Senate’s Power-S/Court Ruling Empowers Legislature to Set Date

The Supreme Court of Liberia’s 2014 ruling has placed the Senate in a pole position to determine the presidential runoff election’s date. Dates (Oct. &Dec.) stipulated in the constitution for the holding of the polls...

Ellen Against Jurists’ Impeachment

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has expressed serious concern over recent attempts by some members of the House of Representatives to initiate impeachment proceedings against majority members of the Supreme Court because of judicial decisions...

Boakai Can Win Without Ellen Senator Sherman Declares

Senator Varney Sherman says vice president Joseph Boakai may win the October 10, elections with more than 60 percent without the support of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. Speaking at the capitol, Senator Sherman said: “I...

UP Enjoys Surging Support in Lofa

In their multitude, Lofa County’s citizens turned out at a rally in the provincial capital Voinjama to demonstrate their commitment in helping the ruling Unity Party win the October 10 votes. UP’s presidential candidate and...

Tough Time: Lawyers Rally Support For Beleaguered S/Court Justices

Lawyers across the country Wednesday issued a solidarity statement in support of three Supreme Court Justices that are expected to stand impeachment trail for alleged misconduct, incompetence and undermining of the rule of law. The...

Bility, Liberty Party Lied – Party’s Campaign Manager Faces US$2.4million ‘Criminal’ Case In...

The New Democrat Newspaper has obtained judicial document from a count seated in the Abuja Federal Capital Territory confirming Liberty Party Campaign Manager Mr. Musa Hassan Bility is facing a US$2.4million criminal Case in...

Death Linked Minister Confirmation Hitches

Senators Monday suspended for time indefinite the confirmation hearing of Health Minister-designate Dr. Willimina Jallah after an hour of proceeding due to ethical and legal controversy beclouding the nominee’s reputation. Dr. Jallah and her Hope...

Liberia, Others losing out on Property Revenue

Africa’s rapid growth and urbanization will require stable local governments to deliver goods and services to billions of people, and the continent can look to an underutilized source of revenue, the property tax, write...

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...

What’s In Boakai’s 150 Days Plan

Vice President Joseph Boakai has unveiled to voters his first 150 days deliverables, which include a 100% homegrown wood factory and bring to stoppage the deplorable and impassible road situation mainly in the Southeast...