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Samukai’s Certification Suffers Setback

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-As Justice Minister, Cllr. Frank Musa Dean, writes NEC in support of Solicitor General’s recent letter Contrary to the Senate's recent request to Justice Minister...

Women Solidarity Launches Fundraiser to Support Kanneh, Gongloe-Weh

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Liberian women have begun a concerted effort aimed at supporting one another in legal battle surrounding election disputes arising from the recent senatorial election...

Justice Minister Requested to Withdraw Letter Sent to NEC

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The Liberian Senate has voted to request Justice Minister, Cllr Musah Dean, to write a letter to the Elections Commission, withdrawing the one written...

Senate Mandates Justice Ministry to Unblock NEC’s Certification of Lofa Senator-elect...

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The Liberian Senate has instructed Justice Minister Frank Musah Dean to withdraw the Solicitor General Syrinus Cephus’ communication to NEC instructing that body to...

S/Court Stalls Rivercess Senator-elect Smith’s Jubilation

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Former Rivercess County Superintendent, Wellington Geevon Smith, the man declared by the National Election Commission (NEC) as the winner of the just-ended December 8...

NEC Wants US$455K to Hold District By-election in Bong County

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The National Elections Commission (NEC) has submitted a budget of US$455,892.12 to the House of Representatives for approval to conduct a by-election in Electorial...

Supreme Court Orders Senate to Halt Jailing NEC Commissioners

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As Snowe, Pennue take Senate Seats The Supreme Court of Liberia through Associate Justice, Cllr Cyanneh Yuoh,  has ordered the Senate to halt the decision...

NEC’s Hearing Office Trashes Edith Gongloe-Weh’s Complaint

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-Says pieces of evidence and witnesses testimonies provided no proof of fraud and irregularities The Elections Disputes Hearing Office of the National Elections Commission (NEC)...

NEC Declares MDR’s Jeremiah Koung Winner, But…

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Although the National Elections Commission (NEC) has declared the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction or MDR Senatorial Candidate, Jeremiah Koung, winner in the Tuesday,...

Senate to Send NEC Commissioners to Central Prison Tuesday

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-- For Violating Article 83(c) of the Constitution The Liberian Senate, with a unanimous vote and one abstention, last evening, sentenced the Chairman and Commissioners...

Supreme Court Opens Argument in Lofa Electoral Fraud Case

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Justices of the Supreme Court on Thursday, February 18, opened an argument into allegation of irregularities in the just ended December 8 Special Senatorial...

Diplomatic Community Reinforces Push for Gender Quota Law

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Twelve Diplomatic Missions in Liberia have frowned on the decision by the House's Committee on Elections and Referendum to remove the Gender Quota Clause...

NEC Receives Fund to Pay Arrears Owed December 8 Polling Staff

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-- Davidetta Browne Lansanah has announced The National Elections Commission (NEC) has announced that it has received funding from the government to settle all arrears...

Smith Maintains Victory in Rivercess Ballot Recount

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-- But his main opponent, Steve Tequah, still rejects results Wellington Geevon Smith, an independent candidate in the December 8 Special Senatorial Election, has again...

“Had It Not Been for Those Women Who Stood Up…”

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-- Presumptive Senator-elect for Gbarpolu County, Botoe Kanneh, expresses gratitude Botoe Kanneh, Gbarpolu County's presumptive Senator-elect, has hailed women rights advocates for her victory among...

Will Deputy Speaker Election Be Held Today?

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-- As Speaker Chambers declares campaign open House Speaker Bhofal Chambers, according to floor proceedings, has formally announced the vacancy for the Deputy Speaker...

Cross-Border Voting Exposed in Gbarpolu

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Speculations about cross border voting in bordering counties over the time has been an age-old discussion since Liberia transitioned to democratic governance in 2005....

Botoe Kanneh Projected to Win Gbarpolu Senate Race After Rescheduled Vote

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Senatorial candidate Botoe Kanneh has been projected to win Gbarpolu County as polling watchers complete counting of ballot papers from the rerun election in...

Will Supreme Court Nullify Gbarpulu Senatorial Election Results?

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Justices of the Supreme Court will gather in a joint chamber on today, January 8, 2021 to hear arguments into the merit and demerit...

Democracy Under Attack in U.S.

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Democracy, a widely practiced governance system with the United States being the progenitor, appears to be choked in the neck with the resistance put...