Voter Trucking Could Dampen Turnout During Run-Off

[Observer] The NEC has released the final results of the October 10 elections and determined that, since none of the 20 presidential candidates managed to gather the required 50 percent plus one of the total valid votes cast, there will be a run-off el…

[Observer] The NEC has released the final results of the October 10 elections and determined that, since none of the 20 presidential candidates managed to gather the required 50 percent plus one of the total valid votes cast, there will be a run-off election. However, there is reason to believe that voter turnout could significantly affect the outcome of the run-off due to a phenomenon from the voter registration period -- voter trucking.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lupita Nyong’o Opens Up On Her Sexual Harassment Experience With Harvey Weinstein

[This is Africa] Lupita Nyong’o, best known for her role in 12 Years a Slave is the latest woman to speak of her sexual harassment experience with Harvey Weinstein. Lupita is now encouraging everyone to “speak up to contribute to the end of the conspir…

[This is Africa] Lupita Nyong'o, best known for her role in 12 Years a Slave is the latest woman to speak of her sexual harassment experience with Harvey Weinstein. Lupita is now encouraging everyone to "speak up to contribute to the end of the conspiracy of silence."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Liberian President Slams Abuses, Violence Ahead of Runoff Elections

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Ahead of the upcoming run-off Presidential elections, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has condemned in the strongest terms what she calls the abuse and misuse of social media through the use of invective, hate speec…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Ahead of the upcoming run-off Presidential elections, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf has condemned in the strongest terms what she calls the abuse and misuse of social media through the use of invective, hate speech and outright vulgarity.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC, UP Face-Off in Runoff Election – NEC Releases Final Results

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission (NEC) has declared campaign open for the run-off election between Vice President Joseph Boakai and the Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission (NEC) has declared campaign open for the run-off election between Vice President Joseph Boakai and the Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Alexander Cummings Conditions Before Endorsing Boakai or Weah

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Political campaign for the runoff election has already begun – both the ruling Unity Party (UP) and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) are already lobbying for the support of major opposition political parties.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Political campaign for the runoff election has already begun - both the ruling Unity Party (UP) and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) are already lobbying for the support of major opposition political parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Central Bank Warns Against MLC247 Participation

[Namibian] The Bank of Namibia this week warned members of the public against taking part in an online financial “potential fraudulent” scheme known as MyLife Change 247, as the scheme contravenes the country’s banking laws.

[Namibian] The Bank of Namibia this week warned members of the public against taking part in an online financial "potential fraudulent" scheme known as MyLife Change 247, as the scheme contravenes the country's banking laws.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

4 Killed, 7 Arrested in Post-Polls Protest – Police

[Nation] Four people died, 10 police officers were injured and seven others were arrested in demonstrations called by opposition Nasa between October 2 and October 16, police have said.

[Nation] Four people died, 10 police officers were injured and seven others were arrested in demonstrations called by opposition Nasa between October 2 and October 16, police have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How I Will Spend My U.S.$250,000 World Food Prize Money – Adesina

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s image received a boost on Thursday before the international community as former Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina formally received the 2017 World Food Prize (WFP) Laureate award in the U. S.

[Premium Times] Nigeria's image received a boost on Thursday before the international community as former Agriculture Minister Akinwumi Adesina formally received the 2017 World Food Prize (WFP) Laureate award in the U. S.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria