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Liberians to choose next president in a run-off

Liberians will have to choose between former football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai who becomes their next president after both candidates failed to secure over 50 percent of votes in last week’s presidential elections.

Liberians vote for a new President

Liberians are voting on Tuesday to elect a new president who will replace current President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who has served for 12 years after becoming Africa’s first democratically elected female president.

George Weah’s son Timothy signs for PSG

Timothy Weah has followed in the footsteps of his Ballon d'Or-winning father George by signing a professional contract with Paris St-Germain. The 17-year-old forward has signed a three-year deal with PSG, the club George represented from…

Charles Taylor’s ex-wife charged with torture

The ex-wife of Liberia's former president has been charged with torture, the Metropolitan Police said. Agnes Reeves Taylor, who was married to Charles Taylor, is to appear in court in London on Saturday. Ms Reeves Taylor, 51, faces charges…

WHO explains cause of mystery deaths in Liberia

The World Health Organization (W.H.O) has explained how some nine people died mysteriously in Liberia. Eight others also fell sick after they were reported to have returned from the funeral of a religious leader. On Friday an official of…

Gambia’s Barrow visits key West African nations

The President of the Gambia Adama Barrow will be visiting some key countries in West Africa to thank them for helping him get into power. The presidency in the Gambia said Mr. Barrow will start his tour of these countries on Wednesday by…