You are here

Back to top

George Weah

Liberia opposition vow to go ahead with June protest

APRNEWS - Opponents of Liberian President George Weah in a meeting of the council of patriot, on Tuesday maintained their stands to demonstrate on June 7 despite a call for dialogue launched by the head of state.

The call is to demand that President Weah “resign or find a solution to the appalling economic situation of the country, affecting most of the populace.


Liberia president defends one-year record, despite opposition attacks

APRNEWS - Liberian president George Weah has defended his first year in office stressing that the government’s performance indicated that they had neither disappointed or failed the people.

Weah in delivering his state of the nation address on Monday evening also fended off opposition criticisms of failed promises and superintending over a poor economy leading to hardships and high living cost.


Euphoria grips Liberia as ex-football star Weah takes office

FRANCE24 - Former international football star George Weah was sworn in as Liberia's new president on Monday, in the country's first transition between democratically-elected leaders since 1944.
Weah, 51, took over from Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who spent 12 years at the helm, steering the West African nation away from the trauma of a civil war.

Subscribe to RSS - George Weah