Liberia electoral commission sets run-off date for December 26


MONROVIA (Reuters) РLiberia’s electoral commission chief Jerome Korkoya on Tuesday announced the date of a presidential run-off poll for December 26 this year.

George Weah, former soccer player and presidential candidate of Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) shows his voter’s card at a polling station in Monrovia, Liberia October 10, 2017. REUTERS/Thierry Gouegnon

Ex-soccer star George Weah faces Vice-President Joseph Boakai in a vote, which was delayed by several weeks because of a court challenge by the candidate who came third in round one.

Reporting by Alphonso Toweh and James Giahyue; Writing by Tim Cocks; Editing by Sofia Christensen

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