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

George Weah is senator for Montserrado County in Liberia.

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

Erroneous reports on social media said George Weah had been declared winner of the polls

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

Erroneous reports on social media said George Weah had been declared winner of the polls

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

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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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