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Jewel Howard Taylor: From first lady to vice president of Liberia

Jewel Howard Taylor: From first lady to vice president of Liberia
 
An electoral poster showing George Weah and Jewel Howard Taylor. Picture taken on 29 December, 2017, outside of their campaign headquarters in Monrovia. AFP/Seyllou

Liberia will have a new government on 22 January as President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf hands over to George Weah. But this doesn’t put an end to seeing powerful women in Liberian politics.

Correspondent Lucinda Rouse spoke to the vice president-elect Jewel Howard Taylor and attended an appreciation event organised for her in Monrovia’s New Kru Town.


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