Horse-trading begins for Liberia presidential runoff
Liberian parties began internal talks on Monday on whether to back former international footballer George Weah or incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai in a runoff for the presidency.
Geroge Weah, Joseph Boakai face presidential runoff next month
With tallies in from 95.6 percent of polling stations, Weah took 39.0 percent of the votes and Boakai 29.1 percent, both well short of the 50 percent barrier required to win outright from the first round of voting held on Tuesday.
George Weah and Boakai ahead in Liberia election partial results
Liberian presidential candidates George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai dominated partial tallies released by the country's electoral commission on Thursday.
Liberians await delayed results for new president
Liberia on Thursday awaited the delayed announcement of the outcome of presidential elections as international observers called for the results to be released promptly to avoid stoking tension.
As Liberia votes today, here’s why you should care
As Liberians head to the polls today to decide who will succeed President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, there is tremendous excitement and hope for renewed energy and new possibilities.
Will Liberians go for Joseph Boakai tomorrow?
The three major contenders include Joseph Boakai, 72, of the Unity Party (UP) and the Liberian vice-president since January 2006. George Weah, 51, of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC). Weah is a former footballer who was defeated by Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the 2005 election.