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Vol 52 No 22

Published 4th November 2011


Liberia

Brinkmanship at the ballot

Tubman’s conditions for standing in the second round of the presidential caused alarm

Threats by Wilson A. Tubman and his Congress for Democratic Change to boycott the second round of the presidential election on 8 November were unresolved as Africa Confidential went to press. After the resignation of the National Election Commission (NEC) Chairman, James Fromayan, on 31 October, in accordance with Tubman’s demands, his participation was still uncertain because other demands remained unmet.

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