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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the 24th and current President of Liberia. She served as Minister of Finance under President William Tolbert from 1979 until the 1980 coup d'état, after which she left Liberia and held senior positions at various financial institutions. She placed a very distant second in the 1997 presidential election. Later, she was elected President in the 2005 presidential election and took office on 16 January 2006. Sirleaf is the first and currently only elected female head of state in Africa. » Read more on Wikipedia.org

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Pres. Sirleaf Congratulates US On Independence Day
2014-07-03
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the Government and People of the United States on the occasion commemorating the 238th Independence Anniversary of that country on July 4, 2014. In her message to US President ...
(AllAfrica.com)
  1. Article on Sirleaf's family lands editor in trouble
  2. Liberian newspaper editor arrested

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Liberia: Nationwide Statement By Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf President of the ...
2014-06-30
In awake of a renewed outbreak of the Ebola Virus Disease in Liberia, this has KILLED so many people in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone and still poses a threat including health workers. To date in Liberia 70 people have contracted this deadly disease ...
(AllAfrica.com)
  1. Liberian president warns against hiding Ebola patients
  2. Challenges Mount for Doctors Fighting Deadly Ebola Outbreak
  3. Ebola toll jumps to 467 as ministers mull response

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Johnson Sirleaf: 'Bigger achievements have outweighed the small mistakes'
2014-06-26
You have come very far but despite your efforts Liberia is still a very poor, a challenged country. Do you sometimes fall into bed after a long working day as the president and wonder, why am I actually doing this to myself? Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Oh ...
(Deutsche Welle)
  1. Liberia: Sirleaf wins 2014 Global Economy Prize

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Liberia: Johnson Sirleaf - 'Bigger Achievements Have Outweighed the Small ...
2014-06-26
Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf recently recieved a key innovation prize from the Kiel Institute. While in Germany, she spoke to DW about the challenges of office and her future aspirations for Liberia. DW: You are in Germany to receive a ...
(AllAfrica.com)
  1. 'Invest In Our Girls,' says Liberia's 'Ma Ellen,” if Africa is to rise

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'I Don't Know' - EJS Unsure About Corkrum Extradition From US
2014-06-23
But in spite of the statements from both Cllr. Schneebaum and Information Minister Brown, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says she is not sure whether Corkrum will be extradited indicating it is left with the Ministry of Justice of the United States to ...
(AllAfrica.com)
  1. Liberian legislators open graft probe into leader
  2. Kiel Institute award for Liberia's Johnson Sirleaf

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Chris Neyor's letter to President Sirleaf is revealing, but not surprising ...
2014-06-19
At one time in their adult and professional lives, these individuals worked directly or closely with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, and saw admirable qualities in her when they sacrificed it all to work in her government. What the individuals also ...
(Liberian Dialogue)
  1. Sirleaf Calls for Renewed Investment in Girls' Education

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Open Letter To President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
2014-06-16
I have been reliably informed of your venomous statement on more than one occasion that you will destroy me so that your son Robert A. Sirleaf can have an easy path to the Senate seat for Montserrado County and eventually to the Presidency of Liberia ...
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  1. CDC Lawmaker On Ellen's Back

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Chris Neyor's letter to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
2014-06-16
I have been reliably informed of your venomous statement on more than one occasion that you will destroy me so that your son Robert A. Sirleaf can have an easy path to the Senate seat for Montserrado County and eventually to the Presidency of Liberia ...
(Liberian Dialogue)
  1. Newswire : Africa Rising'? Not really, unless we invest more in girls

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Ellen Congratulates Ukrainian President
2014-06-13
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the President of Ukraine, Petro Oleksiyovych Poroshenko, on his election and subsequent inauguration as President of Ukraine. In her message to Ukrainian President, President ...
(The News)
  1. Ellen Applauds Philippines On 116th Independence

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