George Weah Distances CDC From ‘NPP, Charles Taylor Agenda’

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Mr. George Weah, political leader of CDC, upon his return from Nigeria, Wednesday October 25, refuted the notion that his party is a movement to bring Mr Taylor back to the country.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Mr. George Weah, political leader of CDC, upon his return from Nigeria, Wednesday October 25, refuted the notion that his party is a movement to bring Mr Taylor back to the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

George Weah Versus the Sum of Most Liberians’ Fears

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Senator George Manneh Weah appeared quite aware Wednesday afternoon that the moment he landed in Monrovia, it was necessary for him to address the small issue of the elephant in the room no one in his inner circle, had until…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Senator George Manneh Weah appeared quite aware Wednesday afternoon that the moment he landed in Monrovia, it was necessary for him to address the small issue of the elephant in the room no one in his inner circle, had until now, wanted him to tackle.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘LNP Officers to Receive Elections Stipend Shortly’

[Observer] The Liberia National Police spokesman, Sam Collins, has assured officers who have not yet received their election deployment stipend since the end of the first round of the elections that the money is being processed and will soon be placed …

[Observer] The Liberia National Police spokesman, Sam Collins, has assured officers who have not yet received their election deployment stipend since the end of the first round of the elections that the money is being processed and will soon be placed into their accounts at the various banks.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

“Invalid Votes Deliberate,” Korkoya Claims

[Observer] The chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Jerome George Korkoya, has blamed indiscipline and wickedness on the part of voters for the huge number of invalid votes in the October 10 poll.

[Observer] The chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Jerome George Korkoya, has blamed indiscipline and wickedness on the part of voters for the huge number of invalid votes in the October 10 poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Transformative Power of Africa’s Youth

[New Dawn] TORONTO – A few years ago, during a conversation with young people from some of Senegal’s poorest communities, a pair of social entrepreneurs told me about projects they were working on to help their peers succeed. One young man said he plan…

[New Dawn] TORONTO - A few years ago, during a conversation with young people from some of Senegal's poorest communities, a pair of social entrepreneurs told me about projects they were working on to help their peers succeed. One young man said he planned to put more computers into primary schools; another had set up a network to connect rural job seekers in the urban tumult of Dakar, Senegal's capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Boakai, Weah to Watch Poll?

[New Dawn] Reports reaching this paper suggest that the Standard Bearers of the governing Unity Party and the Coalition for Democratic Change are opting to watch the polls during the 7 November runoff at the respective polling centers they registered i…

[New Dawn] Reports reaching this paper suggest that the Standard Bearers of the governing Unity Party and the Coalition for Democratic Change are opting to watch the polls during the 7 November runoff at the respective polling centers they registered in Montserrado County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Weah Reacts to War Claims

[New Dawn] Opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) presidential candidate Sen. George Weah says perception that war will come to Liberia if he wins the presidency is wrong and total lies from people who do not want to leave power.

[New Dawn] Opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) presidential candidate Sen. George Weah says perception that war will come to Liberia if he wins the presidency is wrong and total lies from people who do not want to leave power.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Hichilema Headed to UK Next Week

Opposition UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has been invited to speak at The Royal Institute of International Affairs in the United Kingdom. Hichilema will be a guest at Catham House with the spot on his party’s policies and the role of … Continued

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Opposition UPND President Hakainde Hichilema has been invited to speak at The Royal Institute of International Affairs in the United Kingdom. Hichilema will be a guest at Catham House with the spot on his party’s policies and the role of the opposition in a democratic set up. With his political fortunes back home on the edge Hichilema has been looking to improving his international profile. His recent incarceration for about four months over treason charges made for an international story with the opposition leader making the most of the mileage coming off its coverage. The institute’s website reports that the discussion will be chaired by Alex Vines, Director of Area Studies and International Law who also in charge of the Africa Programme. Recently the Commonwealth brokered a possible peace deal between Hichilema and President Edgar Lungu stemming from the post August 2016 general elections. The post Hichilema Headed to UK Next Week appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Elections 2017 – What Went Wrong?

[New Democrat] Some major political parties that participated in the October 10, 2017 elections have complained the polls were fraught with fraud and irregularities with calls that the elections go for rerun.

[New Democrat] Some major political parties that participated in the October 10, 2017 elections have complained the polls were fraught with fraud and irregularities with calls that the elections go for rerun.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia