Home Topics Prince Johnson

Prince Johnson

Liberia’s George Weah rolls out early appointments

Less than 24 hours after his inauguration, Liberia’s President George Weah, announced seven appointments, including that of former Senate Pro-Tempore Gbezohngar Findley, as Foreign Affairs Minister.

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.

Recent Stories

US first black female nominee for governor emerges

For the first time in the U.S., voters have chosen a black woman as nominee for state governor after Stacey Abrams was declared victorious in Georgia’s Democratic primary on Tuesday.

Fans back Super Eagles Team B as main team feeder

Football fans in Ebonyi State have lent support to the calls for Super Eagles Team B to be used as the main team’s feeder after Russia 2018 World Cup.

FRSC identifies 572 faults in 390 vehicles in Anambra

The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Anambra command, said it spotted 572 faults in 390 vehicles examined during the two-day Free Vehicle Safety Checks (FVSC), conducted by the command in Anambra.

Unai Emery ready for Arsenal challenge

Fuelled by video nasties and sleepless nights, Unai Emery is ready for the challenge of succeeding Arsene Wenger after being appointed as Arsenal’s first new boss for 22 years.

Ex-SA President Jacob Zuma’s son fined for hate speech

Former South African President Jacob Zuma’s son Edward on Tuesday agreed to pay 5,000 U.S. dollars and apologised for his insulting letter.