Liberia's election: Supreme Court dismisses Boakai petition

The election, slated for Dec 26, to replace the nation's first female president, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, will go ahead as planned.

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    Liberians will go to the polls on Tuesday in a runoff to choose the next president.

    It follows weeks of uncertainty about whether the vote would actually happen - until it was reaffirmed by a Supreme Court hearing.

    Ex-international footballer George Weah is taking on the country's vice president, Joseph Boakai.

    Al Jazeera's Mohammed Adow reports from the capital, Monrovia.


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