The Interview

'Democracy is not one size fits all,' Liberia's Sirleaf tells FRANCE 24

Former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is the first woman to win the prestigious Mo Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership, in recognition of her role in overseeing the first democratic transfer of power in Liberia. On the sidelines of the award ceremony in the Rwandan capital Kigali, Sirleaf spoke to FRANCE 24’s Robert Parsons about democracy in Africa.


Click here to watch our interview with Mo Ibrahim, the founder of the prize.


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