Hail to (King) George Weah, Liberia’s New President, Facing Very Old “Wicked Problems”

For the first time since 1944, Liberia will have a democratic transfer of power as former soccer star George Weah is sworn in as the country’s new president today (Jan. 22). Weah won the presidency after run-off elections last December with 61.5% of votes. He takes over from Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president, who…

Kenyan 2017 Elections: Supreme Court Shames International Election Observers

Editorial Comment From the African Union team to the European Union, the United Nations, and the Carter Center, they all promptly certified the September 1, 2017 Kenyan elections as “free and fair” and, in their usual herd instinct, all tried to bully Raila Odinga and his NASA party coalition to suck in and accept defeat…