Thursday, 22nd February 2024


26 Nov
A car plowed into a crowd celebrating the election victory of Liberia's president-elect Joseph Boakai in the capital Monrovia overnight Monday (November 20), killing two people and injuring around 18 others, two hospital staff said.
18 Nov
Thomas Kaydor, a political sciences lecturer at the University of Liberia, agreed. “Even if you add up all the votes from the 25 remaining polling stations, George Weah cannot win,” he said. According to Friday's figure, Boakai was 28,000 votes ahead of Weah. Just over 1.6 million ballots have been counted.
15 Nov
Ballot counting was underway in Liberia on Tuesday in a run-off election between President George Weah and former vice president Joseph Boakai, in what is expected to be a closely fought vote.
12 Nov
President George Weah takes on former vice president Joseph Boakai in an election run-off on Tuesday that one analyst has warned could be tense and highly competitive. David Doyle explains what to expect from the vote.
18 Oct
What happened to the victims of war crimes in Liberia, still waiting for justice, 20 years after two devastating civil wars? Six years ago, President George Weah had pledged to establish an economic and war crimes court, but that now appears to be a facade. Here's the Flip Side.
16 Oct
Liberia's election could well be heading for a run-off with provisional results on Sunday from nearly three-quarters of polling stations showing only a slim margin between incumbent President George Weah and his main challenger Joseph Boakai.
10 Oct
Liberia's presidential candidates lead rallies ahead of election.


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The UEFA Champions League returns this midweek with heavyweight matches between Spanish and Italian teams SSC Napoli and Barcelona FC. Ayomide Sotunbo previews the game on this edition of The Nutmeg on Guardian TV.
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Aceh is a staunchly conservative province of Indonesia and the only region in the world's most populous Muslim country that implements the Islamic law, Shariah.
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The government will unveil its latest economic forecasts for 2024 on Wednesday, with media reports suggesting a sharp downgrade to a mere 0.2 percent growth. In its autumn projections, the government was still expecting output to expand by 1.3 percent.
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May 29 is set as the date when South Africa's ruling ANC party will face voters for what may be the first real challenge to its domination of the political landscape. Also, Guinea's ruling junta doubles down on its dissolution of the government by announcing further restrictions.
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A veteran satellite is to make an uncontrolled descent to Earth this week after almost three decades in orbit. But the European Space Agency says debris from the ERS-2 is highly unlikely to hit anyone.