Sirleaf wins $5m Mo Ibrahim leadership award

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, former Liberian president, has been announced the winner of the Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. She is the first woman to win the award. Sirleaf, who won the Nobel Peace Prize […]

George Weah begins Liberia presidential campaigns

Liberia’s 20 presidential candidates, including a former warlord, footballer George Weah and a former fashion model, started campaigning Monday to succeed Africa’s first female head of state in October’s election. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is stepping […]