Workers at ArcelorMittal Liberia have inducted a new crop of leaders to advocate for their rights over the next two years.
Women in Liberia gained their right to vote and participate in politics between 1943 and 1955 through constitutional changes, but the active participation of women in politics remains a challenge today. Very few feel compelled to run for elected positions traditionally held by men, due to either financial constraints, cultural views, or a combination of those.
The National Elections Commission has declared incumbent Grand Bassa Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence as the winner of the special senatorial election that was held on Dec. 8.
Grand Bassa’s fourth district representative Vincent Willie has officially launched his campaign in Grand Bassa, calling on citizens to elect him as senator on December 8.
President George Weah visited Grand Bassa over the weekend, where he endorsed former foreign minister Gbehzohngar M. Findley in his bid for the county’s Senate seat.
The Grand Bassa detachment of the Liberia National Fire Service has received a new fire truck from the government of Liberia.
Seventeen of the total 118 candidates for the Special Senatorial Elections who are current sitting representatives in the legislature wish to abandon the House and join the Senate. If any of them wins elections, their seat in the House of Representatives will become vacant, and the NEC will have to organize by-elections again.
Over six months after it was announced, the government is now set to distribute a promised COVID-19 stimulus package to 24,742 vulnerable households in Grand Bassa.