Liberia’s former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admitted what has been obvious to the public – that a feud ensued between her and former vice president Joseph Boakai during the 2017 presidential elections.
On January 22, Liberia experienced its first handover of power from one elected leader to another in 73 years. Pres. George Weah’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.
Koffa is a man with a dark cloud of criminality hanging over his head and does not have the prerequisite character for the speakership role.
Charles Walker Brumskine, standard bearer of the Liberty Party, says his party neither supports the Unity Party nor the Coalition for Democratic Change in the presidential runoff election slated for December 26.
In strongly worded statements this month that bordered on hyperbole, current and past representatives of the U.S. government urged Liberia to speed up electoral litigation proceedings for a peaceful transition of presidential power.
Traders in Nimba’s commercial hub, Ganta, are complaining that the uncertainty caused by the current impasse in the elections is making it much more difficult to do business.
Are Brumskine, Boakai, Cummings, and Urey actually agents of change in Liberia?
Liberty Party’s standard bearer Charles Brumskine recently granted an interview to the BBC where he defended his claims that the October 10 presidential and representative elections were marked by “fraud and gross irregularities.” We review the validity of statements Brumskine made.