Liberians vote for president in high-stakes contest
Tuesday October 10 2017
A sign calling for peaceful elections in Monrovia on October 5, 2017. PHOTO | ZOOM DOSSO | AFP
Among the frontrunners are footballing icon George Weah, incumbent Vice President Joseph Boakai, longtime opposition figure Charles Brumskine and former Coca-Cola executive Alexander Cummings.
Regardless of the result of Tuesday's election, the international community is keen to see Liberia's history of coups, assassinations and exiled dictators shift to a more stable footing after 12 years of peace under Sirleaf.