Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa's first female president, will step aside after two six-year terms in office.
On Arsenal's website Wenger says: "I would like to congratulate one of my former players, who became president of Liberia, George Weah". A second shot as a running mate to William Tubman in 2011 also missed the mark as Sirleaf's Unity Party garnered 530,020 votes while the CDC earned 394,370 votes. Fomunyoh, who also observed Liberia's 2005 elections, said Sirleaf helped create an environment for an open race with such a high number of candidates. - AP. The Nobel Peace Prize victor was Africa's first female president and helped the country rebuild from years of civil war and the devastating Ebola crisis.
According to an Executive Mansion release, President Sirleaf, early on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 joined the queue at precisely 8:20a.m.in Fefeh Town, Bomi County to cast her vote.
During his career Weah played for Monaco, PSG, Marseille, Milan, Chelsea and Manchester city.
The party's national chairman, Benjamin Sanvee in a statement, "The Liberty Party is deeply troubled by the discovery of numerous incidents of irregularities and fraud that occurred during the elections".
The AU and ECOWAS made several recommendations about the electoral process including the need for a review of the electoral register which accounted for long winding queues on voting day, as well as adequate training for election staff. "If NEC does not cooperate with our request, we will take the appropriate legal action".
After Visiting 'Miracle' Babies in Hospital, Tragedy for Mom
She was returning home from visiting her twin daughters, Hannah and Sarah , who were not even 8 weeks old yet, the page stated. The update continued that the twins "are doing surprisingly well", and are expected to go home in 4 to 6 weeks.
Gucci pledges to go fur-free from 2018
Gucci joins brands like Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Tommy Hilfiger, and Armani in banning fur in their clothing and accessories. Fashion giant Gucci has committed to being fur-free from next year, starting with its spring-summer 2018 collection.
United States withdraws from UNESCO
The magazine said the decision was aimed at saving money and to protest what the U.S believes is UNESCO's anti-Israel stance. The department also cited "the need for fundamental reform" and "mounting arrears" at the organization.