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George Weah Inaugurated As President Of Liberia

Monrovia, 22 January – Liberians experienced another historic moment Monday when it became the first African country to induct a former soccer legend, George Weah, as the 25th president of Liberia, perfecting the first democratic transition  in the country  since President William VS Tubman was inducted 3rd  January 1944. 3,086 more words

Africa

​COULD HE BE A GOOD PRESIDENT?

By Jean-Philip Lawson

After some unpromising years of trial and patience, the efforts appear to have now clearly yielded dividends, as today, Monday, January 22, 2018; a man who once used soccer boots—as tools of his trade, is set to be out-doored as the new President of Liberia. 1,099 more words

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One year ago, today - 22/01/2017 - on the streets of Banjul, The Gambia, West Africa

This time last year, we had already been in the Gambia since the beginning of January. We had traveled back down to the small West African country, to document the transition of a 22-year long dictatorship to a democracy. 490 more words

West Africa

Commemorate Year 1 of the Trump Presidency With... a Trumpy Bear?

It’s been an entire year since the inauguration of Donald J. Trump to the presidency of the United States, and what better way to commemorate the momentous occasion than with your very own Trumpy bear? 286 more words

Politics

Pure Class

Pete Souza: Hard to believe this was a year ago today: how times have changed.

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1-year

Haiku to celebrate the one-year-that-feels-like-a thousand-years anniversary of the orange monstrosity’s inauguration.

Dear President Trump

I pray for the day when the

earth is free of you

The fringe thinkers who infiltrated US politics

The year since Donald Trump and his family walked into the White House has been a rollercoaster ride. In addition to unprecedented conflicts of interest and styles of communication, the US president brought with him an extraordinary succession of characters and world-views. 1,399 more words