Category Archives: Politics

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has issued Executive Order No. 91, establishing the Joint Presidential Transition Team.

According to an Executive Mansion release, the Executive Order seeks to establish mechanisms for the proper management and orderly transfer of executive power from one democratically elected President to another. The composition of the Joint Transitional Team shall include – the Ministers of State for Presidential Affairs, Justice, Foreign Affairs and Finance and Development Planning, respectively.…
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The head of the National Council of Chiefs and Elders of Liberia Chief Zanzar Kawor is warning against the postponement of the pending run-off presidential election.

Chief Zanzar Kawor was speaking to journalists Tuesday at the Headquarters of the National Council of Chiefs and Elders of Liberia in Monrovia. The National Elections Commission has set Tuesday December 26 as the new date for the run-off between the governing Unity Party of Joseph Boakai and the Opposition Coalition for Democratic Change of…
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West African leaders have urged the National Elections Commission (NEC) of Liberia to implement the Supreme Court’s recommendations, heading into the presidential run-off. The regional leaders, according to a press release from the Liberian Embassy in Abuja, made the call in a Final Communique at the end of the 52nd Ordinary Session of Authority of Heads…
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