Frustration Greets Massive Turnout

[New Dawn] Liberia’s presidential and representatives elections on Tuesday, 10 October witnessed massive turnout of hundreds of young and old electorate at many centers visited by this paper, though some voters expressed frustrations over being pulled …

[New Dawn] Liberia's presidential and representatives elections on Tuesday, 10 October witnessed massive turnout of hundreds of young and old electorate at many centers visited by this paper, though some voters expressed frustrations over being pulled about in search of their rightful polling room.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Tension At Polling Center

[New Dawn] Serious tension built up Tuesday, 10 October specifically at the William V.S. Tubman High School polling center in the 12th Street community, a Monrovia suburb where scores of voters protested over the absence of polling staffs in Precinct #…

[New Dawn] Serious tension built up Tuesday, 10 October specifically at the William V.S. Tubman High School polling center in the 12th Street community, a Monrovia suburb where scores of voters protested over the absence of polling staffs in Precinct # 00343 to enable them cast their votes, threatening to halt the entire process at the center.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Securities Draw Lessons From U.S. Elections

[New Dawn] Liberia’s National Elections Security Taskforce says police are learning lessons on how to deal with security issues during elections, in respect to lessons learnt from other elections around the world particularly the last minute interventi…

[New Dawn] Liberia's National Elections Security Taskforce says police are learning lessons on how to deal with security issues during elections, in respect to lessons learnt from other elections around the world particularly the last minute intervention by the US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) that was very critical in determining the fate of the State.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Cautions Supreme Court

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson – Sirleaf has sounded a final caution to political leaders and Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia to make the country proud stay united in the dispensation of justice and be an institution that is beyond reproach.

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson - Sirleaf has sounded a final caution to political leaders and Justices of the Supreme Court of Liberia to make the country proud stay united in the dispensation of justice and be an institution that is beyond reproach.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Heavy Downpour Disperses Voters

[New Dawn] A heavy downpour of rain drove voters away on Tuesday night, 10 October in Montserrado District #11, as centers remained opened as late as 6:30 pm to compensate hundreds of voters who were still in line patiently waiting to cast their votes.

[New Dawn] A heavy downpour of rain drove voters away on Tuesday night, 10 October in Montserrado District #11, as centers remained opened as late as 6:30 pm to compensate hundreds of voters who were still in line patiently waiting to cast their votes.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberian Electorates Deserve Commendation

[New Dawn] THE OVERWHELMING TURNOUT by voters across Liberia in Tuesday, 10 October Presidential and Representatives Elections is highly commendable. Particularly, we hail elderly citizens as old as 70 years or more, who were escorted to various pollin…

[New Dawn] THE OVERWHELMING TURNOUT by voters across Liberia in Tuesday, 10 October Presidential and Representatives Elections is highly commendable. Particularly, we hail elderly citizens as old as 70 years or more, who were escorted to various polling centers where they exercised their franchise, including pregnant women and mothers carrying babies on their backs and shoulders, a remarkably enthusiastic departure from previous polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Simeon Freeman Rates Election Peaceful

[New Dawn] Presidential hopeful and standard bearer of the Movement for Progressive Change Simeon Freeman says he did not encounter any problem when he went to cast his ballot in Tuesday’s Presidential and Representatives Elections. The businessman-tur…

[New Dawn] Presidential hopeful and standard bearer of the Movement for Progressive Change Simeon Freeman says he did not encounter any problem when he went to cast his ballot in Tuesday's Presidential and Representatives Elections. The businessman-turned politician says he is very hopeful of victory because he has advocated for the Liberian people for a very long time, but concedes that no candidate will win the first round of polling, predicting a runoff, which he hopes to participate in.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Witnesses Tell Stories of Jabbateh Torture, Rape, Murder, Cannibalism in Bopolu

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia -An 11th U.S. government witness in the trial of accused war criminal Mohammed Jabateh showed jurors a gruesome legacy of Liberia’s civil war in day 5 of court proceedings.

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia -An 11th U.S. government witness in the trial of accused war criminal Mohammed Jabateh showed jurors a gruesome legacy of Liberia's civil war in day 5 of court proceedings.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The World Has Finally Found Out

[Observer] For most of the last 12 years, contradiction has characterized the difference between the way the world has viewed Liberia and its highly esteemed leader, versus the view Liberians have of their own country, government and President.

[Observer] For most of the last 12 years, contradiction has characterized the difference between the way the world has viewed Liberia and its highly esteemed leader, versus the view Liberians have of their own country, government and President.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia