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George Weah Shuts Down Internet In Liberia, Following Anti-Government Protests

Liberian president, George Weah has reportedly ordered authorities in Liberia to block the internet, in what is perceived to be a move to suppress ongoing anti-government protests in the capital, Monrovia. Netblocks, an organization that monitors internet disruptions and shutdowns confirmed the shutdown on Friday afternoon, saying access to social networking platforms Twitter, Facebook, WhatsApp,…

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16years Later, Liberia President, George Weah Makes Surprise Return to Football Against Super Eagles

Liberia President and former World Footballer of the Year George Weah made a surprise return to international competition in Monrovia on Tuesday, playing in a 2-1 loss to Nigeria. The match came up a few weeks short of his 52nd birthday and Liberia had arranged the friendly to retire the number 14 jersey made famous…

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George Weah Sworn In As Liberia’s President, Obasanjo Abdulsalami Attends Swearing-In Ceremony

Former football icon, George Weah has been sworn in as the new President of Liberia. The swearing-in ceremony took place at a stadium on the outskirts of Monrovia. The swearing-in ceremony was attended by thousand including former leaders from Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo and Abdulsalami Abubakar. Also at the event include other notable football stars from…

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George Weah, Vice President-elect, Jewel Howard-Taylor & Others Gets Certificate Of Return

National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia has presented to President-elect, George Weah certificate of return alongside his Vice President-elect, Jewel Howard-Taylor and other newly elected members of the House of Representatives. The presentation of certificates was performed by the commission’s chairman, Mr Jerome Korkoya at the commission’s headquarter in Monrovia. According to local media, 66…

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