Ellen’s Major Financial Assets Oversea

Large-scale financial assets belonging to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and some family members are stationed in foreign banks than the country she has ruled for more than a decade. According to the President’s declaration form...

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...

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...

Senate To Review NEC’s Power

The Plenary session of the senate has endorsed a bill to clarify the power and authority of the National Elections Commission (NEC) with respect to the qualification of political parties, organizations and independent candidates...

House Summons Jurists-For Impeachment Trial

The Judiciary Committee of the House of Representatives has served a write of summon on three Associate Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia to appear for trial after five legislators accused the jurists...

UN Decides Liberia’s Fate Today

Today (24 July), the Security Council is expected to adopt a presidential statement on the Liberia peacebuilding plan and the preparation for the 2017 presidential and legislative elections. The statement is the result of...