WATCH: Can George Weah deliver what Liberians voted for?
Former football star George Weah will soon be sworn in as president of Liberia. He’s replacing Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf, who’s led the West African nation for twelve years. Weah will face a number of challenges and will have to make some quick gains in order to prove to the Liberians that he can lead the country to prosperity. Al Jazeera’s Ahmed Idris reports from Monrovia on the challenges ahead.
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