30 Women Election Observers Seek Peaceful End to Process

first_imgThe 30 WSR Observers at the Ganta Concerned Women CenterA women organization under the banner, Women’s Situation Room (WSR), which deployed 30 personnel to observe the conduct of last Tuesday’s electoral process in Nimba County has called for a peaceful end to the process.Madam Musu Kardamie, WSR executive director, said that the observers were assigned at every polling place in all the districts to ensure that the elections were free, transparent and fair.“The 30 observers were trained along with other women from Bong and Lofa counties with requisite knowledge of elections concerning the collection of data that includes the number of voters at every center and their ages,” Madam Kardamie said.Prior to deploying the observers, the women paraded the streets of Ganta carrying peace messages to several other actors including officers of Liberia National Police and the city authorities.Prior to their deployment, the women paraded carrying peace messages through principle streets of GantaThey carried placards, some with the inscriptions that read: “With peace, you can make farm, go to school, ride motorbikes and do anything constructive to live.”Another other read:”Respect yourselves and maintain peace; if you have any problem take it to court.”Mrs. Betty Sharp, a WSR executive, said that the women’s group is concerned about the peace and tranquility in Liberia.She said the women want peaceful election and therefore called on all state actors and politicians to respect the rule of law and address their dissatisfactions peacefully.The group presented their position statement to the police, calling on the officers to be  vigilant during and after the elections.The police, through one of their deputy commissioners, Randolph Dennis, assured the women that the election atmosphere will be peaceful, adding, “police have been assigned to all the polling places to ensure that there is no violence.”The WSR is funded by the Angie Brooks International Center.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Bul FC sign Kulaba, Katende

first_imgKulaba (right) in action for URA FC a few seasons ago (Photo by Agency)JINJA – With 10 days to go in the current transfer window, Jinja based side-Bul FC has captured the signing of two experienced players.Peter Onen’s side who currently sit 5th on the StarTimes Uganda Premier League table have added Jimmy Kulaba and Ezekiel Katende to their squad.Defender, Kulaba, has previously featured for Police FC, URA and Kenyan outfit-Tursker. Kulaba is expected to booster a central defence that currently features Captain Abdul Mayanja and Willis Otongo.For Katende, a winger by trade, he joins Bul on a six month loan deal from Big League side-UPDF FC.The two players are expected to join the rest of the team on Monday ahead of the second round that kicks off on January 30th 2019 when Onen’s side host Maroons FC at the FUFA Technical Center, Njeru.BUL are currently 5th on the standings with 23 points accumulated from their first 15 matches.They are also into the Uganda Cup round of 16 following a penalty shoot-out victory over Mbarara City in the last round.Comments Tags: Bul FCEzekiel KatendeJimmy KulabaTusker FCupdf fclast_img read more