"Pursuant to the authority vested in the Commission by the Constitution and the new election law of the Republic of Liberia, and based on the results just read, I, acting on behalf of the board of commissioners, do hereby declare the presidential ticket of senator George Weah and Jewel Howard-Taylor as the victor from the December 26, 2017 presidential run-off election", board president Jerome Korkoya said.
Buhari, in a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, yesterday also commended the Liberian people on the peaceful conduct of the historic presidential run-off election, stressing that "this is another plus on Africa's democratic scoreboard".
Pending declaration as President of Liberia where he will be sworn into office, the Professional football Association of Ghana have lauded the ex-AC Milan star.
"Democracy goes beyond election day, and if Liberia succeeds, West Africa succeeds, Africa succeeds, and the world succeeds".
Ms Howard-Taylor is the ex-wife of former Liberian president Charles Taylor, who is serving 50 years in a British prison for war crimes in neighbouring Sierra Leone.
To George Weah, I want to say on behalf of the South African football family that we send our congratulations.
Earlier, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf issued an executive order establishing a Joint Presidential Transition Team.
The tumultuous events of the past 70 years in Liberia, where an estimated 250,000 people died during back-to-back civil wars between 1989-2003, have prevented a democratic handover from taking place since 1944.
He went on to note that another attack was thwarted recently, a reference to an alleged series of bombings in St. She said the incident has been classed as attempted murder, without mentioning terrorism as a possible cause.
The number of road fatalities in the state since December 15 has reached 21, an increase of 14 people compared to past year . The NSW state road toll is now at 21, and police are warning drivers about "fatigue and complacency" while behind the wheel.
Five balls are drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 70; the Mega ball is drawn from a set of balls numbered 1 through 24. The prize jumped after no winners came forward following Saturday night's drawing, according to the Illinois Lottery.
Highways will be snow-covered, slippery and traffic will be slowed considerably during the afternoon/evening commute. The weather impact will be for the northern and southern Clearwater mountains, and the Bitteroot/Sapphire mountains.
Family members were being called to Woodhull Hospital early Thursday morning to say their final goodbyes to the young activist. She had been hospitalized in Brooklyn, New York, after she reportedly went into cardiac arrest nearly a week ago.
Parts of the video also takes place in a church, featuring a shot of Jay walking down an aisle with a Blue Ivy at his side. The thirty-second clip ends with his bars from the first verse stating the obvious " Nobody wins when the family feuds ".
The court decided that the brothers could use the "bite" mark on the "J" was not a bite because letters are not edible. Both Vincenzo and Giacomo Barbato meanwhile have said they look forward to expanding their business beyond just jeans.
Apple's SVP of retail Angela Ahrendts and SVP of hardware technologies Johny Srouji brought in about $24.2 million for the year. The head of the world's most valuable company has stopped flying commercial.
Liberia's president-elect and ex-soccer star George Weah says he is "honored to join a new generation of heads of state". Expected to officially take office next month, he received messages of congratulations from worldwide leaders on Friday.
The Trump administration still hasn't appointed a director to the Office of National AIDS Policy. 'Dangerous that #Trump and Co. Cecilia Chung, an Obama-era appointee who left voluntarily after her term expired earlier this year, echoed these concerns.
In addition, a total of 12 influenza-associated pediatric deaths for the 2017-2018 season have been reported. Health officials say despite the rise in cases, there have been no deaths from the flu this year.
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Jackson has yet to declare for the National Football League draft, but most outsiders believe the dynamic junior will turn pro. Thompson struggled with his accuracy against Ole Miss, but that shouldn't come as a surprise given his lack of experience.
Scientists Slam Trump Tweet on 'Good Old Global Warming'
Trump's tweets have caused an online backlash, with many Twitter users pointing out the difference between weather and climate. Therefore it is possible, if not likely that this weeks record cold is related to Global Warming", a follow-up tweet noted".
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The actress, 36, caught the eye of 007 producers in her role as Rachel Zane in United States legal drama Suits past year .
Gunmen kill 12 in Cairo church
At least nine people are dead after two gunmen attacked the Mari Mina Church in Egypt's capital on Friday, authorities said. Police inspect the site of an attack on a church in the Helwan district south of Cairo , Egypt December 29, 2017.
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In his own statement after the results were certified, Moore repeated his charge that the election was "fraudulent". Mr Jones won 49.9% of the vote compared to Moore's 48.4%, a margin of almost 21,000 votes out of 1.3 million cast.