George Weah wins Liberia election run-off by 61.5%

AC Milan footballer legend, George Weah has won the Tuesday’s election runoff to become Liberia’s president-elect. Results released by the country’s National Elections Commission (NEC), representing 98.1% of ballots counted, showed Mr Weah ahead of Vice President Joseph Boakai. The Ballon d’Or winner George Weah, 51, won 61.5% of the vote, while his opponent Mr Boakai, 73, […]

George Weah takes comfortable lead in Liberia presidential poll

Provisional results released by Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) put African football great, George Weah, in a comfortable lead. The figures showed the two-time presidential aspirant was ahead in 11 out of 15 counties, though most of the votes are yet to be counted. Vice President Joseph Boakai was leading in one county and comes […]

Provisional results in Liberia election trickling in

Provisional results are trickling in from several polling centres across Liberia after what has been described by international observers as peaceful general elections. The Tuesday exercise was to elect a new president out of the 20 competing candidates and 73 senators. The country’s National Elections Commission (NEC) is expected to have all the results from […]