Liberia’s on path to return to ruthlessness, signs of Taylor’s influence - - News Summed Up

Liberia’s on path to return to ruthlessness, signs of Taylor’s influence -


Tension is high among adherents of political fixtures idolized by mainly street gangs and semi illiterate youth groups in various political parties, but more so in the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) party headed by former soccer star George Manneh “Oppong” Weah. Both presidential and legislative elections were held on 10 October 2017. While the legislative election went largely peaceful, the presidential election has been chaotic with several, if not all, political parties are accusing the country’s National Election Commission (NEC) of fraudulent activities, vote rigging, data manipulation, and incompetence in the NEC’s leadership. Others say the president’s interference is an attempt to secure a political footing for her son, Robert Sirleaf, and his associates in Liberian politics. Read more of this storySource: Globe Afrique Media(Visited 24 times, 24 visits today)Commentscomments


Source: GNN Liberia October 18, 2017 21:56 UTC


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