Tag Archives: George Weah

Supreme Court halts presidential election re-run in Liberia

Liberia’s Supreme Court has ordered preparations for Tuesday’s presidential run-off vote be halted amid allegations of fraud from an eliminated candidate. Ex-football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai are due to go head-to-head in the 7 November vote. But the Liberty Party’s Charles Brumskine, who came third in the first round, has challenged the result. Last month’s election was ...

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George Weah meets TB Joshua ahead of Liberia election run-off

The leading presidential candidate in Liberia and footballing legend George Weah, on Sunday was at the Sunday Church service of The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) in Lagos, Nigeria. The famous Liberian Senator was said to have come to the Church service to “seek God’s face” for his country. During the sermon by Pastor T.B. Joshua which was broadcast ...

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Liberia election: Ex-football star George Weah takes early lead

Partial results from Liberia’s presidential election show former football star George Weah has taken an early lead. Figures from the National Elections Commission (NEC) put Mr Weah ahead in 11 out of 15 counties, although most votes have yet to be counted. His main rival, incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai, leads in one county and is second in most others. A ...

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No winner of presidential polls yet – Liberia’s EC

The National Election Commission (NEC) of Liberia, has stated that, contrary to claims on social media and some news portals suggesting a winner has been declared in Tuesday’s election, it has not started releasing provisional results of the elections as yet. The West African country went to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president following Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s 12-year reign ...

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Liberia votes today: George Weah, 19 others vie for presidency

Liberians are set to go to the polls to choose a successor to Africa’s first elected female president and Nobel Peace laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Ex-football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai are the main contenders in the race to succeed her. Liberia, founded by freed US slaves in the 19th Century, has not had a smooth transfer of ...

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George Weah calls on Nana Addo

Former FIFA footballer of the year and current Senator of the Montserrado Country in Liberia, George Oppong Weah, paid a courtesy call on President Akufo-Addo today [Tuesday] to congratulate him on his election as President and also to discuss issues of mutual concern and benefit to the two nations. According to Senator Weah, the conduct of Ghana’s elections and subsequent ...

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