How Has President Weah Done During Year 1 in Office?
One year in, The NEWS highlights his administration's major challenges and achievements.
Chatham House, 28 January 2019
There were high expectations that Liberia's president would tackle corruption and boost the economy, but he has struggled with entrenched interests and demands of patronage. Read more »
The Conversation Africa, 29 January 2019
The transformation of the arts in South Africa has been on the cultural agenda since the dawn of democracy in 1994. Prior to that the apartheid government was deeply vested in… Read more »
Liberia: Weah's Gains Under Spotlight
NEWS, 22 January 2019
Today makes it exactly one year since President Dr. George Manneh Weah assumed the mantle of authority of Liberia. Read more »
President George Weah.
Liberia: Weah's Success Team
NEWS, 23 January 2019
President George Manneh Weah on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 marked one year in steering the affairs of Liberia, a period that witnessed several gains relative to the country's… Read more »
FrontPageAfrica, 23 January 2019
THE HONEYMOON period usually associated with the first-year presidency in most, if not all modern democracies has clocked for President George Manneh Weah. Read more »
Liberia: Weah Celebrates First Year in Office
Observer, 23 January 2019
President George Weah on Tuesday began celebrating the anniversary of his first year in office, highlighting several achievements under his stewardship, which commenced on January… Read more »
The Afrobarometer survey seems to confirm the latest research from the Liberia Institute for Statistics and Geo-information Services, which says that half of the country's ... Read more »
Six in ten Liberians describe the country as "a full democracy" with minor problems, 67% say the government should have the right to prevent the media from publishing things it ... Read more »
Minister Latim Da-Thong says tuition-free for undergraduate students at public tertiary institutions does not cover fees for registration, ID card, handbooks, among other expenses. Read more »
The 2002 Maher Massacre is one of the last mass killings of the Liberian civil war (1989 - 2003). Watta Kanneh, 68, lost 13 relatives in the massacre: her husband, four sons, a ... Read more »