Liberia's George Weah declares bid for re-election
Liberia's President, George Weah, has announced that he is standing for re-election.
In his annual state of the nation address, Mr Weah said he would be calling on Liberians to renew for a second time the mandate they gave him six years ago.Follow @Graphicgh
Elections are scheduled for October.
Mr Weah has been accused of economic mismanagement during his time in office.
Last year, the United States imposed sanctions on a number of senior Liberian officials over corruption allegations, including Mr Weah's chief of staff.