There are two ways in which a president can be removed from office in a democracy like ours. The first is by popular vote via an election, and the second is through impeachment by the people’s representatives. The former has to do with policies or the lack thereof, while the latter has to do with misconduct.
Liberia is still wiping off the dust from the more than 14 years of uncivil war. The years of bloodbath destroyed the entire nation’s economy and is still having its toll today – this is why a political machination in the form of the ‘Weah Step Down Campaign’ that seeks to dethrone a government is frightening.
I am deeply honored and humbled that His Excellency, Dr. George Manneh Weah, President of the Republic of Liberia, has nominated me to serve our country in another capacity, having served as chairman of the Liberia Electricity Regulatory Commission.
The new Central Bank of Liberia’s executive governor-designate, Aloysius Tarlue, told senators on Thursday, Dec. 5 that he will work to restore public trust in the banking sector in the aftermath of a series of scandals involving the bank.
The 15th president of the University of Liberia, Julius Sawolo Nelson, has been inauguration at a well-attended ceremony on Thursday, Nov. 28 in Monrovia, at the same time that the university is preparing to celebrate its Centennial Commencement Convocation slated for December 12.
The Justice Ministry has launched its gravest threat yet against the Council of Patriots since the group emerged early this year as the government’s most decisive critic. The threat comes as the group plans to initiate a protest on Dec. 30.
Ever since the election of President George Weah and his Coalition for Democratic Change-led government in 2017, the administration has made a concerted effort – wittingly or unwittingly – to construct a new narrative about both immediate and distant past.
President George Weah’s promise of ‘Change for Hope’ is hitting a mound as key officials of his government resign over frustrations of internal discord and unmet expectations similar to those which bedeviled past administrations.