Citizens in Lofa have expressed mixed views on the recent proposal made to the legislature by President George Weah on tenures reduction for the president and lawmakers.
The Bush Chicken has maintained its prominence as a quality news outlet in Liberia, with its reporters winning three excellence awards from the Press Union of Liberia.
Citizens and civil society leaders in Grand Bassa have embraced the need for electoral reform amid current laws that do not conform to current day realities.
Citizens residing across Margibi have expressed frustration over the limitation of laws on the election of public officials and are calling for reform.
The Association of Liberia Community Radio has elected new officials to steer the affairs of the organization for the next three years.
Citizens in Grand Cape Mount are calling for an amendment in the legal requirements for elected government positions. The citizens said the current level of enforcement of candidates’ qualification, such as the residency clause, domicile and property value requirements does not adequately hold leaders accountable.
Citizens in River Cess have called for changes in the country’s electoral laws in order to improve future elections. The citizens made the recommendations recently during two separate community media forums organized by the Liberia Media for Democratic Initiative.
Internews, the implementer of the Liberia Media Development program, has begun a three-day training for rural journalists to report on electoral reform.