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U.S. may aid Liberia in search for missing millions

Sep 23 2018

MONROVIA The U.S. government is considering helping Liberia track down more than $100 million in missing cash, an embassy spokesman said, in a case that has triggered a political crisis in the impoverished country. | Video

Liberia ruling party expels President Johnson Sirleaf

Jan 14 2018

MONROVIA Liberia's ruling Unity Party has expelled the country's outgoing president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is accused by party leaders of meddling in last year's presidential elections in which its candidate suffered a bruising defeat.

Liberia presidential camps offer dueling predictions before first results

Dec 27 2017

MONROVIA Former soccer star George Weah's camp said on Wednesday he was set to win Liberia's presidential election run-off against Vice President Joseph Boakai but Boakai's camp said the contest was still too close to call ahead of the first official results. | Video

Liberians vote in historic, delayed election

Dec 27 2017

MONROVIA Liberians went to the polls on Tuesday for a presidential election they hope will mark their first democratic transfer of power in more than seven decades, despite allegations of fraud. | Video

Liberian court clears way for presidential run-off vote

Dec 07 2017

MONROVIA Liberia's supreme court cleared the way for a presidential run-off election, ruling on Thursday that it had not found enough evidence of fraud to halt the whole process.

Liberia electoral commission says fraud claims lack evidence

Nov 20 2017

MONROVIA Liberia's electoral commission said on Monday that claims of fraud brought by a presidential candidate in last month's election did not have sufficient evidence, delivering a preliminary conclusion of an investigation.

Liberia's president says 'our democracy is under assault'

Nov 07 2017

MONROVIA Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Tuesday said democracy in the West African country was being threatened, a day after the Supreme Court put a presidential runoff on hold over fraud allegations.

Fraud probe to delay Liberia election run-off: election commission

Nov 03 2017

MONROVIA A presidential election run-off in Liberia scheduled for Tuesday will be delayed by a Supreme Court fraud investigation, the National Elections Commission (NEC) said on Friday.

Liberia's Supreme Court halts election preparation over fraud accusations

Nov 01 2017

MONROVIA Liberia's Supreme Court has halted preparations for next week's presidential run-off vote between former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who alleged fraud.

Liberia's ruling party backs challenge to presidential result

Oct 29 2017

MONROVIA Liberia's ruling party, whose candidate finished runner-up in the first round of this month's presidential election, said on Sunday it would back a legal challenge to the result, accusing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of interfering in the vote.

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