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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

23 May 2020
In an interview with FRANCE 24, former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf discussed the Covid-19 pandemic and its consequences on Africa. Sirleaf, who was president during the deadly Ebola outbreak of 2014, voiced concern about the forthcoming economic crisis. She also called on world leaders not to overlook the fight against malaria.
1 Mar 2019
Charles Sirleaf, son of ex-president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, was one of two officials detained on Thursday. The arrest follows the release of reports detailing widespread alleged malpractice at the central bank.
30 Apr 2018
Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf received the 2017 Mo Ibrahim award at a ceremony in Rwanda on Friday (April 27). The award is designed to improve the quality of African political leadership, after handing over power in her country's first peaceful democratic transition in seven decades.
28 Apr 2018
Liberia's former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is in Rwanda to receive the Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership. She spoke to DW in an exclusive interview about her record as leader of post-war Liberia.
12 Feb 2018
Former Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate and Africa's first elected female head of state, has won a $5 million Mo Ibrahim award, designed to improve the quality of African political leadership.
10 Oct 2017
After serving two consecutive terms, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is making way for a successor.

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