Counting of ballots proceeds smoothly in Liberia

Liberian elections staff count ballots by lamp light

Liberia has begun counting votes from Tuesday's presidential run-off election.

Incumbent President Ellen Johnson- Sirfleaf ran unopposed after Winston Tubman, the leader of the Congress for Democratic Change, dropped out of the race and called for a boycott.

The UN Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) is helping the tiny West African nation to rebuild as it recovers from a 14-year old civil war which ended in 2003.

Derrick Mbatha asked UNMIL spokesperson in Monrovia, Yasmina Bouziane how the election went.

Duration: 3'09"

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