Vote Meddling – Amara Konneh Contacted, Convicted US Drug Lord to Transport Extra...

Troubling revelation continues to unfold regarding roles played by well-connected people aimed at influencing the outcome of the Oct. 10 presidential and legislative elections. Although the Supreme Court of Liberia has ruled that evidence presented...

Runoff Election Likely for 2018 – Sources

The National Elections Commissions will need more than a month to prepare and implement the ruling of the Supreme Court of Liberia before conducting the runoff presidential elections, sources in and outside NEC have...

ECOWAS Warns NEC Not To Use Addendum List, SMS

For the pending runoff or rerun presidential vote, the National Elections Commission should not use its flawed SMS verification technology and the widely criticized addendum voters roll adopted and applied on voting day,...

Petroleum Prices Hiked

The Government of Liberia through the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company ("LPRC") has increased the prices of petroleum produces with immediate effect . According to a petroleum price circular...

US$41million Dangote’s Deal Faces Scrutiny

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s bill seeking investment incentive for billionaire Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote has been tabled in the House of Representatives for review. The Nigerian has reached an agreement with the Executive to operate...

Vote Rigging ‘Cover-up’

Leaked Emails Show Korkoya concealed Info NEC Database Was Hacked, Compromised 90 Days Before Elections The New Democrat has come across what appears to be a chain of leaked emails between and amongst certain National...

Dying Horse – Ellen Targets Boakai’s Allies

Departing President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has launched a seemingly open attack on Vice President Joseph Boakia and the ruling Unity Party via the dismissal of the VP’s allies and associates in cabinet. The President is...

UP Wants ‘Compromised’ Korkoya Out

The ruling Unity Party has asked the Supreme Court to render the Chairperson and Executive Director of the National Elections Commission unfit to preside over the conduct of future elections on grounds that the...

Ellen’s Shame: Corruption, Poverty, Nepotism, Flawed Elections Dim First Woman President’s Legacy

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s handling of corruption and the messy 2017 elections are amongst key issues that would most certainly overshadow her 12 years in office. Elected in 2005 on the back of her near...

Showdown Looms -At Supreme Court

The election commission on Friday confirmed its rejection of fraud allegations over the first round of presidential elections, setting the scene for a showdown at the Supreme Court. Lawyers representing the two political parties (UP...