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Liberian rerun: Police say threat level low

The Liberia National Police has allayed fears of possible violence in Tuesday’s presidential run-off election, saying the threat level “is very low’’.

Liberia to choose between soccer star, VP in Tuesday runoff

Liberians head to the polls Tuesday for a runoff election between a former international soccer star and the vice president to replace Africa's first female head of state.

US predicts violence in Liberia election, warns nationals

The U.S. government, through its embassy in Monrovia, has warned of possible violence before or after Tuesday’s presidential run-off elections in Liberia.

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 Supreme Court dismisses VP Joseph Boakai petition, election slated for December 26

Liberia’s Supreme Court has thrown out a request by the governing Unity Party to halt the 26 December presidential run-off election between ex-football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai.

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 presidential runoff set for December 26

The runoff in Liberia's presidential elections will be held on December 26, the country's electoral overseer announced on Tuesday, clearing a last hurdle in a protracted saga.

Liberia’s Supreme Court lifts suspension on presidential run-off election

The Supreme Court of Liberia has lifted its stay order on the country’s presidential run-off election earlier billed for Nov. 7.

Liberian parties register election appeal with Supreme Court

The parties of the Liberian presidential candidates who finished second and third in October 10 elections have lodged an appeal with the Supreme Court calling for a re-run of the vote.

Liberia election dispute heads back to Supreme Court

The Board of Commissioners of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) has upheld Tuesday’s ruling of NEC Dispute Hearing Officer which dismissed complaints of fraud against the Oct. 10 presidential elections.

Liberia election board rejects vote fraud claims

Liberia’s election commission on Friday confirmed its rejection of fraud allegations over the first round of presidential elections, setting the scene for a showdown at the Supreme Court.

Re-run hope rises for Liberia’s George Weah as challenger’s appeal is dismissed

The Hearing Office of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) has dismissed complaints of electoral fraud that has stalled the run-off presidential elections.

Liberia’s election petition panel trashes Charles Brumskine’s fraud allegations

The Hearing Office of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) has dismissed complaints of electoral fraud that has stalled the run-off presidential elections.

Liberia electoral commission rejects parties’ fraud case

Liberia's electoral commission on Monday formally rejected fraud allegations lodged by two parties over the presidential election result, setting the country on a course for a showdown at the Supreme Court.

International pressure ramps up over Liberia election delay

The European Union on Tuesday joined an international chorus urging Liberian political parties and its electoral commission to end "unnecessary delays" and elect a new president.

Liberia election was designed to be rigged – Joseph Boakai

Liberia's Vice-President has quietly occupied the executive backseat for 12 years, but in light of electoral fraud he believes snatched away his chance at the presidency, Joseph Boakai, is unleashing himself.

Liberia Supreme Court delays presidential runoff indefinitely

Liberia’s Supreme Court on Monday ordered the country’s electoral commission to resolve a fraud complaint lodged by an opposition party before a runoff vote for the presidency can be held.

Liberia holds breath as Supreme Court rules on presidential vote

Liberians nervously awaited a Supreme Court ruling on Monday on the timing of a runoff presidential vote after the process was thrown into uncertainty by fraud allegations.

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