George Weah

The man who saved a forest

In the great battle between humans and trees, there can be only one victor, says Goldman prize-winner Alfred Brownell

Liberia’s Weah announces free tuition for undergrads

Weah declared "free tuition for all undergraduate students" at all the public universities

Liberia probes US charity in wake of sexual allegations

The CEO of the charity organisation has stepped down as Liberians express outrage at the assault of young girls under her watch

Liberians still seek justice for war crimes

Liberians are asking why the government has failed to prosecute those responsible for atrocities committed during Liberia's two civil wars

Liberia’s Weah, media on edge as reporter flees

There has been no honeymoon period for the press under the new government of President George Weah

And God said: Let there be football

With substantially more followers than Christianity’s 2.3-billion, the beautiful game is a religion all of its own

The goals that must guide ex-soccer player Weah in leading Liberia

The new president must also look to his own government to make wholesale changes that will benefit the country more broadly.

President-elect George Weah: What’s next for Liberia?

​A peaceful transition of power in Liberia is cause for optimism but major challenges lie ahead for Liberia's president-elect George Weah

Football star George Weah wins presidential victory in Liberia.

Idolised in Liberia as 'Mister George', Weah is set to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who in 2006 took over the country founded by freed US slaves.

Could George Weah be Liberia’s next president?

Weah will face Vice President Joseph Boakai on December 26 in a presidential run-off, the culmination of 12 years spent building political credibility

Liberia changes the guard

The departure of UN peacekeepers may be a bigger change than the election of a new leader

On Tuesday, Liberia gave itself a beautiful gift

'Tuesday was a statement that Liberia has resolutely chosen democracy, and a statement that Liberia insists on marching forward,' says the author

Latest

From the archives: For the first time, an insiders’ account of the Third Force

Two young gangsters give an horrific account of how they were encouraged, equipped and trained to carry out violence against ANC-linked targets by the security forces.

Ramaphosa bets big on infrastructure to boost economy

Sona was a mixed bag but there were some meaningful announcements

Stranded commuters say Ramaphosa’s rail promises ring hollow

Cape Town’s largest passenger rail line has been closed for months, hitting people’s pockets and adding to road traffic congestion

Press Releases

Response to the report of the independent assessors

VUT welcomes the publishing of the report of the independent assessors to investigate concerns of poor governance, leadership, management, corruption and fraud at the university.

NWU student receives international award

Carol-Mari Schulz received the Bachelor of Health Sciences in Occupational Hygiene Top Achiever Award.

Academic programme resumes at all campuses

Lectures, practicals, seminars and tutorials will all resume today as per specific academic timetables.

Strategic social investments are a catalyst for social progress

Barloworld Mbewu enables beneficiaries to move away from dependence on grant funding

We all have a part to play to make South Africa work

Powering societal progress demands partnerships between all stakeholders

So you want to be a social entrepreneur?

Do the research first; it will save money and time later

Social entrepreneurship means business

Enterprises with a cause at their core might be exactly what our economy desperately needs

Looking inwards

Businesses are finding tangible ways to give back – but only because consumers demand it