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(FILES) Liberia's Incumbent President George Weah casts his vote at a polling station in Monrovia on October 10, 2023 during the presidential vote. - Liberians vote for a new president on November 14, 2023 in a tight run-off between President George Weah, an ex-international football star, and political veteran Joseph Boakai. (Photo by GUY PETERSON / AFP)

Man of The Year: George Weah… A torchbearer of democracy, sportsmanship amid political turmoil

It was not an auspicious time for politicians to test popularity on the streets. While rich economies in the global north got richer, their poor and developing counterparts in Africa got poorer
7 months ago
(FILES) Liberia's Incumbent President George Weah casts his vote at a polling station in Monrovia on October 10, 2023 during the presidential vote. - Liberians vote for a new president on November 14, 2023 in a tight run-off between President George Weah, an ex-international football star, and political veteran Joseph Boakai. (Photo by GUY PETERSON / AFP)

Cheering news from Liberia

For a long time, political transition has been a serious issue in Africa. Elections are often turned into a theater of warfare as incumbent political leaders wouldn’t want to concede to electoral
8 months ago
(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on November 13, 2023 shows Liberia's President George Weah (L) delivering a speech at the leaders summit of the COP27 climate conference at the Sharm el-Sheikh International Convention Centre, in Egypt's Red Sea resort city of the same name, on November 8, 2022, and outgoing Liberian Vice President Joseph Boakai (R) arriving at his party headquarters in Monrovia on December 29, 2017. - Liberians vote for a new president on November 14, 2023 in a tight run-off between President George Weah, an ex-international football star, and political veteran Joseph Boakai. (Photo by AHMAD GHARABLI and SEYLLOU / AFP)

Timi Frank urges African leaders to learn from Liberia’s election, slams Nigerian leadership

Timi Frank, the former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), has urged African leaders, particularly those in Nigeria, to draw lessons from the outcome of Liberia’s presidential election,
8 months ago
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