Best Thing George Weah Can Do Is Give Some of His Power Away

Across his six-year term, the newly-inaugurated President Weah must now find a way to allow Liberia's democratic culture to continue flourishing while also tackling the economy. This will be easier said than done. Tweaking around the edges won't be enough. Confronting these challenges may require a radical paradigm shift in the very structure of government and in the allocation of authority in Liberia, writes Ibrahim Al-Bakri Nyei for African Arguments.

President George Weah.


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