Africa’s Must-Do Decade

[New Dawn] Since 2000, Africa has recorded impressive rates of economic growth, owing largely to development assistance and a prolonged commodity boom. While the continent shows great diversity in the socioeconomic trajectories, growth rates have gener…

[New Dawn] Since 2000, Africa has recorded impressive rates of economic growth, owing largely to development assistance and a prolonged commodity boom. While the continent shows great diversity in the socioeconomic trajectories, growth rates have generally masked an underlying lack of structural transformation.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Defense Official Asks Ecowas to Back Election

[New Dawn] The Deputy Minister of Defense for Operations Jerome Larbelle, has urged the members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to continue its support towards the electoral process in Liberia.

[New Dawn] The Deputy Minister of Defense for Operations Jerome Larbelle, has urged the members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to continue its support towards the electoral process in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UP Wants Runoff Halted Again

[New Dawn] Liberia’s ruling Unity Party (UP) is requesting the Supreme Court to issue another stay order against the conduct of a presidential runoff scheduled by the National Elections Commission (NEC) for 26 December, informing the Court that NEC has…

[New Dawn] Liberia's ruling Unity Party (UP) is requesting the Supreme Court to issue another stay order against the conduct of a presidential runoff scheduled by the National Elections Commission (NEC) for 26 December, informing the Court that NEC has failed to clean-up the Final Registration Roll (FRR) as mandated.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Women Group Protests At NEC

[New Dawn] A group of women under the banner Movement for the Removal of the National Election Commission Chairman Cllr. Jerome Korkoya staged a peaceful protest Thursday, 14 December at the headquarter of the National Elections Commission (NEC) on 9th…

[New Dawn] A group of women under the banner Movement for the Removal of the National Election Commission Chairman Cllr. Jerome Korkoya staged a peaceful protest Thursday, 14 December at the headquarter of the National Elections Commission (NEC) on 9th Street, Sinkor.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

MoE Orders Schools to Remain Opened

[New Dawn] The Ministry of Education (MOE) has directed all principals, District Education Officers, and County Education Officers to ensure that all schools remain in session until the beginning of the Christmas vacation on 22 December.

[New Dawn] The Ministry of Education (MOE) has directed all principals, District Education Officers, and County Education Officers to ensure that all schools remain in session until the beginning of the Christmas vacation on 22 December.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberty Party Split?

[Observer] Barely two days after the National Elections Commission (NEC) announced the kickoff of activities leading to the runoff election scheduled for December 26, some members of the hierarchy of the opposition Liberty Party (LP) have endorsed the …

[Observer] Barely two days after the National Elections Commission (NEC) announced the kickoff of activities leading to the runoff election scheduled for December 26, some members of the hierarchy of the opposition Liberty Party (LP) have endorsed the presidential bid of Senator George Weah of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Unity Party, a Campaign in Crisis?

[FrontPageAfrica] Finger-pointing or placing blames have never been an efficient political campaign strategy, so I am a bit baffled by the hiccups and blame game bedeviling the Unity Party’s campaign.

[FrontPageAfrica] Finger-pointing or placing blames have never been an efficient political campaign strategy, so I am a bit baffled by the hiccups and blame game bedeviling the Unity Party's campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo’s Timely, Urgent Advice

[Observer] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana has declared that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) “cannot afford another crisis in Liberia.”

[Observer] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana has declared that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) "cannot afford another crisis in Liberia."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senator Prince Johnson Calls for Democratic Coup d’État to Unseat Up Government

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Senator Prince Y. Johnson of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR), has called on partisans and supporters of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) to stage, what he termed as a democratic coup d’état against the ruling Unity party in the pending runoff election.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Senator Prince Y. Johnson of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR), has called on partisans and supporters of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) to stage, what he termed as a democratic coup d'état against the ruling Unity party in the pending runoff election.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Boakai Commits to One-Term Presidency

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Unity Party Standard Bearer Joseph Boakai has for the first time announced his intention to serve a one-term bid if elected President in the ensuing runoff election.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Unity Party Standard Bearer Joseph Boakai has for the first time announced his intention to serve a one-term bid if elected President in the ensuing runoff election.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia