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Snakes force Liberian president out of office

Ngozi Onye The President of Liberia, George Weah, has been reportedly forced to work from his private residence after snakes were found in his office. This was disclosed by country’s deputy press secretary, Mr. Smith Toby, told BBC on Wednesday that two black snakes were found in the foreign affairs ministry building

George Weah vows to change Liberia’s citizenship laws

Liberia's President George Weah has called for the removal of a "racist" clause in the constitution which restricts citizenship to black people. The clause was "unnecessary, racist and inappropriate", the ex-football star said in his first State of the Nation address since being elected president. He also pledged to scrap the law

George Weah takes salary cut

President George Weah of Liberia pledged to cut his  salary by 25 per cent  on Monday, in a nationwide address in which he warned of tough times ahead for a “broke” country. “The state of the economy that my administration inherited leaves a lot to do and to be decided,” the

Obasanjo in Monrovia for Weah’s inauguration

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has arrived in Monrovia for the swearing-in of Liberia’s President-elect, Mr. George Weah. Obasanjo’s plane touched down at the Roberts International Airport at 8:01 a.m. (9 a.m.) Nigerian time to attend the inauguration taking place later on Monday. On hand or receive him were the Nigerian Ambassador

George Weah becomes Liberia’s President

Former ace footballer George Weah will be sworn-in as Liberia’s President on Monday after defeating the country’s Vice President in a re-run election. Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) presented certificate of return to the President-elect, George Weah; Vice President-elect, Jewel Howard-Taylor, and the newly elected members of the House of Representatives. Chairman

From first lady to vice president of Liberia: meet Jewel Howard Taylor

Jewel Howard Taylor is set to become Liberia’s next vice president after her successful campaign alongside George Weah. She claims that she never knew about the atrocities ordered by her ex-husband, Charles Taylor, during Sierra Leone's civil war. When George Weah won the Liberian presidential election on December 26, 2017, his running mate Jewel Howard