On November 7, residents of Helena Montana elected Wilmot Collins as their new mayor. In the process, the four-term incumbent mayor, James E. Smith, lost his reelection bid.
New York University, in partnership with Friends of Liberia and the United States Institute for Peace, will host a panel discussion on the 2017 Liberia elections this Friday.
A Liberian taking refuge in America has been elected mayor of the city of Helena in the state of Montana.
Liberians living abroad under the umbrella of the All Liberian Diaspora Conference have threatened to file a lawsuit against the National Elections Commission for allegedly denying them their right to vote in the national elections while staying outside the country.
Jones is the first TED Fellow from Liberia. At FACE Africa, she has worked to strengthen water, sanitation, and hygiene infrastructure and programs in rural communities in sub-Saharan Africa, particularly in Liberia’s River Cess.
It was a sunny Saturday on July 24, 2016, in the American suburb of Landover Hills, Maryland where a handful of Liberians have gathered to celebrate Liberia’s Independence Day with the now-famous ceremonial clash between fans of Liberia’s historic football rivals – Mighty Barrolle and Invincible Eleven.
Svend Einar Holsoe, a major contributor to research on Liberian history, culture, and its people, has been reported dead.
While the constitution appears silent on the issue, Liberia’s Aliens and Nationality Act stipulates that Liberians who acquire an additional citizenship from another country automatically lose their Liberian citizenship.