Ecowas, NEC Conduct Civic Education, Voters Awareness

[Observer] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) national office in Liberia, in collaboration with the National Elections Commission, has commenced a week-long civic education and voter awareness in three of Liberia’s 15 counties, name…

[Observer] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) national office in Liberia, in collaboration with the National Elections Commission, has commenced a week-long civic education and voter awareness in three of Liberia's 15 counties, namely Nimba, Bong and Margibi, which started yesterday in Ganta, Nimba County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sable Mining Case ‘Suspended’ for Elections

[Observer] The Supreme Court yesterday did not give any assurance that it will mandate Criminal Court ‘C’ to resume jurisdiction over the Sable Mining alleged US$950,000 bribery case involving several past and present public officials, including former…

[Observer] The Supreme Court yesterday did not give any assurance that it will mandate Criminal Court 'C' to resume jurisdiction over the Sable Mining alleged US$950,000 bribery case involving several past and present public officials, including former House Speaker Alex Tyler of Bomi County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mentally Disabled Man in UP Camp?

[Observer] The mantra that the October 10 Presidential and Legislative election in Liberia is critical and therefore demands the involvement of every citizen, has captured the attention of a man that is believed to be mentally challenged. Recently spot…

[Observer] The mantra that the October 10 Presidential and Legislative election in Liberia is critical and therefore demands the involvement of every citizen, has captured the attention of a man that is believed to be mentally challenged. Recently spotted donning a political campaign T-shirt bearing the images of Unity Party front runners Joseph Boakai and Emmanuel Nuquay, the man demonstrated that despite his condition, he was quite aware of what is going to happen in Liberia on Tuesday, October 10.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lessons From Wologizi – the Challenges of Navigating Centuries of Taboos, Traditions and Customary Practices in Securing Women’s Customary Land and Property Rights in Liberia

[Observer] Liberia is currently in the middle of a defining presidential and legislative election with about 20 presidential candidates and thousands of legislative candidates. The electoral process for 2017 including a controversial Supreme Court deci…

[Observer] Liberia is currently in the middle of a defining presidential and legislative election with about 20 presidential candidates and thousands of legislative candidates. The electoral process for 2017 including a controversial Supreme Court decision has brought into question as to whether the outcome would be credible and peaceful, especially given that the United Nations peace keeping force is also withdrawing from the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Africare Receives USAID Award for Innovation

[Observer] Africare’s Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP) team received one of three USAID Global Development Lab’s “Innovation to Action Awards” last week in Washington, D.C. USAID is United States Agency for International Development.

[Observer] Africare's Mwanzo Bora Nutrition Program (MBNP) team received one of three USAID Global Development Lab's "Innovation to Action Awards" last week in Washington, D.C. USAID is United States Agency for International Development.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Education, Health, Roads Among Margibi Voters’ Priorities

[Observer] Bendu Buttoe, a resident of Valley-Ta in District Four, says she has been involved in rice and cassava farming since coming up with her family and now live on farming

[Observer] Bendu Buttoe, a resident of Valley-Ta in District Four, says she has been involved in rice and cassava farming since coming up with her family and now live on farming

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘UP Suppressing Opposition Campaign Efforts’

[Observer] Not letting UP have their way without a fight, the ANC led by Alexander Cummings , has complained the ruling party to the NEC, headed by Cllr. Jerome Korkoya (center), that the party led by V. P. Joseph Boakai is not living up to elections r…

[Observer] Not letting UP have their way without a fight, the ANC led by Alexander Cummings , has complained the ruling party to the NEC, headed by Cllr. Jerome Korkoya (center), that the party led by V. P. Joseph Boakai is not living up to elections regulations and the Farmington Declaration.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Saah Nimley Named in Week 1 Bbl All-Star 5

[Observer] Following another splendid performance in his debut match of the new British Basketball League season, Liberian-born basketball star and Newcastle Eagles’ point guard Saah Nimley has been named to the BBL ALL-Star Five of week one.

[Observer] Following another splendid performance in his debut match of the new British Basketball League season, Liberian-born basketball star and Newcastle Eagles' point guard Saah Nimley has been named to the BBL ALL-Star Five of week one.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

ANC Accuses Unity Party of Suppressing Opposition Parties With Incumbency Power

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Monrovia is expected to witness a tension packed weekend of campaign activities as both the Alternative National Congress and the ruling Unity Party are expected to hold their final political rallies on October 7, 2017.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Monrovia is expected to witness a tension packed weekend of campaign activities as both the Alternative National Congress and the ruling Unity Party are expected to hold their final political rallies on October 7, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia