Liberian Leader Off To Kigali For AU Assembly

Liberian Leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
Liberian Leader, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has departed the country to attend the 27th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union scheduled to convene in Kigali, Rwanda from July 14-19.

According to an Executive Mansion release, while away, the Minister of National Defense, J. Brownie Samukai, will serve as Coordinator of the Cabinet in consultation with the Vice President and in telephone consultation with the President.

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Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.