China Daily select Top 10 Newsmakers 2005
Updated: 2006-01-02 07:42
Who had the greatest impact on international news in 2005? You can decide
from China Daily's selection of the top 10 international newsmakers of the year
Brains win over brawn: Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf became
Africa's first directly elected woman president, in a battle for Liberia's top
job which saw her pitted against former soccer legend George Weah, who won fame
as a striker for AC Milan in the 1990s.
The Harvard-educated economist, a
mother of four and grandmother of six, served in the Liberian Government in the
1970s and later worked for Citibank and the World Bank.