iOS app Android app

Liberia Elections

Liberia's Sirleaf Wins 90 Percent In Boycotted Vote

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 01.23.2014 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — Africa's first and only female president handily won re-election Thursday with 90.2 percent of the vote, but her victory has...

President Heads For Easy Re-Election In Liberia

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 01.08.2012 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — An election that was supposed to solidify peace in this nation emerging from war was marred by dismal turnout Tuesday, after...

Less Than 24 Hours Before Elections, Liberia Hit By Deadly Violence

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 01.07.2012 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — Violence broke out at opposition headquarters, killing at least one person hours before Liberia's presidential runoff on Tue...

Opposition Calls Liberian Elections 'Flawed,' Pulls Out

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH | Posted 12.15.2011 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — A group of Liberian opposition parties said Saturday they are pulling out of a recent presidential poll and threatened to re...

Ex-Warlord Is Kingmaker In Liberian Elections

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH AND RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 12.13.2011 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — A rebel leader who videotaped himself drinking Budweiser as his men cut off the ears of the nation's former president has fi...

Early Count Shows President Sirleaf Leading Liberian Presidential Elections

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — Africa's only female president who was just awarded the Nobel Peace prize for helping stabilize this war-torn nation led in ...

Polls Open In Liberian Presidential Election

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 12.11.2011 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — Even as she basks in praise from abroad after sharing the Nobel Peace Prize, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is facing an el...

Will Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Win Re-Election?

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — She may have won this year's Nobel Peace Prize, but even that may not be enough to persuade voters in this nation with 80 pe...

Will Liberia's Nobel-Winning President Win Reelection?

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH | Posted 12.09.2011 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — Africa's first democratically elected female president, who was honored this week with a Nobel Peace Prize, will face stiff ...