Liberian leader expelled from governing party following presidential election defeat
Contributed by NAMPA / Xinhua.
MONROVIA, Jan. 14 (Xinhua) -- Liberia's governing Unity Party said on Sunday it had expelled outgoing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf from its fold, accusing her of anti-party activities.
A spokesman of the party Mohammed Ali confirmed that the party voted to expel Sirleaf late Saturday.
The party accused the 79-year-old Sirleaf of violating the political group's constitution by working against her vice president, Joseph Boakai, who ran for president on its platform last year.
Boakai was d ...