Former Speaker Of The House, George Dweh Is Dead

The Late George Dweh

Mr. George Dweh, cousin of the late Liberian President, Samuel Kanyon Doe who seized power in a 1980 coup, and also served as Speaker of the National Transitional Legislative Assembly of Liberia (NTLA) from October 2003 to 14 March 2005 has reportedly died today following a protracted illness, according to sources.

He George Dweh was a Liberian politician and a member of the ethnic Krahn group who was a founding member of the defunct armed faction groups, the Liberians United for Reconciliation and Democracy (LURD) and Movement for Democracy in Liberia (MODEL).

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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.