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

In Vote Rich Ganta, Nothing Else Mattered

[Observer] Citizens of Ganta cleared everything else off their agenda for yesterday’s critical presidential and legislative elections. Ganta, the commercial hub of Nimba County, and other parts of the county as well, abandoned businesses, farms and all…

[Observer] Citizens of Ganta cleared everything else off their agenda for yesterday's critical presidential and legislative elections. Ganta, the commercial hub of Nimba County, and other parts of the county as well, abandoned businesses, farms and all other activities to show up in queues of hundreds to cast their ballots in an election intensely fought by all the political parties for the majority share in this vote rich county.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Polling Lapses in Montserrado County

[Observer] Officials at a polling center in rural Montserrado County try to calm down a crowd of voters who had become frustrated over the slow process and disorganized queue system.

[Observer] Officials at a polling center in rural Montserrado County try to calm down a crowd of voters who had become frustrated over the slow process and disorganized queue system.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Who Did President Sirleaf Vote For?

[Observer] Without argument President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has never been entirely clear during or even before the entire duration of the campaign exercises about who she would prefer to see as her successor–as a result many Liberians would be wonder…

[Observer] Without argument President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has never been entirely clear during or even before the entire duration of the campaign exercises about who she would prefer to see as her successor--as a result many Liberians would be wondering which of the candidates President Sirleaf might have given the nod to, when she entered the polling center at her hometown of Julijuah, Bomi County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nimba Rep. Candidate Arrested for ‘Purchasing Voter Cards’ On Election Day

[Observer] Police authorities assigned with the National Elections Commission (NEC) have arrested a representative candidate of Nimba County Electoral District #1 for allegedly posing as an agent looking to purchase voter registration cards from voters…

[Observer] Police authorities assigned with the National Elections Commission (NEC) have arrested a representative candidate of Nimba County Electoral District #1 for allegedly posing as an agent looking to purchase voter registration cards from voters in a queue.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia