Why Did Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay Lose Margibi County to CDC

[FrontPageAfrica] Cinta Clan, Margibi County -When Vice President Joseph Boakai announced the Speaker of the House of Representatives Emmanuel Nuquay as his running mate on the ticket of the Unity Party (UP), the ticket was applauded by many with quick…

[FrontPageAfrica] Cinta Clan, Margibi County -When Vice President Joseph Boakai announced the Speaker of the House of Representatives Emmanuel Nuquay as his running mate on the ticket of the Unity Party (UP), the ticket was applauded by many with quick political analysis pointing to Lofa and Margibi Counties as the two strongholds of the UP heading to the October 10 presidential and legislative elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Let the Girl Child Work in Ending Discrimination Against Women’

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In observance of the International Day of the Girl Child, 15 adolescent girls sat around a table at the offices of Women NGO Secretariat of Liberia, (WONGOSOL) to brainstorm on what they learned from their work during the ju…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In observance of the International Day of the Girl Child, 15 adolescent girls sat around a table at the offices of Women NGO Secretariat of Liberia, (WONGOSOL) to brainstorm on what they learned from their work during the just-ended Presidential and Legislative Elections in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Fraudulent Elections

[New Dawn] The opposition Liberty Party describes Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Presidential and Representatives elections as ‘fraudulent. The LP says the election did not pass the minimum standards required for free, fair and transparent elections.

[New Dawn] The opposition Liberty Party describes Tuesday, October 10, 2017 Presidential and Representatives elections as 'fraudulent. The LP says the election did not pass the minimum standards required for free, fair and transparent elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah-Boakai Face-Off Imminent

[New Dawn] With nearly 93 percent of the votes cast in the October 10th Presidential and Representatives elections counted and subsequently announced by the National Elections Commission with no clear winner, it’s almost certain that the governing Unit…

[New Dawn] With nearly 93 percent of the votes cast in the October 10th Presidential and Representatives elections counted and subsequently announced by the National Elections Commission with no clear winner, it's almost certain that the governing Unity Party of Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai and the Coalition for Democratic Change led by Montserrado County Senator George Manneh Weah would face a runoff in November.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

No Election Is Fair

[New Dawn] Senegalese former Prime Minister, now head of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa or EISA, Dr. Amanita Toure says no election is fair where human action is involved.

[New Dawn] Senegalese former Prime Minister, now head of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in Africa or EISA, Dr. Amanita Toure says no election is fair where human action is involved.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Declares World Sight and White Cane Safety Day

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by Proclamation declared Sunday, October 15, 2017, as “World Sight and White Cane Safety Day,” to be observed throughout the Republic as a Working Holiday on Monday, 16 October.

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by Proclamation declared Sunday, October 15, 2017, as "World Sight and White Cane Safety Day," to be observed throughout the Republic as a Working Holiday on Monday, 16 October.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

I’ll Not Settle for Run-Off

[New Dawn] Despite a commanding lead by opposition Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC, and a threat of lawsuit hanging over the October 10 presidential results, ruling Unity Party (UP) presidential candidate Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai says…

[New Dawn] Despite a commanding lead by opposition Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC, and a threat of lawsuit hanging over the October 10 presidential results, ruling Unity Party (UP) presidential candidate Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai says he'll not settle down for run -off, as the National Elections Commission or NEC declares about 90% of total votes cast.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UNFPA Seeks Empowerment for Girls

[New Dawn] The United Nations Population Fund or UNFPA says girls, particularly in the developed world today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways such as prosperity and nutrition improvement, child marriage and teenage pre…

[New Dawn] The United Nations Population Fund or UNFPA says girls, particularly in the developed world today enjoy better life prospects than previous generations in many ways such as prosperity and nutrition improvement, child marriage and teenage pregnancy decline, coupled with educational attainment and rise in participation in the labour force, but these advances are far from universal and are increasingly tenuous in many parts of the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia