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A view of the construction site at Fendall.
Tuesday, 10th June 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - Visiting the University of Liberia (UL), President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has today launched the China-aided project of school buildings within the Fendall Campus of UL. Full story


President Sirleaf with members of the Global Fund for Women
Sunday, 8th June 2008
New York, USA  - The Global Fund for Women marked its 20th anniversary Thursday in New York with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf renewing her commitment to advancing issues which continue to affect the progress of women. Full story


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.
Thursday, 5th June 2008
Cambridge, Massachusetts - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has addressed a commencement convocation at the Harvard University John F. Full story


Tuesday, 3rd June 2008
Cambridge, Massachusetts - The Chief Patron of Sports, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, has learned about the deaths of several local football fans who were overcome by exhaustion and eventual suffocation during a World Cup qualifying match between Liberia and Gambia on Sunday at the Samuel Kanyon Doe Sports Complex in Paynesville on June 1, 2008. Full story


Monday, 2nd June 2008
Yokohama, Japan - The Fourth International Conference on African Development (TICAD) ended Friday in the Japanese city of Yokohama with an understanding that growth of the agricultural sector in Africa and rural reform measures are vital for economic growth and food security and can contribute to poverty reduction. Full story


Friday, 30th May 2008
  Yokohama, Japan - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Friday initiated consultations on the uneasy situation evolving in neighboring Guinea. Full story


Friday, 30th May 2008
May 2008 marks the one year anniversary of the Executive Mansion website (www. Full story


Thursday, 29th May 2008
Tokyo-Japan  - The World Bank has announced that it will provide US $10 million dollars to assist Liberia in tackling the sharp increases in the price of food. Full story


Wednesday, 28th May 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, in a keynote address at the opening session Wednesday of the Tokyo International Conference for Africa Development (TICAD), said democracy cannot be promoted by simply recreating the economic and political structures of the past. Full story


Tuesday, 27th May 2008
Tokyo, Japan -On the eve of the formal opening of the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said the achievement of gender equality and parity must start with the girl child, who has been left behind in receiving the education that is required for competing, and contributing to Africaís development. Full story


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Tuesday, 27th May 2008
  Tokyo-Japan - The Fourth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) kicked off Wednesday morning in Yokohama City, with Japan announcing new initiatives to help African development. Full story


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Monday, 26th May 2008
Beijing, China - On a one-day stop-over in the Chinese capital, Beijing, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, en route to Japan, has secured additional Chinese support to combat the global increases in food prices. Full story


Monday, 26th May 2008
Tokyo, Japan - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and delegation arrived Monday afternoon in the Japanese capital, Tokyo, ahead of the 4th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD), which starts Wednesday. Full story


Ministers Sayeh, Korto and unicef's Charlton sign education pool fund
Friday, 23rd May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has launched the Liberia Education Pool Fund with a call on all partners to work towards making it successful. Full story


President Sirleaf hold talks with ICGL officials
Friday, 23rd May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has called on the International Contact Group on Liberia (ICGL) to continue its support for the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). Full story


Friday, 23rd May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has made the following nominations in Government, pending confirmation by the Liberian Senate where applicable. Full story


President Sirleaf (c) is all smiles amongst lawmakers after signing into law three Acts of legislations
Thursday, 22nd May 2008
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has signed into law three legislations recently approved by the National Legislature of Liberia. Full story


A cross-section of cabinet members at the retreat in Robertsport.
Wednesday, 21st May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Vice President Joseph Boakai and Cabinet Ministers returned to Monrovia early Wednesday morning following a three-day Cabinet retreat in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County. Full story


President Sirleaf signs the book of condolence at the Chinese Embassy in Monrovia.
Wednesday, 21st May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says the Government of Liberia is profoundly saddened over the massive destruction and loss of lives resulting from a powerful earthquake which hit central China early this week. Full story


Tuesday, 20th May 2008
Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County - On the second day of a Cabinet retreat in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has urged citizens of the county to put aside their differences and unite for the development of the county. Full story


Monday, 19th May 2008
Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and entourage arrived Sunday evening in Robertsport, Grand Cape Mount County, to an enthusiastic welcome by residents of the county, at the start of three-day Cabinet retreat. Full story


Saturday, 17th May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - The Chief of Protocol of Liberia and his Deputy have been suspended. Full story


Friday, 16th May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - All is now set for a cabinet retreat in Grand Cape Mount County beginning Sunday, as the Liberian cabinet convenes in Western Liberia. Full story


President Sirleaf addressing summit
Thursday, 15th May 2008
A Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Mano River Union opened Thursday morning in Monrovia, with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf speaking of the need to ensure that peace and stability prevails in the sub-region. Full story


President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf greets Sierra Leoneon President Ernest Bai Koroma at her residence in Fishmarket, Sinkor, as Vice President Joseph Boakai looks on.
Wednesday, 14th May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - A one-day Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Mano River Union (MRU) gets underway Thursday in Monrovia, with Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf chairing. Full story


New Sierra Leone Ambassador presents letter of credence to President Sirleaf as Foreign Minister Akerele and Chief of Protocol Dunn look on
Tuesday, 13th May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - The Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of Sierra Leone, Ambassador Marie Jilo Barnett, has presented her letters of credence to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Full story


President Sirleaf and Panel Prepare for Presentations at the Third Annual Women for a Better World Conference
Monday, 12th May 2008
Niamey, Niger - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf was a featured speaker Monday at the Women for a Better World Conference held in Niger. Full story


Arcelor-Mittal's General Manager for Projects Malvinder Singh briefing President Sirleaf on progress
Sunday, 11th May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has toured facilities of concession companies operating in Buchanan, Grand  Bassa County, urging the companies to ensure that Liberians are placed in high positions of operation. Full story


Stakeholders and President Sirleaf at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Monrovia.
Thursday, 8th May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has held a consultative meeting with stakeholders, geared towards developing a national food policy. Full story


President  Sirleaf enjoying citizens warmth upon arrival Monday
Tuesday, 6th May 2008
Monrovia, Liberia - President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says Government will continue to provide the necessary support to the police and other law enforcement agencies in the country to combat the increasing wave of armed robbery. Full story


President Sirleaf hold talks with US Senator Richard Lugar of Indiana
Monday, 5th May 2008
Bloomington, Indiana - The University of Indiana has conferred an honorary Doctor of Laws degree on President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at the Universityís 179th Commencement held today in Bloomington, Indiana, U. Full story


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