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Illegal Campaigning: Apply Rules of the Game, NEC

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Illegal Campaigning: Apply Rules of the Game, NEC

On October 14, 2014, Liberian voters go to the poll in a Special Senatorial Mid-Term Election aimed at choosing 15 new senators for the 15 political subdivisions. Already, the Commission has released the official timetable with dates for the various activities leading to the conduct of the 2014 Special Senatorial Election in consonance with Article 46 of the 1986 Constitution of Liberia. The exercise- the first of its kind under the 1986 Constitution, will be conducted for senators who won in the first category during the 2005 Legislative and Presidential Elections.

 

Making practical the Alien and Nationality Law

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Making practical the Alien and Nationality Law

Authorities of the Bureau of Immigration and Naturalization or BIN, this week, announced the arrest of seven Ghanaians for illegal entry into Liberia. The seven Ghanaians, who arrived in Liberia onboard a vessel, were arrested in the coastal Township of West Point in Central Monrovia. The Ghanaians, whose names are yet to be made publicly known, is reportedly undergoing investigation by the BIN, following which they would face actions in consonance with the Alien and Nationality Law of Liberia.

 

Welcoming CDC chairman’s intervention, but

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Welcoming CDC chairman’s intervention, but

In accordance with the guidelines of the National Elections Commission or NEC for the 2014 Special Senatorial election, party primaries are being conducted across the country. Notably among the latest primaries are those of the mean opposition Congress for Democratic Change or CDC. Recently, the party concluded its primaries at three venues- Gbarnga, Bong County, Harper, Maryland County and Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

 

The president must intervene

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The president must intervene

Again, teachers of the Monrovia Consolidated School Systems or MCSS are on a ‘go-slow’ strike action in demand of salary increment. Claim by the teachers points to increment in the salaries of other civil servants by the government while it continue pay little attention to them despite repeated demands.

 

A reminder about Ebola

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A reminder about Ebola

For weeks now across Liberia either nothing or very little has been heard about the deadly Ebola virus. Apparently,  the awareness and sensitization characterizing the battle against the threat of the Ebola virus in Liberia have all disappeared from the airwaves, communities, schools, as well as offices, among others as if we, as nation, have won Ebola. Despite reports of the threat of the virus, which kills  between 25% and 90% of its victims, in Sierra Leone, Liberian health Ministry authorities may still be complacent about  the threat to Liberia.

 
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