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Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Liberia's president expelled from her party

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: Liberia's president expelled from her party
From BBC - January 14, 2018

Liberia's outgoing president has been expelled from her own party, for allegedly failing to support its candidate to succeed her.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is accused of encouraging people to vote against her vice-president, Joseph Boakai.

Former footballer George Weah won the presidential elections in December, defeating Mr Boakai.

Ms Sirleaf, who is a Nobel Peace Prize winner and Africa's first elected woman president, could not stand again.

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