The State of the Race – It Is George Weah’s to Lose

[FrontPageAfrica] Now that campaigning for the 2017 elections have finally open, there is a need for us, the pundits, to assess the race and provide our perspectives as to where things stand.

[FrontPageAfrica] Now that campaigning for the 2017 elections have finally open, there is a need for us, the pundits, to assess the race and provide our perspectives as to where things stand.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Labour Hails President Buhari On Non-Negotiable National Unity

[Daily Trust] Organized labour has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s appreciation speech as “truly presidential” “timely” and “reassuring on the unity and “indissolubility” of Nigeria as a Federal Republic.

[Daily Trust] Organized labour has described President Muhammadu Buhari's appreciation speech as "truly presidential" "timely" and "reassuring on the unity and "indissolubility" of Nigeria as a Federal Republic.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

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