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How Senator George Weah emerged Liberian president-elect

Crowds of people rushed to the streets of Monrovia and other towns in Liberia as the country’s National Elections Commission, NEC, announced that George Weah, the candidate of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change, CDC, has won 61.5 per cent of the total votes cast.

Major Liberian opposition party backs Senator George Weah presidency

A Liberian opposition party formally backed George Weah for president on Thursday despite mounting a prolonged legal fight with his opponent, Vice-President Joseph Boakai, against the country's electoral commission.

Liberia’s NEC suspends run-off election activities

The National Elections Commission of Liberia has suspended electoral activities ahead of the Nov. 7 run-off presidential elections in compliance with an order of the country’s Supreme Court halting the process.

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