The Unity Party has asked the Supreme Court to halt the second round run-off of presidential elections due to what it says is the "irregular and the premature" way the National Election Commission is conducting the process.
Ruling Party Wants Election Run-Off Halted Again
New Dawn, 15 December 2017
Liberia's ruling Unity Party (UP) is requesting the Supreme Court to issue another stay order against the conduct of a presidential runoff scheduled by the National Elections… Read more »
Women protest outside the Elections Commission offices.
Dec. 26 Runoff Could Be Stalled Again
Observer, 15 December 2017
Four days after the National Elections Commission announced December 26 as the day for the conduct of the runoff presidential election, the Unity Party (UP) has filed a lawsuit at… Read more »
Boakai Commits to One-Term Presidency
FrontPageAfrica, 15 December 2017
Unity Party Standard Bearer Joseph Boakai has for the first time announced his intention to serve a one-term bid if elected President in the ensuing runoff election. Read more »
Ruling Party Asks Court to Stop Election Run-Off
The ruling Unity Party (UP) has called on the Supreme Court of Liberia to issue an immediate stay order on the December 28 presidential runoff based on a 25-count Bill of… Read more »
Ruling Party Makes Court Bid to Stop Election Run-Off
New Democrat, 15 December 2017
The ruling Unity Party has filed a bill of information with the Supreme Court calling for the issuance of an immediate stay order on the holding of the run-off election on December… Read more »
'Liberty Party Dumps Boakai'
NEWS, 15 December 2017
It appears that the marriage that was between Liberty Party and Unity Party during the legal process against the National Elections Commission (NEC) relative to irregularities and… Read more »
Liberty Party Split?
Barely two days after the National Elections Commission (NEC) announced the kickoff of activities leading to the runoff election scheduled for December 26, some members of the… Read more »
Senator Prince Johnson Calls for Democratic Coup d'État to Unseat UP Government
Senator Prince Y. Johnson of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR), has called on partisans and supporters of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) to stage, what… Read more »
Defense Official Asks Ecowas to Back Election
The Deputy Minister of Defense for Operations Jerome Larbelle, has urged the members of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to continue its support towards the… Read more »
Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo's Timely, Urgent Advice
President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo of Ghana has declared that the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) "cannot afford another crisis in Liberia." Read more »
One Term Mission to Save Liberia - Boakai's Full Speech
The ruling Unity Party's presidential Candidate Joseph Boakai told the nation Thursday in a radio broadcast that his candidature is a mission to secure victory for every Liberian… Read more »
The Liberian Senate has reportedly summoned the head of the Election Commission after expressing concern that the body set a new date for the presidential election run-off without ... Read more »
The election commission has set up a politically-charged Christmas for the run-off in which former soccer star George Weah faces Vice-President Joseph Boakai. Read more »
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