Former football star George Weah and incumbent Vice-President Joseph Boakai on Saturday edged closer to competing in a run-off vote for Liberia’s presidency, with three quarters of polling stations counted.
African countries have been urged to begin a holistic review of all trade and tax laws as well as international trade treaties entered into in the last decades.
Polling stations have opened across Liberia as the nation elects its next president and 73 members of the House of Representatives.
Political campaigns in Liberia officially closed at midnight (1 a.m. Nigerian time) on Sunday ahead of the country’s crucial presidential and House of Representatives elections billed for Tuesday.
Vice President Joseph Boakai of Liberia says he will accept any result that is credible and transparent in the country’s general elections.
Voters in the West African nation of Liberia are set to elect a new head of state, as President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf prepares to step down after 12 years in power, an official poll has said on Tuesday.
A tanker delivering natural gas caught fire in Ghana’s capital Accra on Saturday, triggering two explosions that were heard across the city causing fires that forced local residents to flee.