By Fridah Mlemwa
Liberia’s President-elect Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf waves to supporters in Monrovia November 23, 2005. Johnson-Sirleaf became the first woman to be elected head of state of an African country on Wednesday when she was declared the winner of a presidential run-off.
The first elected female head of state in Africa.— Political Trivia NG (@TriviaNg) November 17, 2019
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (born 29 October 1938) is a Liberian politician who served as the 24th President of Liberia from 2006 to 2018. pic.twitter.com/0KiWVP8WZk
We ask justice, we ask equality, we ask that all the civil and political rights that belong to all citizens, be guaranteed to us and our daughters.— Ellen Johnson Sirleaf (@MaEllenSirleaf) August 20, 2019