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Presidential 2017

An election has been announced for 10 October 2017. Results will be published here.

Parliamentary 2017

An election has been announced for 10 October 2017. Results will be published here.

Justice Minister resigns

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has received and accepted the resignation of her Minister of Justice Cllr. Benedict Sannoh. The formal announcement on the Executive Mansion website is as follows: “President […]

President appoints new Foreign and Internal Affairs Ministers

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has carried out a minor reshuffle of her Cabinet. She has appointed new Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Internal Affairs, Youth & Sports and Information, Culture […]

ForMin stands down

Liberia’s Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augustine Kpehe Ngafuan, has tendered his resignation. Liberia has a law that states that any appointed official (as opposed to elected official) wishing to stand […]

President appoints new Health and Education Ministers

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has named two new Cabinet ministers in a wide-ranging series of changes to her government and public service. The President named Dr. Bernice Dahn as the […]

Senate results show ten of twelve incumbents ousted

Results of the 20th December Senate election, in which half of the 30 Senate seats were up for election, have been announced. The results were bad news for President Ellen […]

Senate elections finally go ahead

Liberia is to hold Senate elections today after postponing the vote twice in recent months. The vote comes despite the Ebola crisis which is still affecting the country. There are […]

President replaces Ministers including Health and Public Works

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf carried out a Cabinet reshuffle on Sunday, replacing her Health, Education and Publics Works Ministers. The move was made by the President as the country enters […]

Justice Minister resigns

Christiana Tah, Liberia’s Minister of Justice has resigned her portfolio after she was prevented from investigating the country’s National Security Agency after accusations of fraud. The Minister was stopped from […]

President declares State of Emergency

Following the continuing battle to control the Ebola outbreak in Western Africa, President Sirleaf Johnson of Liberia has declared a state of emergency. The President said in a statement that […]