New Burundi Battle Group Arrives in Somalia

[Dalsan Radio] A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The 45th battalion of the BDNF, led by Lt. Col. Philbert Ha…

[Dalsan Radio] A new battle group of the Burundi National Defence Force (BNDF) arrived in Somalia today, commencing a one year tour of duty under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM). The 45th battalion of the BDNF, led by Lt. Col. Philbert Hatungimana, landed in Mogadishu on Sunday to replace battalion 39, which is rotating out after completing its tour of duty, during which it helped the Mission achieve its mandate of restoring peace and stabilizing Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Senior Delegation Held Talks With Rwandan President

[Shabait] Asmara -A senior Eritrean Government delegation comprising Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Head of PFDJ Political Affairs, and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, Head of PFDJ Economic Affairs, met and held talks with the …

[Shabait] Asmara -A senior Eritrean Government delegation comprising Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Yemane Gebreab, Head of PFDJ Political Affairs, and Mr. Hagos Gebrehiwet, Head of PFDJ Economic Affairs, met and held talks with the President of Ruanda, Mr. Paul Kagame.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Elections Are Only Part of the Story in Kenya’s History of Post-Poll Violence

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga and his National Super Alliance are contesting the country’s general election results in the Supreme Court. Odinga rejected the official results which showed that Uhuru Kenyatta had recla…

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga and his National Super Alliance are contesting the country's general election results in the Supreme Court. Odinga rejected the official results which showed that Uhuru Kenyatta had reclaimed the presidency.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Thursday Is ‘National Flag Day’ –

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by proclamation declared Thursday, August 24, 2017 as “National Flag Day,” and it is to be observed throughout the Republic as a National Holiday.

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by proclamation declared Thursday, August 24, 2017 as "National Flag Day," and it is to be observed throughout the Republic as a National Holiday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Deaf Community Expresses Frustration

[New Dawn] Some members of the Liberia National Association of the Deaf (LNAD) have expressed serious frustration and disappointment in authorities at the National Election Commission (NEC) for allegedly excluding the deaf community in the electoral pr…

[New Dawn] Some members of the Liberia National Association of the Deaf (LNAD) have expressed serious frustration and disappointment in authorities at the National Election Commission (NEC) for allegedly excluding the deaf community in the electoral process.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Brumskine-Karnwea Festival Ends

[New Dawn] Thousands of Bassa Tribes men and women of Lower Monsterrado last Friday hosted Liberty Party Standard bearers Cllr. Charles Brumskine in an event that was largely given to offering of prayer for Victory.

[New Dawn] Thousands of Bassa Tribes men and women of Lower Monsterrado last Friday hosted Liberty Party Standard bearers Cllr. Charles Brumskine in an event that was largely given to offering of prayer for Victory.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UL President Gets International Honor

[New Dawn] The President of the University of Liberia (UL) Professor Dr. Ophelia Weeks, has been appointed by the Florida International University as Professor Emerita of the College of Arts, Science and Education.

[New Dawn] The President of the University of Liberia (UL) Professor Dr. Ophelia Weeks, has been appointed by the Florida International University as Professor Emerita of the College of Arts, Science and Education.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Citizens Demand Mansion Completion

[New Dawn] The National Elections Commission or NEC, responsible to conduct presidential and legislative elections in Liberia has since declared political campaign officially opened, allowing political parties and independent candidates to seek votes o…

[New Dawn] The National Elections Commission or NEC, responsible to conduct presidential and legislative elections in Liberia has since declared political campaign officially opened, allowing political parties and independent candidates to seek votes of electorate, but the biggest question left unanswered: Is Liberia's Executive Mansion, official home of the Presidency ready to accommodate whoever emerges as President?

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia