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...

Liberia Maintains Seat On Maritime Council

Liberia has again been reelected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization for the 2018-2019 biennium. The election was held as part of the 30th session of the Assembly of IMO, convening in...

Students Hails President As Bong Technical College Reopens

Students of the Bong County Technical College in the central provincial city of Gbarnga, in Bong County are commending President Ellen Johnson Sirelaf for appointing Dr. Charles K. Mulbah as acting President of the...

Justice Deferred – In US$10.7m Debt Case

The Commercial Court at the Temple of Justice, presided over by Judge Eva Mappy Morgan has indefinitely suspended the US$10.7 million debt case filed by a Lebanese businessman against the Liberian Government. Alliance and Prestige...

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...

Nigerian troops Honored in Liberia

230 Nigerian peacekeepers serving with United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) have been awarded with the United Nations Medal in acknowledgement of their contribution to peace and stability in that country. This is contained in...