The Liberia National Police have turned over to the Monrovia City Court two defendants in the multiple criminal offense case involving former and current officials of the Central Bank of Liberia.
The Press Union of Liberia has reacted to a joint statement by representatives of the United Nations, African Union, and ECOWAS accusing the Liberian media of promoting inciteful messages.
The United Nations, African Union and Economic Community of West African States or ECOWAS have issued a joint statement condemning â€œinsightful messagesâ€ in the media that threaten the peace and stability of the country.
A report of the High-Level Panel on Illicit Financial Flows from Africa revealed that Africa loses on average US$50 billion every year to illicit financial flows, more than the total sum of development aid the continent receives annually.
In previous articles, The Bush Chicken has explored recommendations for improving future elections made by elections observer missions, including the Elections Coordinating Committee, which had the highest number of local observers.
The House of Representatives of the 54th national legislature has welcomed recommendations to improve future elections and promised to complete legal reform in six months.
The by-election for representative of Montserradoâ€™s thirteenth district appears to have been conducted smoothly, amid heavy security.
On January 22, Liberia experienced its first handover of power from one elected leader to another in 73 years. Pres. George Weahâ€™s inauguration followed a historic election that saw a loser in a presidential race accept the results and concede defeat to the winner for the first time in many years.