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Liberia: Public Works Minister Samuel Kofi Woods Resigns

[Analyst]One of the areas where the Liberian Constitution proves highly benevolent is the lavish appointing and dismissal powers it bequeaths to the presidency, something that most presidents have maximized to the extreme. Some presidents have proven so obsessed with such powers that they run the Constitutional risk of appointing and dismissing directors and janitors at public offices. The challenge, which the country’s presidents endure, is to face the court of public opinion and defend the records and perform