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Liberia’s ‘Iron Lady’ Reelected to Second Term

Posted November 10th, 2011 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, known as Liberia’s Iron Lady, has been re-elected president, just weeks after receiving the Nobel Peace Prize. The 73-year-old grandmother rose to international prominence in 2005 when she became Africa’s first democratically elected female leader. Mrs. Sirleaf took office after a bloody civil war that killed a quarter of a million people […]

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