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  • Liberia cancels nationwide election

    http://www.news24.com/Africa/News/Li...ction-20141010

    Monrovia - Ebola-hit Liberia has suspended its nationwide Senate polls after the election commission admitted it would not be able to stage the ballot safely, according to a government statement.
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    Re: Liberia cancels nationwide election

    http://www.liberianobserver.com/poli...sion-backfires
    Over Election Postponement Ellen’s Decision Backfires
    Fri, 10/10/2014 - 00:33 admin
    -Provides ‘Clarifications’ in New Letter
    By:
    Keith Morris

    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf’s pronouncement to postpone the Special Senatorial Election slated for Tuesday, October 14, 2014 has ‘backfired’ with Capitol Hill announcing that “the President has no constitutional power to take such a decision.”...
    “‘i love myself.’ the quietest. simplest. most powerful. revolution ever.” ---- nayyirah waheed

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      Re: Liberia cancels nationwide election

      http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/ebo...-ebola-n257966

      Liberia's Supreme Court Suspends Election Campaign Over Ebola

      MONROVIA — Liberia's Supreme Court suspended campaigning for next month's senate election on Friday while it considers a petition warning that electioneering risks spreading the Ebola outbreak, the information minister said. A group including some former government officials and political party representatives filed the petition earlier this week for the Dec. 16 vote to be delayed until next year when the outbreak will possibly be over. The disease has slowed in recent weeks in Liberia raising hopes that the outbreak there may be nearing an end.
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