Weah’s Silence On Jewel

[New Dawn] Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC completely omitted the whereabouts of his vice running mate and colleague Senator, Jewel Howard Taylor, in his midnight address to the nation during the official launch of the…

[New Dawn] Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC completely omitted the whereabouts of his vice running mate and colleague Senator, Jewel Howard Taylor, in his midnight address to the nation during the official launch of the CDC's 2017 presidential and legislative campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Heeding the Earthquake Alert

[New Dawn] The Government of Liberia last Friday, 18 August announced that an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale occurred approximately 880 kilometers off the coast of Liberia.

[New Dawn] The Government of Liberia last Friday, 18 August announced that an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale occurred approximately 880 kilometers off the coast of Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

House Drops Impeachment Threat

[New Dawn] Following several interventions from multiple fronts, including religious and traditional leaders, and the United Nations, the House of Representative has dropped impeachment proceeding initiated against three Associate Justices of the Supre…

[New Dawn] Following several interventions from multiple fronts, including religious and traditional leaders, and the United Nations, the House of Representative has dropped impeachment proceeding initiated against three Associate Justices of the Supreme Court by some members of the Legislature.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NEC Conducts Training for Magistrates

[New Dawn] The Co-Chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Sarah Toe has described elections magistrates as largely the first hand election authorities in the fifteen counties with the responsibilities to deal and investigate any e…

[New Dawn] The Co-Chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Sarah Toe has described elections magistrates as largely the first hand election authorities in the fifteen counties with the responsibilities to deal and investigate any elections related complaints brought before the Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Supreme Court Hears Snowe’s Case Today

[New Dawn] The Supreme Court of Liberia has mandated lawyers representing Montserrado County District #6 Representative Edwin Snowe, the National Elections Commission (NEC) and counsels for some Bomi County lawmakers to appear for argument today, 23 Au…

[New Dawn] The Supreme Court of Liberia has mandated lawyers representing Montserrado County District #6 Representative Edwin Snowe, the National Elections Commission (NEC) and counsels for some Bomi County lawmakers to appear for argument today, 23 August in an appeal against the qualification of Snowe to contest in Bomi this October.

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No Arson in Knysna Fires, Afriforum Report Finds

[Daily Maverick] In recent years, a spate of destructive fires in the Western Cape have led to claims that arsonists are at work in what could be a politically motivated campaign. Tuesday brought bad news for conspiracy theorists: an independent invest…

[Daily Maverick] In recent years, a spate of destructive fires in the Western Cape have led to claims that arsonists are at work in what could be a politically motivated campaign. Tuesday brought bad news for conspiracy theorists: an independent investigation into the Knysna fires commissioned by AfriForum revealed no trace of arson. Forensic expert Dr David Klatzow's conclusions do, however, put him at odds with the Knysna Fire Department. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tegeta – Guptas Shed Mining Business to ‘Save Staff’

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments announced on Wednesday morning that it will sell its mining business, Tegeta, to a mysterious Swiss-based company called Charles King SA. In a press statement, Oakbay framed the decision as motivated …

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments announced on Wednesday morning that it will sell its mining business, Tegeta, to a mysterious Swiss-based company called Charles King SA. In a press statement, Oakbay framed the decision as motivated by a desire to "preserve the employment of its loyal staff". Inevitably, eyebrows will be raised: over what seems to be the relatively low asking price for Tegeta, and the nature of the company which is buying it. By REBECCA DAVIS.

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Book Review – Shaping the Present Through the Nobility of Our Past

[Daily Maverick] For me, Charlotte Maxeke’s story is testament to the beauty of biography as a literary form. The story of a person’s life is a way to prise open the history that made her and which she in turn made. In the pages of Beauty of the Heart …

[Daily Maverick] For me, Charlotte Maxeke's story is testament to the beauty of biography as a literary form. The story of a person's life is a way to prise open the history that made her and which she in turn made. In the pages of Beauty of the Heart you can travel back to Ramokgopa village in Limpopo in the mid-nineteenth century where her father came from; visit and feel the diamond fields of Kimberley in the 1890s; make passing encounter with Olive Schreiner and Emily Pankhurst; and be reminded about the indignities in

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Four Arrested in Joburg With Fake Documents Worth R10 Million

[News24Wire] A joint operation by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) has resulted in four men being arrested in possession of fraudulent documents worth R10m.

[News24Wire] A joint operation by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) has resulted in four men being arrested in possession of fraudulent documents worth R10m.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Law Enforcement Pulls Thousands of Subscribers’ Call Records Each Year

[Daily Maverick] In May this year, Daily Maverick revealed that South African intelligence services legally compelled the major mobile network operators to hand over thousands of customer call records annually. Although call records can play a vital ro…

[Daily Maverick] In May this year, Daily Maverick revealed that South African intelligence services legally compelled the major mobile network operators to hand over thousands of customer call records annually. Although call records can play a vital role in criminal investigations, we demonstrated that law enforcement had broken the law to obtain such records with relative ease, at times for nefarious purposes. Subsequently, advocacy group Right2Know approached the four major network operators to provide statistics pertain

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa