Politics


(L-R) Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe LNBA presidential candidate, Cllr. Moses Paegar LNBA presidential candidate and Cllr. Theophilus Gould president of the LNBA

LNBA Goes to the Polls

As it stands, three individuals (all males) have been qualified to contest the next presidential election of the Liberia National Bar Association (LNBA).

In keeping LNBA’s mandate, the incumbent president Cllr. Theophilus Gould, is ineligible to contest due to term limits.

The elections, described by many lawyers as “highly contestable,” would be held on Saturday, May 30, in Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.
Those contesting the presidency include Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe, Cllr. Lavala Koboi Johnson and Moses Paegar.


Rev/Dr. Mulbah B. gray, Sr., President-AME Zion University

Zion Honors Key Alumni

The administration of the African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion University in Monrovia on Sunday hosted a special intercessory and thanksgiving service in honor of its key alumni.

The program was held under the theme, “Let God Be Your Cornerstone,” based on Zachariah 10:4.
The ceremony which brought together the honorees and other clergies was held in the Multipurpose Hall of the Brown Memorial AME Zion Church on Benson 166 Street.


Senators gather belongings yesterday amid report of fire in Joint Chambers

Fire Alarm Halts Senate Session

Senators attending regular session yesterday hurriedly fled the Senate Chambers on hearing reports of a fire outbreak in the building.

The fire, which reportedly started from the high ceiling of the Chamber, was immediately brought under control with no serious damage to that important section of the Capitol Building which hosts Legislators during joint sessions.


(L-R) Gbabow, Wesseh, Madam Kponeh, Zoegbeh, Tarpeh

Union of Liberia Community Forests Elects New Officers

Accredited members and stakeholders of the Union of Liberia Community Forests (ULCF) at a mass meeting recently elected its new corps of officers for a period of five years.

During the daylong meetings, the leadership of the union, following extensive discussions, agreed to establish an organization to be known as Union of Community Forests in Liberia.
The official deliberations coincided with the meeting and subsequent elections that were held on May 25, at the Richard M. Nixon School on Capitol Hill in Monrovia.


Mrs. Kartumu Boakai with her husband, VP Boakai, who said Pres. Sirleaf is fully supporting his Presidential bid

Pres. Sirleaf Supports Joe’s Presidential Bid

Vice President Joseph Boakai has revealed that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is in full support of his ambition to contest for the presidency in 2017.

Come 2017, Pres. Sirleaf’s constitutional mandate as the President of Liberia will be nearing its end. Many contestants for the presidency are expected to emerge, one of whom might be the VP since he has now accepted Lofaians’ petition for him to join the race in 2017. In that same year, Liberians will also be voting to elect new members of the House of Representatives.

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