Liberians Protest During President's Speech

Some students converged at the entrance of the Capitol Building, which houses the legislature, to protest a rumor about a planned tuition hike by the University of Liberia as President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf gave her annual message to the body.

  • Liberia:  Protests Mar Sirleaf's Annual Message

    The New Dawn, 29 January 2013

    President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf's annual massage to the 53rd Legislature Monday was marred by series of protests outside the Capitol, involving students of the University of ... read more »

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

  • Liberia:  Sirleaf's Annual Message - 'A Time for Transformation' (document)

    Liberia Government, 29 January 2013

    Mr. Vice President and President of the Senate;Mr. Speaker;Mr. President Pro-Tempore;Honorable Members of the Legislature;Your Honor the Acting Chief Justice, Associate Justices of ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Inside Ellen's Annual Message - Pundits Presage What's Likely to be Said

    The Analyst, 28 January 2013

    The glamour, pomp and orations expected to dominate today's official business on Capitol Hill owe their origin to Article 58 of the Liberian Constitution which grants the President ... read more »

  • Liberia:  Ellen Addresses Legislature Today

    The Inquirer, 28 January 2013

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is today expected to deliver her annual message to the 53rd National Legislature on Capitol Hill. Today's exercise is in consonance with a provision ... read more »

  • Liberia:  LP Set to Critique Ellen's Annual Message

    The Analyst, 28 January 2013

    The opposition Liberty Party will this Thursday stage the re-launch of its monthly Political Awareness Forum, coinciding with the party's official response to the President's State ... read more »