Former footballer George Weah was sworn in as the new president of Liberia last Monday. Thousands of people attended the inauguration, with many queuing hours to enter. This marks Liberia's first transition between democratically-elected leaders since nineteen forty-four.
As for Mr. Weah, his goals as president will include fighting corruption, raising wages and opening Liberia for business from the private sector.
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Given what you know about Liberia, how do you think the country’s sociopolitical environment will change under Weah?