Liberia Elections

President-elect George Weah: What’s next for Liberia?

​A peaceful transition of power in Liberia is cause for optimism but major challenges lie ahead for Liberia's president-elect George Weah

Football star George Weah wins presidential victory in Liberia.

Idolised in Liberia as 'Mister George', Weah is set to replace Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who in 2006 took over the country founded by freed US slaves.

Could George Weah be Liberia’s next president?

Weah will face Vice President Joseph Boakai on December 26 in a presidential run-off, the culmination of 12 years spent building political credibility

Liberia changes the guard

The departure of UN peacekeepers may be a bigger change than the election of a new leader

On Tuesday, Liberia gave itself a beautiful gift

'Tuesday was a statement that Liberia has resolutely chosen democracy, and a statement that Liberia insists on marching forward,' says the author

Five things to know about Liberia’s election

Liberians go to the polls on Tuesday to elect a new president after 12 years under Africa's first elected female leader, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Infrastructure is key for progress in Liberian elections

Interview: Liberia’s ruling party’s presidential candidate is vying for the presidency amid a major dispute with outgoing President Sirleaf.

Liberia elections: Who will succeed President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf?

Liberia is heading to the polls on October 10 with twenty candidates on the ballot paper

Why Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is no feminist icon

The international media and her supporters continue to hoist Johnson Sirleaf up as the matron of African women's rights. But does she deserve it?

Sirleaf appoints nun to investigate election violence

Liberia's Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has appointed a nun to probe a pre-poll shooting incident as results are set to confirm her divisive re-election.

Liberia’s Sirleaf ‘doesn’t have time to celebrate’

Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is hardly celebrating her impending election victory that secures her a second term in office as president.

Liberia’s Sirleaf eyes unity government

Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf will seek to reunite the country by forming a government that includes her rivals, if she wins the polls.

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20th Edition of the National Teaching Awards

Teachers are seldom recognised but they are indispensable to the country's education system

Awards affirm the vital work that teachers do

Government is committed to empowering South Africa’s teachers with skills, knowledge and techniques for a changing world

SAB Zenzele special AGM rescheduled to March 25 2020

New voting arrangements are being made to safeguard the health of shareholders

Dimension Data launches Saturday School in PE

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