Monrovia – The Chairman of the Coalition for Democratic Change, Mulbah K. Morlu, has rescinded the nominations of all those covered by the relevant provisions of the code of conduct, but were recently appointed to the campaign committees of the party. The decision, which was taken with the full acquiescence of the Party’s Governing Council , is intended to sustain the rule-of-law culture in the country as Liberia moves closer to another watershed electoral period. The Party Chairman said he recognizes that in order to consolidate the democratic gains the country has made over the years, there must be strict adherence to Liberia’s body of laws. He admonished other parties too, including those in the opposition, to continue to abide by the elections guidelines. Meanwhile, the leadership of the Coalition for Democratic Change has announced the holding of a major press conference today, 29th October 2020 at 4pm at the party’s National Headquarters in Congo Town.
October 29, 2020 14:23 UTC
The reports come a day just after FrontPageAfrica reported about plans by the party to use an amended constitution to elect new officials. It is the practice and the policy of Liberty Party that any amended constitution be signed by the chairman of the Party and the Secretary General,” the letter also stated. “The Political leader and the Vice Chairperson for Administration’s “unlawful” actions have now given rise to a demand from members of LP to the Political Leader to rescind her submission of the illegitimate constitution to the NEC,” they demand. They urged the party’s hierarchy to immediately withdraw the amended constitution from the electoral body. Surmising that the retreat was a sitting of the Executive Committee, does the Executive Committee have the power to amend the Constitution?
October 29, 2020 05:15 UTC
Liberia: Minister of State for Presidential Affairs Justifies ‘Violation of Code of Conduct’; Says Disenchanted Citizens Can Go to CourtWhile top Weah’s aides like the Minister of State for Presidential Affairs, Nathaniel McGill say there is nothing wrong with violating the COC because it was ignored by the previous administration, some officials are cautious and responding differently. I am one of the members of the Fallah campaign team,” he writes. Twehway said his appointment is a violation of the Code of Conduct and as a law-abiding citizen he cannot perform a task that is in violation of national law. Similarly, the chairman of the campaign team has also step aside, saying he prefers supporting the candidates from within. But the Supreme Court told us that we were wrong,” Minister McGill said.
October 29, 2020 04:52 UTC
Monrovia – The Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of Liberia, Maj. Gen. Prince C. Johnson has decried the inadequate financial support the security sector continues to endure despite pending tension-packed elections. Maj. Gen. Johnson stressed that citizens and stakeholders expect security sector to perform but said inadequate support to security sector would hamper their effectiveness. “Minister Brunson I did not see anything; how possible security sector is left out? How do you expect us to perform 2023 election,” Maj. Gen. Johnson said.
October 29, 2020 04:52 UTC
But I will not win election lying, because when you win election lying, you will keep lying to the people”. Senator Dillon continued: “I hear people say my contender T5 (Thomas Fallah ) gets school, clinic, radio station, university-all of that is true. Living in officials’ pocketsSenator Dillon observed that the lack of a system in Liberia has compelled most citizens, particularly young people to continue to beg or receive handouts from public officials. “Let’s stop living in public officials’ pockets, because you are the ones who employed us. Senator Dillon, however, urged the citizens to rally their support around him to guarantee his re-election with more than 300,000 votes over his contenders.
October 29, 2020 04:47 UTC
Highest-Ranking Liberian Serving in the United Nations System Urges Religious Leaders to Speak Truth to Power on Vices in the CountryMONROVIA – The highest-ranking Liberian serving in the United Nations System, Rev. Beysolow-Nyanti said it is high time religious leaders muster the courage and heroically speak truth to power without fear or favor. “Speaking truth to power, I ask the Baptist Church today, have we spoken about the raping of our innocent girls? She noted that religious leaders should provide their services to ensure the forward match of the nation and its people. She frowned at the propagating of the gospel by religious leaders who continue to engage into intoxication.
October 29, 2020 04:41 UTC
Gbarnga, Bong County – Advocacy for women land ownership rights and call to empower women in Liberia were some of the topics that dominated a three-day workshop on the first Rural Women Land Rights Conference in Gbarnga. Burphy said the conference was also intended to identify constraints which continue which continue to impede women’s abilities to exercise their land rights. Speaking also, Stanley N. Toe, Executive Director of the Liberia Land Authority, said the conference should be a cause for celebration for the Land Rights Act, which provides for the land ownership rights of communities with customary land including the rights of women and youth, and which also provides for equal benefits for community members from the natural resources on their land, as well as rights to land through marriage, rights to land by birth in the community, and other forms of property rights. At the end of the three-day conference, women of Bomi, Bong, and Grand Gedeh Counties, and representatives from Margibi, Grand Cape Mount, Gbarpolu, Lofa, Nimba, and River Gee Counties said they were honored to be part of the first Rural Women Land Rights Conference. With the theme “Secure Land Rights NOW for Women”, the women said they can strengthen their advocacy and compel power holders and duty bearers to serve them with justice.
The dialogue gathered together citizens, county authorities, officials of the MNG Gold and a delegation from the Ministry of Mines Energy. “But as a country, it is very much important for us to see that we have now as we speak two industrial gold mines” Sherman said. He narrated that the Ministry of Mines and Energy gave MNG Gold the authorization to do underground mining because the mineral, gold is no longer found on the surface. Sherman said all the necessary assessments were done before the issuance of the underground mining permit to MNG Gold to operate in Kokoyah. Kolleh mandated the management of MNG Gold to ensure that the lives of Bong County citizens who will form part of the underground mining be insured.
“This will set the bar whereby people of great character should never be mud or stained without proof and impunity. Citizens rally support to Dr. Twehway’s legal action against Henry Costa; Donate LRD $ 200,000 to kickstart a damage suit. This will set the bar whereby people of great character should never be mud or stained without proof and impunity. We’ll continue our rally with others through every means possible until your accuser Henry Costa pays the price for his rants against your character. A few weeks ago, Henry Costa posted on his Facebook and accused Dr. Twehway of being the mastermind of the death of the Boss but failed to prove his allegation.
The Court’s action, which is in keeping with law, forced Mrs. Findley to resign in August 2020 according to our investigation. According to Dr. Jomah, Minister McGill has informed Dr. Sumo not to allow him (Dr. Jomah), who is a civil servant at CARI, or else he (Sumo) will lost his job. It can be recalled that Dr. Jomah on September 19, 2020 wrote President Weah seeking his immediate intervention but to no avail. Meanwhile, Dr. Jomah has threatened to go on another hunger strike if the government of President Weah fails to settle his arrears. Also, in June of this year, Dr. Jomah wrote the U.S.
October 29, 2020 04:18 UTC
It states that those with dual citizenship “shall not qualify for elected national or public service positions…”, unless they renounce the other citizenship. Before this proposed Referendum, Teage Jalloh (“Jalloh”), a Liberian citizen who was born in Liberia to both Liberian parents, traveled to the United States and became a U.S. citizen. C. DifferencesNotwithstanding the similarities, there are some stark differences: First, the Ruling does not confer a right to dual citizenship. Second, the Ruling rolled back section 22.2 of the ANL that allows for automatic loss of Liberian citizenship without due process of law. There is also a concern that the restrictions do not seem to apply evenly between naturalized Liberians with dual citizenship and natural born Liberians with dual citizenship.
October 28, 2020 07:52 UTC
Fallah who he’s older than and must have achieved greatly beyond, seems to be far ahead of him. Every Liberian has a duty to the country but yours is simply fruitless noise making outgoing senator. The ‘Credible’ outgoing senator should be telling the electorates where’s the report for the use of that money and other excesses he participated in. Thomas Fallah is a revolutionary icon, tried, tested and proven worthy of the duty he’s called to. Vote Thomas Fallah, vote CDC, move Montserrado forward!
October 28, 2020 07:30 UTC
“I can assure you that the President will only go for two terms,” Minister McGill said. Addressing the Executive Mansion regular press briefing on Tuesday, Minister McGill said if President Weah had an intention of such, he would not be pushing for a reduction of the President’s years of service from six to five years. “I can assure you that the President will only go for two terms,” Minister McGill said. In defense, Minister McGill said that the President’s support in favor of all of the propositions geared towards avoiding huge financial waste and to enable the electoral process to become more democratic. “This decision will enable the electoral process to become more democratic and avoid huge financial wastes,” Minister McGill asserted.
October 28, 2020 07:29 UTC
They, in collaboration with the NEC team, will work clean up the voter roll. He indicated that Liberia needs support in the area of compiling the voter registration data following the voter roll update. “In preparation for the 8December Elections, the NEC is updating the voter roll that was used for the 2017 General Elections. Pending NEC Decision on Validity of Voter Roll Update- The formal ruling from the NEC on the validity of the just ended voter roll is pending, after a hearing by the NEC. Arrival of ECOWAS Technical Team -Last week, ECOWAS technical team arrived in the country to work with the National Elections Commission to assist with the cleaning of the Voter Roll.
October 28, 2020 07:18 UTC
However, if the Standard Bearer is not elected President, the Standard Bearer position shall cease to exist ninety (90) days immediately after the presidential election, and the Standard Bearer automatically becomes the political leader”. MONROVIA – Liberty Party (LP) has amended its constitution making significant changes to the powers of its standard-bearer/political leader. According to Article six of the Liberty Party revised constitution, the Standard Bearer shall be the leader and Chief Representative Spokesperson only during election year. It reveals that following the conclusion of the party’s primaries, the presidential nominee shall be deemed the standard bearer of the party. However, if the Standard Bearer is not elected President, the Standard Bearer position shall cease to exist ninety (90) days immediately after the presidential election, and the Standard Bearer automatically becomes the political leader”.
October 28, 2020 03:05 UTC