President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia, today assumed the chair of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) towards combating malaria. ALMA is an alliance of 41 African heads of state and government working to end malaria-related deaths on the continent.
The former chairman of Liberia’s National Elections Commission (NEC) says he hopes his resignation will encourage the opposition Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) to participate in the November 8th runoff election.
Opposition parties in Liberia on Saturday rejected as “flawed” election results released so far which put incumbent President Ellen Johnson Sirleafin the lead.
Liberia is to release a first batch of official results on Thursday from its hotly-contested presidential election, in which Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is seeking a second term.
MONROVIA — The main rival of Liberian president and Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf issued a veiled warning on Saturday, saying tens of thousands could reject her re-election in a looming vote, making it hard for her to govern.
(InformAfrica) — A Harvard-trained economist was poised to become Africa’s first female head of state Thursday as she built a nearly insurmountable lead in Liberia’s runoff presidential election.
(InformAfrica) — Liberia’s President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf warned on Friday that political violence could spark a slide back into the civil conflict which devastated the country, after recent attacks on politicians.