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

An Election Day Fraught With Problems – What the Consequence Will Be Is Anyone’s Guess

[Observer] There were problems in too many places around the country as millions of Liberians lined up in their various electoral precincts yesterday to cast their votes in this most crucial of national elections.

[Observer] There were problems in too many places around the country as millions of Liberians lined up in their various electoral precincts yesterday to cast their votes in this most crucial of national elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Sirleaf Receives Letters of Credence From EU, AU Ambassadors

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received the Letters of Credence of the Ambassadors of the African Union and the European Union to Liberia, Ibrahim Mbaba Kamara of the African Union and Mrs. Helene Cave, Head of Delegation of the Europea…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received the Letters of Credence of the Ambassadors of the African Union and the European Union to Liberia, Ibrahim Mbaba Kamara of the African Union and Mrs. Helene Cave, Head of Delegation of the European Union, respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ailing Haja Kamara, Others Defy Odds to Vote

[Observer] The desperation to see a better Liberia was yesterday demonstrated by thousands of voters across the country, including ailing Haja Kamara, at polling places when they showed up to vote.

[Observer] The desperation to see a better Liberia was yesterday demonstrated by thousands of voters across the country, including ailing Haja Kamara, at polling places when they showed up to vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia