Commission, President Have Till Midnight to File Election Court Papers

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, its Chairman Wafula Chebukati and President Uhuru Kenyatta have until midnight to file their responses to the petition by Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka by midnight tonight.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, its Chairman Wafula Chebukati and President Uhuru Kenyatta have until midnight to file their responses to the petition by Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka by midnight tonight.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MPs Plot to Fight Salary Cuts

[Nation] Even before they take the oath of office, MPs are plotting how to reject the new salary structure that substantially reduces their salaries and allowances and have the old figure retained.

[Nation] Even before they take the oath of office, MPs are plotting how to reject the new salary structure that substantially reduces their salaries and allowances and have the old figure retained.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rep. Bass Urges USAID To Increase Aid for Sierra Leone

[U.S. House] Los Angeles -Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Africa, and 11 of her colleagues sent a letter urging the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support incr…

[U.S. House] Los Angeles -Today, Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA), top Democrat on the House Subcommittee on Africa, and 11 of her colleagues sent a letter urging the Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to support increased funding to provide relief for Sierra Leone and other countries devastated by recent mudslides. Presently, the USAID Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance has released $100,000 in aid. The letter sent calls for an additional $20 million for immediate assistance, which would

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

VP Osinbajo Statement After Submitting Investigative Reports On SGF/NIA-GD To President

[Nigerian Govt] Abuja -Transcript of Vice President’s Remarks After Submitting A Report From The Investigation Committee On The Allegations Against The Suspended Secretary To The Government Of The Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal,and the Director-Gener…

[Nigerian Govt] Abuja -Transcript of Vice President's Remarks After Submitting A Report From The Investigation Committee On The Allegations Against The Suspended Secretary To The Government Of The Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal,and the Director-General Of The National Intelligence Agency (Nia), Ayodele Oke At The Presidential Villa, On August 23, 2017

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Has Final Decision On Suspended Lawal, Oke, Osinbajo Says After Submitting Report

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has final decisions on Babachir Lawal and Ayodele Oke, now on suspension from their official positions over suspected abuses, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has final decisions on Babachir Lawal and Ayodele Oke, now on suspension from their official positions over suspected abuses, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Peace Corps Volunteers Make a Big Difference,’ Says Pres. Sirleaf

[Observer] A new group of Peace Corps volunteers beginning a two-year program to assist in the rebuilding of the educational sector of Liberia have been sworn in by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

[Observer] A new group of Peace Corps volunteers beginning a two-year program to assist in the rebuilding of the educational sector of Liberia have been sworn in by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberians Urged to Look Beyond Party Lines

[Observer] The standard bearer of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. J. Mills Jones, has urged the Liberian electorate to look beyond party or ethnic lines when choosing leaders for the country. He said Liberians must come together and …

[Observer] The standard bearer of the Movement for Economic Empowerment (MOVEE), Dr. J. Mills Jones, has urged the Liberian electorate to look beyond party or ethnic lines when choosing leaders for the country. He said Liberians must come together and take bold steps towards a new Liberia, and must commit themselves to the building of a new political paradigm that would develop the country through buoyant economic measures and empowerment.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LEC Increases Power Supply, Campaigns Against Power Theft

[Observer] The management of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has announced the beginning of a campaign to engage in robust exercises that will ensure the provision of affordable electricity to the Liberian public and the prevention of power t…

[Observer] The management of the Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has announced the beginning of a campaign to engage in robust exercises that will ensure the provision of affordable electricity to the Liberian public and the prevention of power theft.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Celebrating Flag Day Is Not Enough – What Matters Is Defending ‘The Sacred Heritage’

[Observer] The Liberian Government declares August 24 every year as National Flag Day. This is our National Symbol, colorfully made and symbolized by the red, white and blue. According to the flag’s designers, headed by Susannah Lewis, the red reflects…

[Observer] The Liberian Government declares August 24 every year as National Flag Day. This is our National Symbol, colorfully made and symbolized by the red, white and blue. According to the flag's designers, headed by Susannah Lewis, the red reflects the bloodshed and bravery the founders of the country encountered; the white represents purity of heart; and the blue portrays the dark continent of Africa in 1847, when Liberia and Ethiopia were Africa's only independent states. This was what the Lone Star depicted ba

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UP Names Businesswoman As Nimba Campaign Head

[Observer] Unity Party standard bearer Joseph Boakai has named Felecia Yormie as the party’s campaign manager in Nimba County. She will head a team of over ten persons including Tonny Gonyor, deputy campaign manager for operations and Peterson Walker, …

[Observer] Unity Party standard bearer Joseph Boakai has named Felecia Yormie as the party's campaign manager in Nimba County. She will head a team of over ten persons including Tonny Gonyor, deputy campaign manager for operations and Peterson Walker, deputy campaign manager for administration and finance.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia