George Weah wins Liberian presidential election

Gorge Weah, African football legend, has won the presidential election of Liberia.

According to Reuters, the National Elections Commission announced him as winner of the country’s run-off election on Thursday.

Weah beat Joseph Boakai, the country’s vice president.

The commission said with 98.1% of ballots cast, Weah garnered 61.5 percent of the total votes while Boakai got 38.5 percent.

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