The House of Representatives is yet to commence discussions on the 2019 draft national budget, more than two weeks since it received the document.
Citizens in rural Montserrado have begun debating specific reforms that are needed for laws affecting elections in Liberia.
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.
The House of Representatives of the 54th national legislature has welcomed recommendations to improve future elections and promised to complete legal reform in six months.
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.
Workers of the Farmington Hotel, near the Roberts International Airport now have a proper channel to champion their concerns and grievances following the induction of their first union leadership over the weekend.
A women’s empowerment group has launched a report highlighting factors affecting women’s political participation in Liberia. The report assesses the current state of women political leadership by mapping the number of women serving in leadership across all branches and sectors of government.
Following the polls on Tuesday, the National Democratic Institute, which served as an observer to the polls, has described the process as well-conducted while reporting that elections day was also peaceful.