In the following lines, ET sheds light on the most important world events that took place on December 26.
Former Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Monday won the rarely-awarded Ibrahim Prize for Achievement in African Leadership.
“In view of the deteriorating situation of the economy, I am informing you today that I will reduce my salary and benefits by 25 percent,” George Weah said.
A greeting message was sent by President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to the Liberian president, inviting him to visit Egypt.
Boakai's concession avoids the kind of protracted legal challenge that followed the first round of the election and delayed the run-off by over a month.
Weah's camp said on Wednesday he was set to win Liberia's presidential election run-off against Vice President Joseph Boakai in the country's first democratic transfer of power in more than seven decades.
Liberia will hold a delayed presidential run-off vote on Dec. 26, the electoral commission chief said on Tuesday.
The U.S. embassy in Liberia defended the credibility of last month's presidential election , amid allegations of irregularities delaying a run-off poll.
George Weah will be the next president of Liberia if his victory over the other candidate in the presidential elections is confirmed.
Seventeen year old Timothy Weah follows his father’s footsteps by joining George Weah’s former team Paris Saint-Germain.