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...

In 2018: Tenured Appointees Could Become Millionaire

Several officials of the Johnson Sirleaf administration occupying tenure positions could instantly become millionaire should the new President deemed them unfit and sack them. The Proposed Presidential Transitional Act of 2017 stipulates that tenured officer...

Losers and Winners: In Running Mate Decision

The Liberia Holding Consortium reports that during its recent polls Vice President Joseph Boakai's choice of House Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay as his running mate was captured. “While Joe Boakai has resisted any claims that...

Senators Delay Debate on Bill To Review NEC Authority

Senators Monday deferred discussion into a bill to clarify the power and authority of the National Elections Commission with respect to the qualification of political parties, organizations and independent candidates. Plenary session of the senate...

Sierra Leone landslide: More than 300 killed

More than 300 people have been killed after a mudslide and heavy flooding in Sierra Leone. Relatives were left digging through mud in search of their loved-ones, as a mortuary in the capital of Freetown...

President Cautions Female Candidates

President Ellen Johnson Sileaf has cautioned Liberian female candidates of the Liberian Women Political Forum canvassing for elected positions in the upcoming Representatives and Presidential Elections to be determined and work harder in their...