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Liberia Election: Ex-footballer vs Vice-President

Vice-President Joseph Boakai and former international footballer George Weah vie for presidency

Vice-President Joseph Boakai and former international footballer George Weah vie for the top job. Liberia, which was founded by freed US slaves in the 19th Century, has not had a smooth transfer of power in 73 years.

Also on the programme: the BBC's foreign correspondents discuss this year's news highlights and the human rights activist in China who's been jailed for eight years.

(Photo: Casting a vote in Monrovia Credit: Reuters)

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