The 2017 presidential and legislature elections debate has been criticized by laymen and intellectuals as not being germane to recognizing and finding practical solutions to the country’s myriad socioeconomic and political problems that plunged the country into decades of civil turbulence. But with the ongoing Deepening Democracy Coalition (DDC) debate taking root yesterday in Paynesville City, it now seems leading political actors have nowhere to escape but to explain to Liberians how they intend to resolve those critical issues that beset Africa’s oldest republic.
The former Senator of Grand Kru County Cletus Wotorson has been the latest authority to join the band wagon of those endorsing the Vice President and Standard Bearer of the ruling Unity Party, Joseph Boakai.
The former governing Grand old True Whig Party (TWP) has changed this year’s venue of the 36th National Convention of the party from the City of Zwedru in Grand Gedeh County to Ganta, Nimba County due to heavy rainfalls which have damaged the Nimba-Grand Gedeh highway.
The National Youth Movement for Transparent Elections (NAYMOTE) launches its social media platform for civic engagement campaign for the 2017 elections today. Dubbed "Liberia Decides", NAYMOTE’s biggest non-partisan social media campaign is designed to promote young people and marginalized groups’ participation and voices in Liberia’s electoral process.
The Central Bank of Liberia (CBL), Wednesday, November 16, 2016, began a one-week exercise targeting various markets around Monrovia and its environs to exchange mutilated (tear-tear) Liberian dollar banknotes for the recently issued new and enhanced banknotes. Markets being covered under the exercise are Rally Time, Waterside, Duala, Red-light and Gorbachop in Paynesville.
Cabinet has meticulously reviewed the state of national economy, received updates on economic performance, the need for diversification and amid the finalization of relevant due diligence approved Arcelor Mittal new project, which is in line with the existing Mineral Development Agreement (MDA) and License issued the company.