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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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Liberian women hold mass fast for peaceful elections

Dressed in identical printed skirts, a hundred Liberian women knelt in prayer after another long day in three weeks of fasting, appealing once more that their country be spared of violence. Ahead of elections next Tuesday, women of all ages are gathering from dawn to sunset on a roadside close to the party headquarters of several presidential candidates. Their daily ...

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Ballot papers for Liberia’s elections to be printed in Ghana, Slovenia

Printing companies in Ghana and Slovenia are printing the ballot papers for Liberia’s October 10 presidential elections. This was announced by the country’s National Elections Commission (NEC) Chairman Jerome George Korkoya, explaining that the ballots for the House of Representatives will be printed in Ghana, while ballots for presidential candidates will be printed in Slovenia. “We’ve concluded discussion that the ...

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