Liberty Party and Unity Party filed a bill of exception before the National Elections Commission’s board of commissioners on Wednesday, November 22, challenging a recent ruling by the chief dispute hearing officer.
Liberia’s National Bar Association is expected to hold its national convention in Gbarnga, Bong beginning November 23.
Muana Ville, the chief dispute hearing officer at the National Elections Commission on Monday, November 20, has denied Liberty Party’s request for a re-run of the first round of the presidential election.
As the first round of the election saw large groups of elections observers swarm the country, high-end businesses like Boulevard Palace saw an increase in customer flow.
A former chair of the National Elections Commission, Frances Johnson-Allison, says it is illegal to alter the final voter registration roll.
With 60 percent of current lawmakers being booted out of office, one may get the idea that Liberian voters are simply punishing all lawmakers.
A deal has been agreed upon to sell Nimba’s decades-old mining scraps to two companies, Sethi Ferro Fabrik and North Star Industry, Inc.; however, citizens have demanded that the details of the contract be made public.
On Friday, November 17, the Supreme Court denied a request filed by Unity Party to hold the National Elections Commission in contempt for failing to make documents available to it that could help in the ongoing alleged election fraud hearings.