Liberian citizens residing in the U.S. gathered on Friday before the Liberian embassy in Washington D.C. to present a petition to the ambassador accredited to the U.S., George Pattern. The gathering was held simultaneously as the mass protest in Monrovia.
Amid growing anxiety among citizens that the June 7 protest could have a negative outcome, the political leader of the Alternative National Congress, Alexander Cummings, has asked participants to remain peaceful and avoid provocations.
The National Elections Commission has released the provisional listing of candidates contesting in the Montserrado representative and senatorial by-elections.
The U.S. Embassy in Monrovia has issued a harsh statement, rebuking public officials for making comments that it says impedes progress in Liberia.
Montserrado’s tenth district representative, Yekeh Kolubah, has pledged his support to the opposition collaborating political parties. He did so on Sunday after he led a team of supporters to Unity Party’s headquarter in Congo Town.
Cuttington University Alumni Association has inducted new officials to steer its affairs for the next three years, with the new president promising to address the university’s financial woes through a US$1 million endowment fund.
The Political Leader of the Alternative National Congress or ALP, Alexander Cummings, has termed as ”reckless”, the recent statement by the Chairman of the Coalition for Democratic Change, Mulbah accusing supporters of opposition political parties were planning to assassinate President George Weah.
In response to President George Weah’s second Annual Message before the National Legislature, four political parties – the Alternative National Congress, the All Liberian Party, Liberty Party, and Unity Party – delivered a joint critique of the president’s speech.