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#LiberiaDecides: George Weah takes early lead in presidential election count

 Former A.C. Milan soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai lead in Liberia’s presidential election as the electoral commission released provisional results of the Oct. 10 vote. Weah won 39 percent of the vote, while Boakai got 31 percent, with about 548,000 ballots counted, Jerome Korkoya, chairman of the National Elections Commission, told […]

State-owned South African Airways given until month end to settle $374 million debt

 South Africa’s state-owned airline SAA has been given until the end of October to settle 5 billion rand ($374 million) of maturing debt to domestic lenders, although the relief may be extended a further two years, Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba said in a report to parliament on Friday. The debt had originally been due to […]

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