Fraud Not of Magnitude to Annul Election – Court Clears Way for Runoff Election

The Supreme Court of Liberia ruled late Thursday afternoon that it had not been presented with enough evidence of fraud or other irregularities to annul the results of the October 10election. It ordered the National Election Commission (NEC) to schedule the run-off election between presidential candidates George Weah and Joseph Boakai. Weah and [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Supreme Court Deliberates Election Fraud

Liberians wait for the Supreme Court to determine whether the stalled electoral process will be restarted or proceed to a run-off election.  The Court heard arguments on December 1 on the question of whether the National Election Commission’s Board of Commissions properly dismissed election fraud claims made by the Liberty [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Liberians Wait for Final Decision – Run-Off or Re-Run

Liberians wait for a final decision on the validity of the October 10 election. Front Page Africareports today that a NEC hearing officer has dismissed the complaint of electoral fraud filed on October 23 by the Liberty Party and the Unity Party. FPA - NEC Hearing Officer Dismisses Fraud Complaint  Hearing Officer Muana Ville reportedly [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Supreme Court Orders NEC to Halt Run-Off

With just one day to spare, the Supreme Court of Liberia on Monday ordered the National Election Commission to desist from conducting the run-off election scheduled for November 7.  The five-member Court ruled that the fraud complaint filed by the Liberty Party on October 23 must be investigated by the [...]

By | December 10th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|0 Comments

Child likes HIPPY better than playing

David Rosen reports on his recent visit to the Liberia Family Literacy Initiative.  Among his observations:  “Before I left her, (a) parent said she wanted to thank me – FOL really – for bringing this program to her community, that it has helped her and her family.   I asked how it [...]

By | August 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog|0 Comments