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Cummings’ ANC Withdraws Candidate in Cape Mount’s Senatorial By-Election

Cummings’ ANC Withdraws Candidate in Cape Mount’s Senatorial By-Election

The Alternative National Congress of former presidential candidate Alexander Cummings has announced a decision to withdraw its candidate, Samuel Taylor, from the upcoming senatorial by-election in Grand Cape Mount.

Weah’s Reform Proposal to Abolish By-Elections in Referendum Receives Mixed Reactions

At the official opening of a special presidential retreat held at the Farmington Hotel over the weekend, President George Weah appealed to members of the National Legislature to approve eight revised propositions for referendum to amend the 1986 constitution.

NEC Declares Abraham Dillon Winner of Montserrado Senatorial Election

Following final official tally of votes in the senatorial by-election in Montserado, the National Elections Commission on Friday, August 2, declared Abraham Darius Dillon of the opposition Liberty Party winner of the July 29 senatorial elections in Montserrado.

What Happened to Yesterday’s Protest

Yesterday, a planned protest organized by the Council of Patriots seemed to go astray amid a gathering of a small group of protesters near Capitol Hill without the presence of their leaders. The day’s events later got complicated, as rioting sprouted on Tubman Boulevard, causing major traffic.

Liberians in U.S. Give Weah’s Administration Three Months to Address Governance Issues

Liberian citizens residing in the U.S. gathered on Friday before the Liberian embassy in Washington D.C. to present a petition to the ambassador accredited to the U.S., George Pattern. The gathering was held simultaneously as the mass protest in Monrovia.