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‘Reform Now or Face Constitutional Crisis’

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-- Says UNDP Country Director, Stephen Rodriques; Sen. Varney Sherman proposes amendments By David S. Menjor and J. Burgess Carter UNDP Country Director for Liberia, Stephen...

Number of Seated Senators Reach 27

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-- As three certificated Senators Kanneh, Smith and Koung get inducted today Following months of legal battles before the National Elections Commission and the Supreme...

‘Let’s Make President Weah A ‘Benevolent Dictator’

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-- Finance Minister Samuel Tweah urges CDC partisans Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Samuel D. Tweah, Jr., is craving the indulgence of Liberians across...

Senator Wesseh Defends Brownie Samukai

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River Gee County Senator, Conmany B. Wesseh, has described the Supreme Court’s ruling against former Defense Minister now senator-elect, Brownie Samukai of Lofa county...

Women Exceed US$10k Fundraising Target

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By Hannah N. Getermianh, Tina S. Mehnpaine Women of Liberia in their quest to raise US$10,000 for the legal fees of their embattle sisters in...

NEC Receives Notifications for Four By-elections

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The National Elections Commission (NEC) has received notifications from the House of Representatives about vacancies in Bomi, Bong Nimba and Grand Gedeh Counties following...

First-time Voters Want — And Need — Voter Education

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By Moses Geply, Harper, Maryland County Liberia continues its gradual recovery from the consequences and aftershocks of fourteen years of civil crisis. The slow pace...

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...

Victory for Botoe Kanneh

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-- But Supreme Court cites threats to Liberia’s peace due to MOJ’s failure to investigate election violence Surrounded by her Lawyers and supporters, Gbarpolu...

Samukai’s Supporters Gear Up for Actions If…

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Scores of Liberians hailing from Lofa County and in support of their Senator-elect, Brownie J. Samukai, are expressing frustration over the delay by the...

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...

“Liberia’s Democracy May Reach Elasticity Brink, If…”

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Newly inducted Senator of Maryland County, James Binney, has called for review of the Elections Law of Liberia so that "frivolous  accusations" don't take the...

‘Political Parties Not Serving the People…’

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... only making tensions higher, Maryland County religious leaders say By Moses Geply Ahead of the 2020 senatorial and 2023 general and presidential elections, several religious...

“Supreme Court Decision Strengthens Public Confidence in Justice System”

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-- Cllr. Gloria Musu Scott shares thoughts on Botoe Kanneh’s post-election legal battle Cllr. Gloria Musa Scott, a former Chief Justice of the Supreme Court...

Samukai’s Political Woes Deepen

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-As Supreme issues “stay order” on his certification for the Senate seat By David Menjor and Abednego Davis The controversy surrounding the certification of J. Brownie...

Southeast Women Expect More Than Rhetoric from Their Lawmakers

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If the current administration’s national development agenda is indeed about transforming the lives of the poor, then perhaps the women of Liberia’s southeast have...

Geevon Smith Vindicated

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-- As Rivercess Post-Election’s Hullabaloo ends after entire County recount The much-anticipated recount in Rivercess County following expressions of discontentment by Steve Tequah, an independent...

Sen. Prince Y. Johnson Throws Weight Behind Prof. Francis Maweah

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--- In the pending By-election in Ganta Barely three days after the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Jeremiah Koung in what appears to be...

‘Executive Dominating Everything’

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-- Cllr. Findley Karnga on the delay in Senator-elect Samukai's certification A Liberian lawyer, Cllr. Findley Karnga, has blamed the Executive Branch of Government for...