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Liberia: Africa’s oldest republic scarred by war, Ebola

Liberia, which elects a new president in a run-off on Tuesday, is an English-speaking nation in West Africa that still bears the scars of a gruesome civil war and a devastating Ebola outbreak.

Liberians to choose new leader in delayed presidential vote

Liberians go to the polls on Tuesday to select either former international footballer George Weah or Vice President Joseph Boakai as their new president, in a vote that analysts say is too close to call.

Liberia to vote in delayed run-off for new president

Liberians choose a new leader on Tuesday in a run-off between Vice President Joseph Boakai and footballing icon George Weah, a vote that will mark the country's first democratic transition since 1944.

Liberia’s wartime ghosts return to haunt election

Dekergar Duko, a lean father-of-two who crushes rocks for a living, often reminisces during his days of backbreaking labour about his life under Liberia's warlord-turned-president, Charles Taylor.

Liberia’s Supreme Court halts presidential run-off over fraud allegations

Liberia’s Supreme Court has stayed the Nov. 7 presidential run-off election until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who has alleged fraud.

Liberia’s ruling party accuses Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of interfering in polls, challenges results

Liberia’s ruling party, whose candidate finished runner-up in the first round of this month’s presidential election, said on Sunday it would back a legal challenge to the result, accusing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of interfering in the vote.

Campaigns open for Liberia’s run-off presidential election

The National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia has declared political campaigns open for the November 7 run-off presidential election.

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.

Liberia’s George Weah, Joseph Boakai face presidential runoff next month

Former international footballer George Weah and Liberia's Vice President Joseph Boakai will face a runoff for the presidency on November 7, the national election commission announced Sunday.

Polls open in Liberia general elections

Polling stations have opened across Liberia as the nation elects its next president and 73 members of the House of Representatives.

Five things to know about Liberia’s election

Liberians go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president after 12 years under Africa’s first elected female leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Campaigns close in Liberia’s crucial general elections

Political campaigns in Liberia officially closed at midnight (1 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday ahead of the country’s crucial presidential and House of Representatives elections billed for Tuesday.

Five things to know about Liberia’s election

Liberians go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president after 12 years under Africa's first elected female leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Five things to know about Liberia’s election

Liberians go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president after 12 years under Africa's first elected female leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

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