Election results released by the National Elections Commission puts the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change of Sen. George Weah ahead of Unity Party, marking the first general election loss for the ruling party in Margibi since 1997.
The National Elections Commission has completed a regional trainer of trainers workshop in Kakata to train people with disabilities on how to properly and independently vote using the tactile ballot guide.
Several persons in Margibi’s second electoral district have been injured and properties have been damaged as a result of a riot between supporters of independent candidate Ivar Kokulo Jones and the incumbent lawmaker Ballah Zayzay.
Nimba’s Sen. Prince Johnson and former rebel leader of the defunct Independent National Patriotic Front of Liberia has stated that he has no regrets over his role in the 14-year civil crisis.
The management of the Salala Rubber Corporation has reaffirmed its ban on all political activities, including rallies and meetings, on the premises.
The Liberia Airport Authority has warned airport users to take the Red light to 15 Gate route as the water level increases on the Robertsfield Highway.
Citizens in Margibi and candidates vying for the five representative seats of the county in the upcoming elections have criticized the Center for Media Studies and Peacebuilding for poorly conducting debates in Margibi’s first, second, third, and fifth districts.
Heavy rains have caused a severe mudslide in the concession area of China Union, in Fuamah District in Lower Bong, resulting in severe damage to the company’s equipment.