Weah keeps tight control of Liberia's ship registry and maritime diplomacy

Liberian president George Weah.
Liberian president George Weah. © Ahmed Jallanzo/EPA/Newscom/MaxPPP
The ship registry, which is Liberia's principal source of international influence and foreign currency, has always been jealously guarded by the country's leaders. George Weah, who has been in office in January 2018, is no exception. [...] (1352 words)
Issue dated 19/02/2021 Reading time 6 minutes
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