The National Elections Commission has promised to announce a date for the rerun of election in Montserradoâ€™s 15th district, as ordered by the commissionâ€™s independent hearing panel on August 14.
Police Say Electoral Violence Across Montserrado Undermining Govâ€™t Revenue Collection
Following several fierce violent election-related clashes between supporters of Telia Urey of the All Liberian Party and Abu Kamara of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change, the Liberia National Police says the disruptions are undermining the governmentâ€™s revenue generation capacity.
Ruling Party Will Not Field Candidate in Cape Mount Senatorial By-Election
Mulbah Morlu, chairman of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change, has said the party will not field any candidate in the pending senatorial by-election in Cape Mount.
Senator Karnga-Lawrence Offers Apology for Slapping and Spilling Hot Water on Saah Joseph
Grand Bassaâ€™s Senator Nyonblee Karnga-Lawrence has promised a formal apology to her colleague, Senator Saah Joseph of Montserrado, for spilling water on him after Thursdayâ€™s session.
President Weah Assures Liberian Women He Will Take Action to End Violence Against them
After a protest aimed at demanding thatÂ the administration take more robust action to end the waves of violence against women, President George Weah has assured the women of Liberia that he will consider their request.
Some Margibians Say a Ban on Convicted Candidates Could Help in Corruption Fight
Corruption is a major scourge of Liberiaâ€™s politics; however, the National Elections Commission, the body charged with approving candidates running for elected office, does not disqualify political aspirants found to have committed corrupt or fraudulent activities.
Police Warn Political Party Supporters to Stay off NECâ€™s Premises
The Liberia National Police is warning supporters of the ruling Coalition for Democratic Change and the four opposition collaboration political parties to stay off the premises of the National Elections Commission.
Senate Cites Heads of Security Agencies Over Electoral Violence
The Liberian Senate has called the heads of national security institutions in the country to address concerns of recent reports of electoral violence.