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Liberia Elections News Review ΓΆ€“ Friday 27th May 2011
Friday 27th May 2011
NEC- International Idea End Two-Day Dialogue With Political Parties On Gender Issues In Grand Bassa
The National Elections Commission (NEC) in collaboration with the International Idea has ended a two-day dialogue with political parties on gender issues in Buchanan city.
At the opening ceremony held on Tuesday May 24, 2011, NEC Chairman, James Fromaya called on all political parties in Liberia to allow women participation in the decision making process of their political institutions.
Front Page Africa

Hiked Candidates’ Fees Approved
“Poor Candidates” wanting to run for high public offices in the impending 2011 elections will now have to forgo their dream, after House members approved an act Thursday amending section 20.2 of the new election law, increasing candidate’s registration fees, contrary to what occurred in the 2005 elections.
The actions came amidst public outcry and condemnation from various individuals, including some legislators, who described the amendment as “selfish and unconstitutional”.
New Democrat

NUDP National Convention Tomorrow
Multitudes Head for Saclepea
Stalwarts of the National Union for Democratic Progress (NUDP) are trooping in multitudes to one of Nimba County’s fast developing cities, Saclepea, for the first national convention of the party.
Reports from the county say massive preparations for the successful hosting of the convention are being spearheaded by party stalwarts, supporters and sympathizers who have already arrived in that central city in Nimba county.
The Informer

Embattled CDC Group Frowns on Partisans – for City Hall’s Incident
Day after declaring their support for President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s second term bid under a chaotic situation, members of an embattled group of the Congress for Democratic Change (CDC) have frowned on their fellow partisans who disrupted the occasion Wednesday at the Monrovia City Hall.
Under the banner The Free Thinkers of CDC, the group issued a statement Thursday, terming the disruption as barbaric and a gross violation of the party (CDC) constitution.
The Inquirer

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