A fresh start for Liberia with New Administration led by Pres George Weah

Written by on January 30, 2018

Liberia’s elections board recently certified former international football star George Weah as the winner of the nation’s presidential election, following a tally of all results.

In the West African country’s first democratic transfer of power after two devastating civil wars, Weah beat Vice President Joseph Boakai in Thursday’s run-off vote, gaining 61.5 percent of the ballot against 38.5 percent for his rival and winning in 14 of Liberia’s 15 counties. Weah’s CDC party won a total of 732,185 votes against Boakai’s Unity party, which garnered 457,579.

Weah, 51 . . .

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