Who Will Succeed Liberia's President Sirleaf?
"The long list of candidates vying for the country's top job are not your average politicians; including a former warlord infamous for torturing and killing a sitting president, a world class football star, a former fashion model - who shares a child with said football star - as well as a host of career politicians and businessmen," writes Deutsche Welle's Abu-Bakarr Jalloh.
Liberia: Who Will Succeed President Sirleaf?
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