George Weah

​George Weah sworn in as Liberia’s 24th president

January 22, 2018

Football legend, George Weah, has been sworn in as the 24th President of the Republic of Liberia. Weah took his oath of office at exactly noon inside the 35,000 capacity Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Monrovia. At least eight African Heads of States, including President Muhammadu Buhari represented by Vice Present Yemi Osinbajo, and […]

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President-elect of Liberia George Weah postpones victory speech

December 30, 2017

An overwhelming crowd of supporters and sound-system malfunctioning forced Liberia’s President-elect, George Weah, to postpone his victory speech on Friday night. Weah was billed to formally accept his election at his Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) headquarters in Monrovia at 6.30 p.m., an hour after his declaration as President-elect. Immediately after the National Elections Commission […]

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FFK hints TB Joshua’s prayer helped George Weah win Liberia’s presidential election

December 29, 2017

Femi Fani-Kayode has hinted that TB Joshua’s prayer helped George Weah win Liberia’s presidential election last Tuesday. Africa’s first Ballon d’Or winner and president-elect had visited Nigeria to worship at the Synagogue Church of All Nations’ (SCOAN) branch in Lagos, in October during the election. On Tuesday, 26 December, the professional footballer won the presidential […]

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How George Weah won the elections in Liberia and became the first former soccer player to preside over a country

December 28, 2017

The only African winner of the Ballon d’Or tittle beat the current vice president of his nation with promises based on free education from the first levels and the creation of employment. The only African winner of a Ballon d’Or, the former footballer George Weah , will be the president of  Liberia , with 98 percent of […]

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Footballer George Weah to become Liberia’s next president

December 27, 2017

Former Liberian footballer George Weah is set become the nations 25th President. The one-time Ballon d’or winner on Wednesday scored more votes than his 73 year-old opponent Joseph Boakai who is the current vice president of the country. Expressing his joy after the results were announced on Wednesday, Weah tweeted: “I am deeply grateful to […]

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