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Delco man guilty of immigration fraud in 'Jungle Jabbah' war crimes casea historic verdict that resonated from Philadelphia’s sizable community of West
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a historic verdict that resonated from Philadelphia’s sizable community of West African expats to the Liberian capital of Monrovia thousands of miles away. Mohammed Jabateh, a 51-year-old father of five and owner of a Philadelphia-based... Read more
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LNP Moves to Decongest TrafficIn order to ease continuous traffic congestion in Monrovia, the Liberia Nationa
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In order to ease continuous traffic congestion in Monrovia, the Liberia National Police is announcing the creation of a third lane in the traffic to enable citizens coming to work and returning home thru Redlight-to- Sinkor, and across the bridge... Read more
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Financial Intelligence Unit Head Linked to Financial MalpracticesMonrovia — FrontPageAfrica has in its possession documents pointing to financia
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Monrovia — FrontPageAfrica has in its possession documents pointing to financial malpractices at the Financial Intelligent Unit (FIU), an anti-graft entity established to fight corruption and money laundering. According to the former legal counsel... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Insincerity Kills OppositionCephas Flanzamaton said the party's youth wing would begin an indiscriminate vi
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Cephas Flanzamaton said the party's youth wing would begin an indiscriminate violent free demonstration in and around Monrovia this week, most specifically at the NEC headquarters to show their seriousness in rejecting results coming from the... Read more
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Elections Under Microscope - Cummings Invites International Experts to Examine FraudMonrovia — The integrity of the October 10 elections is being questioned here a
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Monrovia — The integrity of the October 10 elections is being questioned here and there. "So, after much consultation and initial review of substantive evidence, I find it my duty and responsibility as a Liberian that is dedicated to creating change... Read more
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Contempt Charge Looms Over Defense Ministry for Refusal to Surrender Seized VesselMonrovia — The 6th Judicial Civil Law Court at the Temple of Justice will on We
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Monrovia — The 6th Judicial Civil Law Court at the Temple of Justice will on Wednesday, October 18, at 2pm commence contempt proceedings against the Ministry of Defense. The proceedings against the Ministry was initially scheduled by the court for... Read more
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24 Attend IAAF-Level 1 Coaching Coursecoaches in Liberia began yesterday, Monday, October 16 at the Fendall Campus of
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coaches in Liberia began yesterday, Monday, October 16 at the Fendall Campus of the University of Liberia, outside Monrovia. The training is part of the IAAF Coaches Education and Certification System (IAAF CECS Level 1). The course... Read more
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Orange Announces 'Early Christmas' With Grand PrizesThe new promotion was rolled out at a major press conference held at the compan
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The new promotion was rolled out at a major press conference held at the company's headquarters on Capital Bypass in Monrovia. According to Orange's Corporate Communications Strategist, Dr. Kimmie Weeks, from October through December, the... Read more
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Opposition Party May Take Legal Action Against Election Bodyabout the integrity and subsequent validity of the recent election outcomes," C
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about the integrity and subsequent validity of the recent election outcomes," Cummings said at a press conference in Monrovia yesterday. "I am also disturbed by the reported thousands of Liberians that were denied their constitutional right... Read more
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'Jungle Jabbah' lawyer lashes out at accusers, feds, as case goes to juryhere in the West African hair salons and groceries that line Woodland Avenue as
Philly.com / Posted 21 hours ago
here in the West African hair salons and groceries that line Woodland Avenue as an ocean away in Liberia’s capital of Monrovia. The jury of eight women and four men retired to begin their deliberations just after 3 p.m. Tuesday. Jabateh – a... Read more
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First Time for Capitol to Produce Democratically Elected President, VPnor was there the inclusion of youth or women if there was such; so whatever ha
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nor was there the inclusion of youth or women if there was such; so whatever happened at the Barclay Training Center in Monrovia in the name of transfer of power from President Edwin Barclay to William V. S. Tubman was more symbolic than... Read more
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IREDD Releases New Report On October Pollsgood governance and democracy. The group's project manager, Mercy Sackey, who
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good governance and democracy. The group's project manager, Mercy Sackey, who read the report at a press conference in Monrovia, said during the electoral process, it observed that representatives of opposition political parties were denied... Read more
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Inter-Con Security Found Liable for Unfair Labour Practice in LiberiaMonrovia — One of the leading private security firms in Liberia, which provides
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Monrovia — One of the leading private security firms in Liberia, which provides security for the United States Embassy in Monrovia and other very important clients has been found liable for unfair labour practices and ordered to pay over six hundred... Read more
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Leewarg Calls for Responsible Post-Elections Media Reportingcards. Amb. Ajisomo said upon discovering the challenges, LEEWARG made calls t
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cards. Amb. Ajisomo said upon discovering the challenges, LEEWARG made calls to the NEC, LNP and other key stakeholders in Monrovia to address issues emanating from those polling centers. "We held four press conferences to provide situational... Read more
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Advocate Sees Impunity in Liberia After Jungle Jabbah Trial in AmericaMonrovia — Hassan Bility, the renowned advocate for justice of victims of war c
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Monrovia — Hassan Bility, the renowned advocate for justice of victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity, has said that the trial of former ULIMO general Mohammed Jabateh in the United States shows that Liberians are becoming open to ending... Read more
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LP Calls for Mass Demonstration15 October at a news conference at the party headquarters opposite the St. Jose
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15 October at a news conference at the party headquarters opposite the St. Joseph's Catholic Hospital Junction in the Monrovia suburb of Old Road, the Chairman of the Gallant National Youth Wing of the Liberty Party Cephas M.D. Flanzamaton... Read more
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Jabbah Lawyer Offers No Defense Witnesses - Final Statements Begin Oct. 17Pagano had earlier informed the federal judge that he wouldn't be bringing Jabb
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Pagano had earlier informed the federal judge that he wouldn't be bringing Jabbateh's witnesses via live video link from Monrovia as was previously promised. The court had been told the witnesses had trouble getting passports. One was denied a... Read more
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EuroNews
football star 'King George' nears goal of Liberia presidencyBy Edward McAllister MONROVIA (Reuters) – George Weah has been here before: on
EuroNews / Posted yesterday
By Edward McAllister MONROVIA (Reuters) – George Weah has been here before: on the goal line of the Liberian presidency, one run-off vote from victory. Unlike in 2005, however, his support is much wider and many expect him at last to succeed. The... Read more
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soccer star 'King George' nears goal of Liberia presidencyMONROVIA (Reuters) - George Weah has been here before: on the goal line of the
Reuters / Posted yesterday
MONROVIA (Reuters) - George Weah has been here before: on the goal line of the Liberian presidency, one run-off vote from victory. Unlike in 2005, however, his support is much wider and many expect him at last to succeed. The 1995 European soccer... Read more
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EU, Transport Ministry to Hold Safe Streets FestivalUnion (EU) and GIZ will be holding a city activity dubbed: 'Safe Streets Festiv
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Union (EU) and GIZ will be holding a city activity dubbed: 'Safe Streets Festival' on Saturday, 25 November 2017 in Central Monrovia. The event is inspired by the European Mobility Week and takes place under the motto: "Road Safety Strengthens... Read more
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Ellen Relaxes Regulatory Mandateson concessionaires, small, medium-sized businesses and manufacturers. The Exec
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on concessionaires, small, medium-sized businesses and manufacturers. The Executive Order issued on Monday, 16 October in Monrovia says potential investors have curtailed or cancelled planned investments throughout the economy, adding that this... Read more
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WSR Releases Elections Reportsrelated issues. Speaking to journalists at a press conference on Monday, 16 Oct
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related issues. Speaking to journalists at a press conference on Monday, 16 October at the TM Mall at Mamba Point in Monrovia, Madam Wureh said WSR has received a total of 1086 incidents. She says 784 of these incidents were National... Read more
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Civil Society Group Seeks Explanation From NEC84,057 ballots from the 10 October polls are rendered invalid. Addressing repor
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84,057 ballots from the 10 October polls are rendered invalid. Addressing reporters over the weekend in Paynesville outside Monrovia, the Secretary-General of a local civil society group, Citizens for Transparent Elections in Liberia says figures... Read more
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FAO Wants Collective Commitmentthe need for collective commitment to address food security. Speaking at the o
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the need for collective commitment to address food security. Speaking at the official program in Fendell, outside Monrovia, Mr. Marc T. Abdala said "I strongly believe that achieving the zero hunger goals by 2030 depends on our collective... Read more
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Test Vaccines Produce Immune ResponseResults from PREVAIL I--a large Ebola vaccine study that enrolled more than a t
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Results from PREVAIL I--a large Ebola vaccine study that enrolled more than a thousand Liberians at Redemption Hospital in Monrovia during the first few months of 2015-- have been published in the October 12th issue of The New England Journal of... Read more
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Where're the Crowds?Saryee notes that Liberian politics especially, campaign exercises, have been r
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Saryee notes that Liberian politics especially, campaign exercises, have been reduced to crowd-pulling in the streets of Monrovia and other parts of the country as though those self-proclaim followers seen in the streets during rallies are... Read more
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Women Climax Fast and Prayer for Peaceful Electionsthe October 10 elections, women of all ages gathered from dawn to sunset on a r
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the October 10 elections, women of all ages gathered from dawn to sunset on a roadside close to the party headquarters in Monrovia of several presidential candidates and knelt in prayer, fasting, and supplication to God that the country be spared... Read more
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Liberian runoff vote on Nov. 7 with Weah facing BoakaiMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Election authorities say Liberia's presidential runoff
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted yesterday
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Election authorities say Liberia's presidential runoff will take place Nov. 7. Henry Flomo, National Elections Commission communications director, said Tuesday that former international soccer superstar George Weah will face... Read more
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Liberian runoff vote on Nov. 7 with Weah facing BoakaiMONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Election authorities say Liberia's presidential runoff
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) - Election authorities say Liberia's presidential runoff will take place Nov. 7. Henry Flomo, National Elections Commission communications director, said Tuesday that former international soccer superstar George Weah will face... Read more
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Wateraid in Liberia and Sierra Leone Calls for Action to Improve Wash in SchoolsMonrovia — Students in Monrovia discussing the importance of handwashing, as pa
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Monrovia — Students in Monrovia discussing the importance of handwashing, as part of Global Handwashing Day on the United Nations (UNMIL) Radio With Global Handwashing Day on Monday, October 15, WaterAid in Liberia and Sierra Leone has today renewed... Read more
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MOA, FAO to Celebrate World Food Day in MonroviaMonrovia — The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA)
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Monrovia — The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Agriculture (MOA), the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) and other strategic partners will on Monday, October 16,... Read more
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Special Judiciary Task Force to Review Cases of Pre-Trial DetaineesMonrovia — Pre-trial detainees in detention centers in Montserrado and Margibi
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Monrovia — Pre-trial detainees in detention centers in Montserrado and Margibi Counties are to have their cases reviewed. This was disclosed Monday to this paper by a member of the Special Judiciary Task Force, who asked for anonymity as he wasn't... Read more
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'Let the Girl Child Work in Ending Discrimination Against Women'Monrovia — In observance of the International Day of the Girl Child, 15 adolesc
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Monrovia — In observance of the International Day of the Girl Child, 15 adolescent girls sat around a table at the offices of Women NGO Secretariat of Liberia, (WONGOSOL) to brainstorm on what they learned from their work during the just-ended... Read more
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Philly.com
Jurors to begin weighing charges in 'Jungle Jabbah' warlord trialtestimony Stemm, who covered Liberia’s executive mansion during the war. Stemm
Philly.com / Posted yesterday
testimony Stemm, who covered Liberia’s executive mansion during the war. Stemm told jurors that he first saw Jabateh in Monrovia, Liberia’s capital, in 1995 – years after the atrocities the government’s other witnesses described. At the time,... Read more
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Cabicol Calls On Political PartiesPresidential and Representatives Elections held across the country on Tuesday,
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Presidential and Representatives Elections held across the country on Tuesday, 10 October. Addressing a news conference in Monrovia on Monday, 9 October, eve of polling day, the President of CABICOL, Most Rev. Anthony F. Borwah, says political... Read more
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Tension At Polling Centerup Tuesday, 10 October specifically at the William V.S. Tubman High School poll
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up Tuesday, 10 October specifically at the William V.S. Tubman High School polling center in the 12th Street community, a Monrovia suburb where scores of voters protested over the absence of polling staffs in Precinct # 00343 to enable them cast... Read more
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Concerns Mount Over Delayed Judicial Retreat Resolutiona conduct of a judicial retreat for justices and judges by the Judiciary. A mo
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a conduct of a judicial retreat for justices and judges by the Judiciary. A month - long judicial retreat was held outside Monrovia sometime this year. But due to delay in releasing to the public the outcome of the retreat, some Liberians have... Read more
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No Election Is FairEISA, Dr. Amanita Toure says no election is fair where human action is involved
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
EISA, Dr. Amanita Toure says no election is fair where human action is involved. Addressing reporters over the weekend in Monrovia on the October 10th elections Dr. Toure notes, "To my believe there is no perfect election in the world, not even in... Read more
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I'll Not Settle for Runof voting," the slow talking vice president said on Friday, 13 October at the U
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of voting," the slow talking vice president said on Friday, 13 October at the UP Headquarters in Congo Town, suburb of Monrovia. Under the Liberian Constitution, a winner in a presidential race can be declared by the NEC if one candidate... Read more
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Fraudulent Electionsdid not pass the minimum standards required for free, fair and transparent elec
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did not pass the minimum standards required for free, fair and transparent elections. Addressing a news conference in Monrovia, on Friday, 13 October LP Standard Bearer Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine notes: "These elections were characterized... Read more
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Lonestar Rewards Mobile Money Subscribers With Big Prizesprizes, the latest of which was the awarding of L$1 million to one of its subsc
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prizes, the latest of which was the awarding of L$1 million to one of its subscribers, a resident of Paynesville, outside Monrovia. Prizes awarded included bags of rice, television sets, generators, blackberry phones and modem, Argo-oil, but the... Read more
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Illiteracy, Poor Voter Education Pose Serious Challenges During Voting Processdue to bad roads and poor weather. Our reporter observed that voting was a bit
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
due to bad roads and poor weather. Our reporter observed that voting was a bit disorganized in some polling stations in Monrovia as many voters had difficulty locating their voting points. Many, who had spent hours on a particular queue, were... Read more
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"Use the Court System Not Violence"election results instead of engaging into violence. FIND Executive Director, R
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
election results instead of engaging into violence. FIND Executive Director, Roosevelt Woods, told a news conference in Monrovia Monday that violence has not resolved and will never resolve any dispute and as such, political parties and... Read more
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Liberia to Get Oil FactorySIFCA - Mr. Alassane Doumbia last Friday when he met with President Ellen Johns
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
SIFCA - Mr. Alassane Doumbia last Friday when he met with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at her Foreign Ministry office in Monrovia. Mr. Doumbia thanked the President for the cooperation the company received from the Government of Liberia when it... Read more
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'Trucked Voters' Stranded'Candidates who didn't win the elections went into hiding to avoid people they r
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Candidates who didn't win the elections went into hiding to avoid people they reportedly trucked to the county from Monrovia and other parts of the country. According to our reporter, the stranded voters are finding every available means to... Read more
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Rights Group Demands Elections Chief Resignation Amid Reports of IrregularitiesMonrovia — Liberians went to the poll on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, to exercise
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Monrovia — Liberians went to the poll on Tuesday, October 10, 2017, to exercise their political franchise, aimed at electing a new successor for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is expected to step down in January, 2018. Complaints about... Read more
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'God Bless You' Community - a Rejected Community At Center of GovernmentMonrovia — For the past six years, it seems many communities in Montserrado Cou
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Monrovia — For the past six years, it seems many communities in Montserrado County's electoral District #88 like many communities in other parts of the country, did not benefit from the district development fund, which is contained in the County... Read more
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Lack of Infrastructure Impacts Liberia's Pollsturnout of citizens for October 10, 2017 presidential and legislative elections
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turnout of citizens for October 10, 2017 presidential and legislative elections in the country. In a release issued in Monrovia, BFF however, expressed regret that such mass turnout could not be translated into an inclusive participation of all... Read more
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Runoff Lobbying Under Way - Weah, VP Look to Build AlliancesMonrovia — With 95.6% of polling places from ballot stations across Liberia rep
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Monrovia — With 95.6% of polling places from ballot stations across Liberia reporting, it is looking increasingly likely and mathematically obvious that this year's Presidential race is headed to a run-off conclusion. With 95.6 percent of votes... Read more
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Weah, Boakai for Presidential Runoff PollMonrovia — FORMER global soccer star, Geroge Weah and Vice President Joseph Boa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Monrovia — FORMER global soccer star, Geroge Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai look set to contest a run off next month after landmark presidential polls in Liberia failed to produce an outright winner. The two candidates comfortably led the... Read more
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