Sunday, January 15, 2006

Liberian President to be inaugurated Jan 16

The new President of the Republic of Liberia, Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, will be inaugurated on January 16 in Monrovia. Sixteen heads of state will be there. Also US First Lady Laura Bush, US Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice, and New York Senator Hillary Clinton.

President Johnson-Sirleaf is the first elected female head of state in the history of the African continent.

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