The National Elections Commission has released its calendar of key activities for the Montserrado senatorial by-election. The dates will also possibly affect the by-election for Montserradoâ€™s thirteenth district.
With just a week to the presidential runoff election, both the former Central Bank Governor Mills Jones and the lone female presidential candidate Macdella Cooper have endorsed the candidacy of George Weah.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleafâ€™s recent comments to the United Nations General Assembly on Liberia needing â€˜generational changeâ€™ has been interpreted by the public in several different ways, forcing her to provide clarification on what she meant.
Joseph Nyumah Boakai, vice president and standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party, and Sen. George Weah of Montserrado, the standard bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change, have both confirmed they will not attend the final presidential debate on September 26, 2017.
The only female presidential candidate in the upcoming elections, MacDella Cooper, has vowed to create an â€œimproved Liberiaâ€ if elected as the next president of the country.
Although she will not be a candidate, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has promised to campaign for female politicians contesting in the October presidential and legislative elections.
On Saturday, August 22nd, the Young Eâ€™nnovative Leaders of Liberia held its fourth annual Young Liberians Summit in Sacramento, California. Among the attendees were a panel of guest speakers including Randall Dobayou Massaquoi, Elijah Nyaneor, Dr. Ernest Uwazie, and MacDella Cooper.
The Young Eâ€™nnovative Leaders of Liberia hosts its Annual Empowerment Summit in Sacramento, California featuring guest speakers Macdella Cooper, Venus Johnson, Kimmie Weeks, and Elijah Nyaneor. Stream the video live with The Bush Chicken on Saturday, August 22.