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Liberia needs 6,000 teachers from Nigeria – Weah

Liberian President, George Weah, on Monday said political change was meaningless without development, prosperity and growth. He also said Liberia would need at least 6,000 teachers from Nigeria Weah said this while addressing State House correspondents at the end of a meeting he had with President Muhammadu Buhari at the …

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Liberia’s president Weah visits Buhari in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari and President of Liberia, George Weah are currently in a closed-door meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Monday’s visit is the first by Mr. Weah to Nigeria since he was elected president. He was sworn in as president on January 22 after defeating immediate past vice president …

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President George Weah Inaugural Speech | full text

President George Weah Inaugural speech | full text

Former international footballer George Weah was sworn in as the 24th president of Liberia at the SKD Sports Stadium in Paynesville on Monday (January 22 2018) in Monrovia. Below is his inaugural address as delivered: Her Excellency, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Excellency Head of State Ambassador Joseph Nyumah Boakai Hon. …

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George Weah sworn in as Liberian President

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 …

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George Weah election victory speech

George Weah on Saturday gave his victory speech a day after the Liberia’s elections board officially declared him winner of the nation’s presidential election in Monrovia, the capital city of Liberia. The 51-year-old former international football star is due to be sworn in on January 22, taking over from Ellen …

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George Weah: from football icon to Liberia president

George Weah emerged from Liberia’s slums to become a superstar footballer in the 1990s, and leveraged his status as a revered figure among the country’s young to be voted president. Weah easily beat Vice President Joseph Boakai in Tuesday’s presidential run-off, the culmination of 12 years spent building political credibility …

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