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,...

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...

Ridiculous- UP Terms NEC’s Ruling

Unity Party lead lawyer Cllr. Varney Sherman has described as erroneous the ruling of the National Election Commission (NEC) and has announced an appeal to the Supreme Court seeking reversal of the judgment. “We said...

Campaign Gears Up

Liberia is about a month away from what many hope will be the country’s first peaceful, democratic handover of power in decades. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has led the country since the elections in 2005,...

Liberia, EU Sign Memorandum

Foreign Minister, Madam Marjon Kamara and the head of the European Union (EU) Delegation to Liberia, Her Excellency Ms. Tiina Intelmann, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning observation of the 2017 presidential...

NAMBO Takes Weah to NEC

The National Movement to Support Joseph Boakai (NAMBO), has filed a formal complaint to the National Elections Commission (NEC) and the Liberian Senate, outlining that the Standard Bearer of the Coalition...