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Prez. Weah attends CAF awards ceremony in Dakar

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(FILE) President Weah greeting President  Macky Sall
(FILE) President Weah greeting President Macky Sall

MONROVIA, LIBERIA -President George Manneh Weah is in Darkar Senegal, as guest of both his Senegalese counterpart Macky Sall and the Confederation of African Football (CAF).

The Liberian Leader joined his colleagues, President Paul Kagame of Rwanda, President Adama Barrow of the Gambia and host president Macky Sall for this year’s CAF awards ceremony in Dakar.

As a guest of the Government of Senegal, President Weah is expected to tour the historic Goree Island and also address the famous Mariama Ba School.

The Mariama Ba School of Excellence named after prolific writer and feminist advocate Mariam Ba, is an all-girls school which draws from outstanding students with an ‘A’ average across Senegal.

The Goree’ Island is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and was a major hub of the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

The Liberian Leader is also expected to hold a closed-door meeting with his Gambian and Rwandan counterparts along with host Macky Sall on Tuesday, January 8. 2019.  The meeting will focus on improving ties among the four countries.

While President Weah is away, the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Nathaniel McGill will chair the Cabinet in consultation with the Vice President.

 


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