Weah Makes First Cabinet Picks

President Weah appointed the first members of his Cabinet, all of them men, largely naming allies from his political party, but picking a foreign minister close to former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.   FPA - Old Names, New Names Surfacing in President Weah's First Cabinet Appointments   The Nation - Weah Makes [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

George Weah Sworn in as Liberia’s President

George Weah was sworn in on Monday by Liberian’s Chief Justice, surrounded by thousands of ecstatic supporters at Samuel Kanyon Doe Stadium.  In his inaugural speech, Weah vowed to crack down on corruption and to launch policies that encourage greater involvement of Liberians in the private sector.  “Today we all [...]

By | January 25th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Liberian Studies Association seeks new development proposals for 50th annual meeting

The first major political transition since the end of Liberia’s civil war will take place in October of this year as the nation moves from one sitting democratic regime, the current leadership of Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, to another.   This transfer of power will coincide with the 50th anniversary of the [...]

By | January 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments