Tag Archives: African Union

ECC’s Electoral Reform Proposals Finally Submitted to Legislature

ECC’s Electoral Reform Proposals Finally Submitted to Legislature

Following months of stakeholders’ engagements, the Elections Coordinating Committee has submitted 17 electoral reform propositions to the House of Representatives for amendments.

OP-ED: Democracy on Retrial Under George M. Weah

Our democracy was on trial under Doe and Taylor. It is now on retrial under ex-soccer star George M. Weah. Things are falling apart so quickly. Lawlessness is hitting the roof. Violence and vandalism have become the new normal. The debris and scars of our dark past are fast evolving. Terror is back in the land.

Anxiety Increases in Liberia Amid Fears That June 7 Protest Could Turn Violent

Given the country’s history with past protests, especially the infamous Rice Riot of April 14, 1979, there is growing anxiety among citizens that the June 7 event could have a negative outcome.

Sirleaf Opens Third Strategic Steering Meeting of African Women Leaders in Monrovia

Former President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has opened the third strategic steering meeting of the African Women’s Leadership Network in Monrovia. The ALWN platform seeks to enhance the leadership role of African women in the continent’s transformation.