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.
I, not George Weah, will win election, Liberian vice president boasts
Vice-President Joseph Boakai of Liberia says “nothing is going to stop” his victory in the October 10 presidential elections.
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.
Liberians vote for president in high-stakes contest
Liberians started voting on Tuesday to elect a new president in a contest set to complete the country's first democratic transition of power in more than 70 years.
With Sirleaf, Liberia's glass ceiling cracked but failed to shatter
Liberia's female politicians profess near-universal respect for Ellen Johnson Sirleaf as she steps down after 12 years as president -- but many also say the glass ceiling that Africa's first female leader cracked remains firmly in place.
Liberia's Sirleaf to campaign for female candidates in election
Liberia's outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf says she will actively campaign for the handful of female candidates contesting elections in October, while her male vice-president seeks to replace her.
Poisoning appears cause of mystery Liberia illness, says WHO
Evidence suggests a mysterious illness that has killed 12 people in Liberia is linked to food or drink poisoning and is not a viral infection, the UN said Friday, confirming three new cases.
More die as mysterious illness spreads to Liberia capital
More people have died following the outbreak of a mysterious illness that began in southeastern Liberia but has spread to the capital, with 12 unexplained deaths so far, health authorities told AFP Tuesday.