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The president of the Liberia footballer Weah marks the year in office



The star-turned football player George Weah marks a year as president of Liberia, as many in the impoverished country debate if he has begun to keep the promises of dramatic campaign.

The 1995 FIFA player in his inaugural speech promised to give the young West African nation's hope through job creation and a war on corruption, saying that "Liberians will not be more spectators in their economy ".

Many of these young people now fear that 52-year-old Weah has lost his way.

Weah also recognized a difficult time, telling the annual UN meeting of world leaders in September, according to which "the challenges of leadership are enormous".

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