Following months of stakeholders’ engagements, the Elections Coordinating Committee has submitted 17 electoral reform propositions to the House of Representatives for amendments.
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.
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.
Citizens in rural Montserrado have begun debating specific reforms that are needed for laws affecting elections in Liberia.
Let’s fast-forward a moment to 2063: a century after launching the first African continental initiative – the Organisation of African Unity that we commemorate on Africa Day. Africa is an integrated continent, reaping the benefits of inclusive growth and sustainable development.
President George Weah has met for the first time with leaders of the pending June 7 protest in Monrovia.
The third strategic steering meeting of the African Women’s Leadership Network has ended in Monrovia, with six agreed upon strategic action points for implementation.
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.