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English Publication Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2017 Source: The Nation
Liberia’s Run-off election to determine the successor of Africa’s first female President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf finally kicked off Tuesday morning with indications of low voter’s turnout.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Source: The Bush Chicken
Lamii Kpargoi of the Deepening Democracy Coalition says the Coalition for Democratic Change has failed to respond to an invitation to participate in the final vice presidential and presidential runoff debates scheduled for Friday, November 3.
News: Liberia has a big election next week — and a true test of democracy in Africa’s oldest republicEnglish Publication Date: Wednesday, October 4, 2017 Source: The Washington Post
In landmark elections slated for Oct. 10, Liberians will vote in the country’s third postwar presidential and legislative races.
English Publication Date: Friday, September 22, 2017 Source: Front Page Africa
Margibi County Senator and independent Presidential candidate Oscar A. Cooper has frowned at the Deepening Democracy Coalition (DDC) for excluding him and other Presidential candidates from the planned second round of the Presidential debate.
English Publication Date: Friday, September 22, 2017 Source: Daily Observer
The first day of the presidential debates began in Ganta, Nimba County with presidential candidates promising to improve education, carry out land reforms, find a solution to the country’s dual currencies and encourage patriotism among the citizenry...
English Publication Date: Monday, September 11, 2017 Source: Daily Observer
The nine presidential candidates who participated in the second in a series of debates have unanimously agreed not to recognize same-sex marriage if elected President of Liberia
English Publication Date: Saturday, September 16, 2017 Source: The Bush Chicken
Citizens in Margibi and candidates vying for the five representative seats of the county in the upcoming elections have criticized the Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding for poorly conducting debates in Margibi’s first, second, third, and...
English Publication Date: Friday, September 22, 2017 Source: Africa News
Liberia held its second election debate ahead of the October 10 presidential election which will be contested by 20 candidates including one woman.
Debate: Liberia Presidential Debate 2017
Date (time EST): Aug 17 2017 (All day)
Video courtesy of Liberia Elections.
English Publication Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017 Source: allAfrica
The Liberian Senate has passed a vote of no confidence in Education Minister George Werner after he refused to apologize to the public for his Facebook comments denigrating the August 17 presidential debate and condemning the necessity of...