“I say to you my mothers, my fathers, my friends and partisans, change is inevitable. We must not be afraid of change, because Liberia cannot be worst with a Weah’s leadership, Liberia can only be better with a Weah’s leadership. I love you and I love this country”, George Weah, the Standard Bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), said when he visited the Nancy B. Doe Market.
If elected, the Liberty Party of Cllr. Charles Brumskine says to address the anticipated financing gap, a Liberty Party government will increase its total contribution to the education sector starting from US$86.2 million in the 2017/2018 budget to US$92.65 million in the 2018/19 budget.
The Supreme Court of Liberia has set Tuesday October 3, as date for argument in the Global Witness bribery case. The argument is a result of an appeal taken by lawyers representing defendant Varney Sherman after a ruling by Justice in Chambers Philip A.Z. Banks. It can be recalled that Justice Philip A. Z. Banks overturned former Criminal Court ‘C’ Judge Yamie Quiqui Gbeisay’s judgment that rejected marking permanent, the alleged Global Witness emails and spreadsheets as evidence in the ongoing Sable Mining bribery case.
Alternative National Congress of Liberia candidate to October 2017 presidential elections Alexander Cummings poses on January 28, 2017. A football superstar, a former warlord and a soft drinks millionaire have thrown their hats into the ring for the post of Liberian president as Africa’s first elected female leader prepares to step down. ZOOM DOSSO/AFP/Getty Images
PHILADELPHIA – Years after the back-to-back civil wars in their country, villagers in Liberia’s northwestern borderlands still speak in hushed whispers about one man whose acts of sadism and butchery inspire anxiety to this day – a rebel commander they know only as “Jungle Jabbah.” The crimes they say he committed – rapes, murders, and acts of ritual cannibalism, evisceration, and enslavement – are innumerable.
WASHINGTON – The World Bank approved today an International Development Association (IDA)* grant of $7 million for the Liberia Land Administration Project. This project will strengthen the institutional capacity of Liberia Land Authority and establish a land administration system.
-Says President The Press Union of Liberia (PUL) has said that it is not part of a lawsuit filed against Mr. Simeon Freeman, Standard Bearer of the Movement for Progressive Change (MPC) by the Deepening Democratic Change (DDC) and Liberia Media Center (LMC).
Former rebel leader Prince Johnson has turned his verbal attack on CDC’s Standard Bearer George Weah, telling Liberians that any attempt to elect George Weah as President in the pending elections would reignite war in Liberia. The Nimba County Senator, a former dreadful leader of the disbanded INPFL rebel forces is also contesting the presidency.
The European Union has rejected news report published in Thursday edition of the New Democrat. Regard to the article in the Thursday’s New Democrat suggesting the concerns about Liberia’s future if the Coalition for Democratic Change win the upcoming Presidential elections, the European Union Delegation to Liberia clarifies that the European Union does not hold the views attributed to it in the article.
Liberty Party Standard Bearer, Charles Brumskine says should he be elected president of Liberia in October, he intends to put in place a structure wherein the Ministry of Justice runs, for the first time, entirely and truly independent of the presidency.