"I am well educated." says George Weah

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussions' started by Jack Tracey, Jul 19, 2005.

  1. Jake_A

    Jake_A New Member

    Great story (see below).

    The NYT extols the promise and future for women of Africa in politics, long a bastion of male-(chauvinist?) domination.

    "In First for Africa, Woman Wins Election as President of Liberia
    "Published: November 12, 2005

    "DAKAR, Senegal, Nov. 11 - Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, a Harvard-educated economist and former World Bank official who waged a fierce presidential campaign against the soccer star George Weah, emerged victorious on Friday in her quest to lead war-torn Liberia and become the first woman elected head of state in modern African history."

    More ......
  2. uncle janko

    uncle janko member

    Lone Star rising!

    Green be her fame...
  3. Jack Tracey

    Jack Tracey New Member

  4. uncle janko

    uncle janko member

    not complacent

    Thanks, Jack. Great link.
    How anybody could be complacent about anything in Liberia beats me.:confused:
  5. Jack Tracey

    Jack Tracey New Member

    OK, so maybe this thread will never end. So, I've moved it to Off-Topics because it just seems to wander around. Maybe old threads shouldn't be locked when they wander a bit (thanks Bill Huffman). With all that in mind, here's a new link:

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