The Margibi chapter of the opposition Movement for Economic Empowerment has seen 13 of its leaders resign, leaving a leadership vacuum for the party in the county.
Accepting Liberty Partyâ€™s nomination to contest this yearâ€™s presidential elections, Charles W. Brumskine made some pledges regarding education that appear quite laudable at first glance. However, further scrutiny reveals that Liberty Partyâ€™s education policies are nothing new.
Mining operations degrade the environment through soil erosion, water contamination, air pollution, and often deforestation. These can lead to respiratory illnesses and heavy metal poisoning for nearby residents, sedimentation, and loss of arable land, while depleting valuable finite resources.
Liberty Partyâ€™s Charles Walker Brumskine has continued his advocacy for the reopening of the now defunct Agriculture Cooperative Development Bank â€“ this time in Nimba.
The political leaders of the Alternative National Congress and the Movement for Economic Empowerment were both expected to pay a visit to Nimba today in their quest to cement their relationship with the people of the county.
Lofa Senator Stephen Zargo, the chairman of the Senate Committee on Defense, Intelligence, and Veteran Affairs, has warned politicians to desist from making inflammatory statements that could undermine the peace of the country during the 2017 election period.
President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has finally constituted the Office of Ombudsman for the implementation of the Code of Conduct.
The national vice chairman of the Movement for Economic Empowerment and the County Charter chair of the opposition Alternative National Congress have both denied speculations that their political leaders would not appear in the 2017 presidential lineup.