Renewed Electoral Tension in Gbarpolu

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Normor Datando was a scene of renewed tension on Sunday December 13, 2020 when two Candidates attempted to enter Normor Datando ahead of 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...

Vendors Besiege NEC’s Nimba Office for Unpaid Arrears

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The National Elections Commission (NEC) Magisterial office in Tappita, Nimba County, was on Monday, April 5, 2021, besieged by vehicle owners who rendered services...

NEC Chair Joins Counterparts from Nigeria, Burkina Faso on Peer Support...

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Davidetta Browne Lansanah, chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia has joined her Nigerian and Burkina Faso counhterparts in a peer support...

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...

US First Female VP-Elect: What Does It Mean for Women?

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The world woke up last week with exciting news about women -- that the world’s leading democracy and most powerful country, the United States...

Influence of ‘Big Money’ in Politics

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NAYMOTE Enlightens Young People As part of its educational program on governance under the Young Political Leadership School (YPLS), Naymote Partners for Democratic Development is...

Citizens Want Elected Officials Serve for 2 Terms

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By Ben T.C. Brooks Citizens of Grand Gedeh County are yearning for the limitation of tenures and terms for elected officials to avoid the election...

Charles Sirleaf Endorses Thomas Fallah

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-Promised to support the Montserrado CDC candidate with all he has to win Charles Sirleaf, former Deputy Governor for Operations at the Central Bank of...

Rep. Thomas Fallah Concedes

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-- As President Weah Congratulates Sen. Karnga-Lawrence The Senatorial candidate of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change in Montserrado County has conceded defeat to his...

Next Senate Will Control Presidency

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On Tuesday, December 8, Liberians went to the polls to elect 15 senators and two representatives in the just ended midterm or special senatorial,...

Editors Forum Begins Today

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The Liberian Editors Forum organized by the Publishers Association of Liberia (PAL) in collaboration with INTERNEWS, with support from USAID, opens today, November 4,...

Massive Win for CPP

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The Collaborating Political Parties has been projected to gain control of the Liberian Senate after winning three seats clearly with three others projected in...

Council of Churches Joins Call to Have Referendum Postponed

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By Joaquin M. Sendolo The Liberia Council of Churches, a conglomeration of Christian denominations in Liberia, has added its voice to the need for postponement...

Moving Closer to Free and Fair Elections — For All

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Does the allocation of polling centers support “free and fair” elections – for all? By Shardrick Tarwily Election reform is on the government’s agenda. Senior officials...

“Worrisome Delays in Handling Election Disputes,” says GC

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The Board Commissioners of the Governance Commission (GC) expresses serious concerns over delays of the December 8, 2020 Senatorial elections results. In a statement released...

NEC Takes Civic Voter Education to Intellectual Centers, Streets

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Following many complaints from civil society organizations (CSOs), Community Based Organizations (CBOs), the religious community and many other high persons on the low or...

Women CSO Groups Want Reform in Electoral Law 4.5    

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A Civil Society Group of women led by women’s rights groups and networks has released a communique calling for reform in the New Elections...

Who Threw Bombs at NEC Headquarters?

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Authorities at the National Elections Commission (NEC) and staff woke up yesterday to the news of an arson attack on the zinc roofed garage...

Undermining Power of Local Governance?

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"Chiefs had respect. But right now, chiefs... are controlled, sometimes by both the lawmakers and the executive branch of government.” "As you may know, the...