A group of women claiming to be residents of Montserrado’s 17th district stormed the grounds of the Capitol Building on Thursday to petition the House of Representatives to investigate a rape allegation against their lawmaker, Rep. Hanson Kiazolu.
After being ill and seeking medical treatment abroad for nearly the entire period of the first and second sessions of the 54th national legislature, Montserrado’s 10th district lawmaker, Munah Pelham-Youngblood, has resurfaced at the capitol for the opening of the third session.
On Thursday, January 18, the House of Representatives voted to investigate several lawmakers accused of bringing the body to disrepute by accusing its leaders of malpractices in public.
Less than a week after the resignation of Musa Shannon as chair of the West African Football Union U-20 Cup organizing committee, the Liberia Football Association has announced a new chair for the tournament that is to be hosted in Liberia.
With 60 percent of current lawmakers being booted out of office, one may get the idea that Liberian voters are simply punishing all lawmakers.
With all polling stations’ results in, the results of the October 10 polls show that the number of female lawmakers to sit in the next Liberian legislature will remain the same.