George Weah Elected Liberian President

Former football star George Weah has been elected as Liberia’s president. The closest rival of Mr Weah was his opponent Joseph Boakai. Mr Weah won the elections with more than 60% of the vote.

He succeeded Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Africa’s first elected female president, in Liberia’s first democratic handover in decades.
Static/Current Takeaways Important for IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 Exam-
  • Liberia Capital- Monrovia, Currency- Liberian dollar.
Source- BBC News

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