George Weah’s Liberia is not the ultimate good news story from Africa

by Rashmee

Posted on February 5, 2019


    Angola is a good news story from Africa. Not so Liberia, which had its first peaceful handover of power last year, since the end of the Liberian civil war. But Liberia has made little headway since on its problems. Footballing hero George Weah was elected president in January 2018 and he’s not managed … Continue reading “George Weah’s Liberia is not the ultimate good news story from Africa”

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Why Liberia’s election may provide hope for strongmen everywhere, including the US

by Rashmee

Posted on October 7, 2017


On October 10, Liberia goes to the polls and those who shrug must not stop reading at least until after the next sentence. It holds clues to the likely political prospects of Donald Trump. There, I said it. It sounds pretty startling but it’s not really. Irrational affection for politicians, no matter what they do, … Continue reading “Why Liberia’s election may provide hope for strongmen everywhere, including the US”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK