Monday 18 December 2017

All International wire news

E.g., 2017-12-18

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AFP - 12/15/17

A Liberian opposition party formally backed George Weah for president on Thursday despite mounting a prolonged legal fight with his opponent, Vice-President Joseph...

AFP - 12/15/17

Liberia's ruling Unity Party has asked the Supreme Court to further delay the presidential runoff, which its candidate Vice President Joseph Boakai will contest on...

AFP - 12/13/17

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...

AFP - 12/8/17

Liberia's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the electoral commission to proceed with a presidential runoff delayed for a month by fraud complaints, but said the...

AFP - 12/8/17

Liberia's Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the electoral commission to proceed with a presidential runoff delayed for a month by fraud complaints, but said the...

AFP - 12/4/17

Businesses in Liberia's dual-currency economy are feeling the pinch as customers stay home and the exchange rate keeps climbing in the absence of a resolution to the...

AFP - 11/29/17

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...

AFP - 11/26/17

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...

AFP - 11/17/17

The US embassy in Liberia on Thursday expressed "confidence in the integrity" of first-round voting in the country's presidential election, urging political leaders...

AFP - 11/9/17

Liberian presidential candidate George Weah's party said Wednesday that it will respect the decision to delay the country's planned run-off vote, but called for the...

AFP - 11/8/17

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Tuesday that democracy was "under assault" in her nation as several political parties accuse the electoral commission of...

AFP - 11/7/17

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...

AFP - 11/7/17

The Supreme Court on Monday indefinitely delayed a vote for Liberia's new president, over an opposition party complaint of electoral fraud, as the vice-president...

AFP - 11/6/17

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

AFP - 11/6/17

The extraordinary delay in electing Liberia's new leader amid claims of electoral fraud is entrenching existing divides between the candidates and outgoing President...

AFP - 11/4/17

Liberia's Supreme Court on Friday said it would decide next week whether a runoff vote for the presidency will go ahead, after hearing arguments from an opposition...

AFP - 11/3/17

The Liberian opposition politician who has lodged a legal complaint against the country's election commission on Thursday called for its commissioners to be replaced...

AFP - 11/3/17

The presidents of Guinea and Togo held mediation talks Wednesday with all sides involved in Liberia's disputed election, following a Supreme Court announcement it...

AFP - 11/2/17

Liberia's supreme court has delayed until Friday a hearing on the country's disputed presidential election, increasing the likelihood that an impending runoff vote...

AFP - 10/31/17

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Monday hit back at claims by her own vice-president that she had interfered in the election to choose her successor by...

AFP - 10/30/17

Liberia's ruling party on Sunday announced a formal complaint against the electoral commission over the outcome of the October 10 presidential poll, days before a...

AFP - 10/27/17

Ex-warlord Prince Johnson on Thursday announced his support for former football star George Weah in the runoff for Liberia's presidency next month.

"I am...

AFP - 10/21/17

On a weekday morning in Cecelia Dunbar school, a bumpy hour's drive from Liberia's capital, a group of seven-year-olds concentrate on their maths lesson, seated at...

AFP - 10/16/17

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...

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