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Donald Trump Orders Liberian Migrants to Leave U.S.

Donald Trump Orders Liberian Migrants to Leave U.S.

🕔12:34, 28.Mar 2018

“Liberia is no longer experiencing armed conflict and has made significant progress in restoring stability and democratic governance,” US President Donald Trump argued.

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Liberia’s Unity Party Expels Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

Liberia’s Unity Party Expels Ellen Johnson Sirleaf

🕔14:54, 14.Jan 2018

Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate who has been in power for 12 years, denies the party’s allegations that she held inappropriate private meetings with election magistrates before the Oct. 10 vote. “The behaviour of the expelled persons … constitutes sabotage and undermined the existence of the party,” said the statement announcing the decision, which was taken by the party’s executive committee late on Saturday.

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George Weah Wins 2017 Presidential Election in Liberia Africa

George Weah Wins 2017 Presidential Election in Liberia Africa

🕔08:41, 29.Dec 2017

George Weah has won Liberia’s presidential run-off election and will succeed incumbent Ellen Johnson Sirleaf next month, the country’s first democratic transition in over 70 years. With 98.1 percent of the vote counted, Weah led with 61.5 percent to Vice President Joseph Boakai’s 38.5 percent, National Elections Commission Chairman Jerome Korkoyah told reporters in the capital Monrovia.

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The Congress for Democratic Change (CDC): What You Need to Know

The Congress for Democratic Change (CDC): What You Need to Know Updated

🕔09:00, 28.Dec 2017

Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) was founded in 2004. By that year, Liberians were picking up the pieces from the civil conflict that witnessed the exiling of President Taylor and the setting up of National Transitional Government (NTG) headed by one Charles Gyude Bryant. The NTG was an offspring of the Comprehensive Peace Accord (CPA) signed in Accra, Ghana in August 2003. The history of the CDC is still being written as you are reading this portion…

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George Weah Claims He is Set to Win Liberia’s 2017 Presidential Election Against Joseph Boakai

George Weah Claims He is Set to Win Liberia’s 2017 Presidential Election Against Joseph Boakai

🕔19:36, 27.Dec 2017

But unofficial partial results announced on local radio stations all showed the favourite George Weah in the lead, and Morlu said he expected his candidate to win with about 70% of the vote. “It is clear. We are only waiting for the (election commission) to announce the results and declare him president,” Morlu said. “We are calling on… Boakai to concede defeat and congratulate George Weah.”

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United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Commends Peaceful Vote in Liberia

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres Commends Peaceful Vote in Liberia

🕔17:58, 27.Dec 2017

United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the peaceful conduct of the second round of the presidential election in Liberia, and announced he is sending former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo to support the country in the first peaceful transfer of power from one democratically-elected leader to another in more than 70 years.

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George Weah Biography and Profile

George Weah Biography and Profile

🕔15:30, 26.Dec 2017

Liberian soccer star George Weah was named African, European and World Player of the Year in 1995 and has since become a prominent humanitarian and politician.

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Liberians Head to the Polls in Historic Election

Liberians Head to the Polls in Historic Election

🕔14:48, 26.Dec 2017

Boakai has found it harder to convince voters that he will bring change, given that he worked alongside Johnson Sirleaf for 12 years. Weah, by contrast, has won the hearts of mostly young Liberians through his star performances for Europe’s biggest football teams in the 1990s.

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