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Liberians march with the national flag in the streets of Monrovia, Liberia, May 11, 2015 (AP photo by Abbas Dulleh).

Liberia’s President-Elect Weah Tries to Manage Outsized Expectations

Friday, Jan. 5, 2018

Editor’s Note: Every Friday, WPR Associate Editor Robbie Corey-Boulet curates the top news and analysis from and about the African continent.

The inauguration of George Weah as Liberia’s next president is still more than two weeks away, but already the former soccer star is trying to mitigate one of the challenges that bedeviled his predecessor, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. ...

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