He was awarded the 2020 Mo Ibrahim Prize for facing “seemingly insurmountable challenges”, ranging from deep poverty to jihadism and desertification.
Browsing: President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
The run-off was between former FIFA World Football of the Year, Senator George Weah, and incumbent Vice President, Joseph Boakai, to succeed outgoing President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf
A News Agency of Nigeria correspondent in Owerri reports that Okorocha’s latest statue, a monument of President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, is scheduled to be unveiled on November 9.
This is in a renewed effort to focus attention on the plight of the homeless, orphaned, abandoned, abused and indigent children across the African continent, a passion which Sirleaf shares with the foundation.
Weah now commands 39.2 per cent of votes cast and counted, while Boakai has taken 29.6 per cent, the Chairman of the National Elections Commission, Joseph Korkoya, told journalists in Monrovia
The West African country heads to the polls with 20 candidates in the race for the top job, as incumbent President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf prepares to step down after two terms in office
The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the Presidents of Liberia and Senegal, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf and Macky Sall, as well as ex-Ghanaian President John Mahama are attending the meeting
The information was contained in a statement in Abuja by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the President
The UN Security Council made the plan known while briefing newsmen after a closed-door meeting by the 15 members on the political situation in The Gambia
The news comes as Liberian MPs refused to grant the president additional powers to deal with the Ebola crisis