The young Liberian public policy scholar, Emmanuel Dolo, passed away last week in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S.A. at age 56. He succumbed to cancer in the middle of an engaging life of research and study and leaves a void in the ongoing quest to better understand Liberia.
Political parties in Liberia have identified the adoption of a biometric voter registration as their priority for electoral reform.
In previous articles, The Bush Chicken has explored recommendations for improving future elections made by elections observer missions, including the Elections Coordinating Committee, which had the highest number of local observers.
A pictorial review of last week’s activities.
Last week, Monrovia saw a series of interest events and happenings. The events focused on politics and the economic, thus attracting media coverage. This article gives a pictorial review of the week’s activities.
Activists gathered under the banner of the Campaigners and Victims for Justice staged a peaceful protest calling for the establishment of a war crimes court in the country.
On January 22, Liberia experienced its first handover of power from one elected leader to another in 73 years. Pres. George Weah’s inauguration followed a historic election that saw a loser in a presidential race accept the results and concede defeat to the winner for the first time in many years.
A visual look at some of the products pitched at the Made in Liberia contest.