Liberia to slash budget due to slowdown in mining sector +++ Cameroon rattled by multiple attacks that killed scores +++ Sierra Leone alert after Ebola re-emerges
After two terms in office, Liberia's president will step down in 2018. The race to succeed her is gaining momentum.
Liberians are voting to elect a successor for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. The peace Nobelist is stepping down after 12 years in office. The vote is seen as a crucial test for the country’s democracy.
Liberia is heading to the polls on October 10 with twenty candidates on the ballot paper. The list includes a fashion model, a football icon, a warlord and a host of businessmen and career politicians.
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