On Tuesday, Jan. 7, Judge Peter Gbenewelleh of Civil Law Court B dealt a major blow to the government in a case filed by the management of Punch FM 106.3, in which the government continues to deny the issuing the station’s operating license. The judge ruled in a declaratory judgment that the government must immediately issue Punch FM’s license.
The National Elections Commission has withheld the certification of Grand Cape Mount’s senator-elect until it has adjudicated a complaint filed by Unity Party in the October 5 senatorial by-election.
Several lawmakers within the House of Representatives are threatening to remove House Speaker Bhofal Chambers and Deputy Speaker Prince Moye for refusing to reduce their salary and benefits.
Seven candidates have been qualified by the National Elections Commission to participate in Grand Cape Mount’s senatorial by-election.
The Alternative National Congress of former presidential candidate Alexander Cummings has announced a decision to withdraw its candidate, Samuel Taylor, from the upcoming senatorial by-election in Grand Cape Mount.
Associate Justice Kabina Ja’neh was impeached by the House of Representatives in August 2018. He was convicted and removed from office by the Senate on March 29, 2019. He faced four counts in the bill of impeachment; however, he was found guilty on one count: the Road Fund.
Our democracy was on trial under Doe and Taylor. It is now on retrial under ex-soccer star George M. Weah. Things are falling apart so quickly. Lawlessness is hitting the roof. Violence and vandalism have become the new normal. The debris and scars of our dark past are fast evolving. Terror is back in the land.
The Liberia National Police says it arrested 11 persons linked to the Tuesday, August 13 elections violence at the National Elections Commission’s headquarters.