Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's Inauguration
as Liberia's 23rd President
 


 

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's Inaugural Address

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf's tribal roots and Americo Liberian background

IRIN
Africa's First Female President Vows to Deliver a Better Future

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf placed her hand on the bible and took the oath of office as Liberia's and Africa's first female president on Monday, promising peace and restoration for the war-torn nation. More...

The Analyst
Ellen Sworn In As President
Mrs. Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has finally taken the oath as Liberia's new and Africa first woman President.
The colorful ceremony was attended by top international dignitaries including Mrs. Laura Bush, Dr. Condoleezza Rice and a host of Africa leaders amidst tight security presence at the Capitol. More...

BBC
African first for Liberian leader
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has been sworn in as Liberia's president, making her Africa's first elected female leader.
Loud cheers greeted her inauguration, with US First Lady Laura Bush and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice among those at the ceremony. More...

CNN
New leader's pledge: Unite Liberia
Inauguration for Africa's first elected female head of state

Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has been sworn in as Liberia's new president, becoming Africa's first elected female head of state and vowing to lead the country away from its turbulent past. More...

The New York Times
Africa's First Elected Female Head of State Takes Office
Standing before the bullet-scarred capitol of this war-torn nation, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, the Harvard-trained banker and stalwart survivor of Liberia's brutal politics, took the oath today to become Liberia's president and Africa's first elected female head of state. More...

The Washington Post
New Leader of Liberia Vows Change
Africa's First Elected Female President Speaks of Ending Violence, Corruption
Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf pledged a "fundamental break" with Liberia's violent past as she was sworn in Monday as president, carving her name into history as Africa's first elected female head of state. More...

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