huge sacrifices made by Nigeria for [...]

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    Liberia: The rise of George Weah

Liberia: The rise of George Weah

George Weah’s emergence as Liberia’s President-elect after the December 26 run-off election generated considerable interest among Nigerians for a number of reasons. Number one is George Weah’s popularity. The first African footballer to win the Ballon D’or, FIFA Player of the Year, three-time African Footballer of the Year, ex-Monaco, ex-Paris Saint-Germain, ex-AC Milan, Chelsea, Manchester City, former protégé of Arsene [...]

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    Buhari congratulates Weah on winning historic election

Buhari congratulates Weah on winning historic election

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated George Weah on his victory in the presidential election of Liberia.The congratulatory message was contained in a statement issued Friday by Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media & publicity.The president commended the Liberian people on the peaceful conduct of the "historic" presidential run-off election, describing it as "another plus on Africa’s democratic [...]

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    Stephen Odey: I hope to be next George Weah

Stephen Odey: I hope to be next George Weah

Switzerland-based Stephen Odey on Friday said George Weah’s feat of becoming the President of Liberia is a good source of motivation for many other footballers.The former player of MFM Football Club of Lagos, who is now with FC Zurich, said he hoped to become the next George Weah.Weah was on Friday announced the President-elect of Liberia, after winning the run-off [...]

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    I’m a man of peace, says Liberia’s VP as he concedes election to Weah

I’m a man of peace, says Liberia’s VP as he concedes election to Weah

Liberia’s Vice-President, Jospeh Boakai, has conceded the December 26 presidential runoff election to former football star, George Weah.In a nationwide broadcast from his party’s headquarters in Monrovia on Friday, Boakai who was flanked by his supporters and party leaders, said he had already called Weah to congratulate him."I, Joseph Boakai, a man of peace, humility and with a deep faith [...]

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    Jewel Howard Taylor: Meet the woman behind the epic victory of George Weah

Jewel Howard Taylor: Meet the woman behind the epic victory of George Weah

It is often said that behind every successful man, there is a woman. The epic rise of Liberia’s soccer legend – George Tawlon Manneh Oppong Ousman Weah from the football pitch to the pinnacle of victory as Liberia’s president-elect paints a classical portrait of this truism.Considered one of Africa's greatest ever footballers, Weah had taken a shot at the Liberian [...]

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    CLOSE-UP:  Weah, ‘illiterate’ footballer who returned to school after knocks from Harvard graduate

CLOSE-UP: Weah, ‘illiterate’ footballer who returned to school after knocks from Harvard graduate

George Weah, one of the finest footballers ever known, has just penned his name in history as the first ex-footballer to be elected president of a country.He emerged Liberia’s president after a run-off election contested between him and Joseph Boakai, who has been the deputy of outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the last 12 years.In the first round conducted [...]

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    George Weah wins Liberian presidential election

George Weah wins Liberian presidential election

Gorge Weah, African football legend, has won the presidential election of Liberia.According to Reuters, the National Elections Commission announced him as winner of the country's run-off election on Thursday.Weah beat Joseph Boakai, the country's vice president.The commission said with 98.1% of ballots cast, Weah garnered 61.5 percent of the total votes while Boakai got 38.5 percent.More to follow... [...]

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    Liberian rerun: Counting underway but Weah says he’s optimistic of victory

Liberian rerun: Counting underway but Weah says he’s optimistic of victory

George Weah, one of the contenders in the ongoing Liberia presidential run-off election, has expressed optimism of a favourable result. (more…) [...]

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    Voting commences in Liberia’s presidential run-off

Voting commences in Liberia’s presidential run-off

Voting has begun in polling centres across Liberia as the West African country chooses its next president.The run-off is between former international football star, George Weah and incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai.Weah won the first round of elections on October 10 with 38 percent of the total votes cast and was followed by Boakai who came second with 29 percent.But, both [...]

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