Internews, the implementer of the Liberia Media Development program, has begun a three-day training for rural journalists to report on electoral reform.
While commemorating the national Ebola burial site on Disco Hill, Rep. Tibelrosa Tarponweh of Margibi’s first district described the country’s health sector in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak as ‘messy.’
In the first round of the presidential elections, the number of invalid votes was the equivalent of the number of people who turned out to vote in River Gee, Grand Kru, and River Cess, combined.
“Liberia is on the wrong track,” a U.S.-based human rights advocate has claimed. Torli Krua is advocating for Liberians to start practicing participatory democracy in order to bring substantive changes to the country.
Despite his consistent denial of media reports that he holds a U.S. citizenship, at least one more document has surfaced confirming that the chairman of the National Elections Commission, Jerome Korkoya, is a U.S. citizen.
Over a relatively short time, Rodney Sieh has built one of Liberia’s most trusted and most awarded newspapers.
At a recent one-day art exhibition organized by the Accountability Lab and the Liberian Visual Arts Academy, young artists showcased their artistic works portraying peace, democracy, society, and Liberia’s everyday life.