Ex-Minister Disagrees With ‘Messy Education’ Perception

[Observer] Moses Blonkanjay Jackson (3rd from left) stands near Acting President of the National Teachers’ Association, Mary Mulbah Nyumah during the celebration of World Teachers Day on October 5.

[Observer] Moses Blonkanjay Jackson (3rd from left) stands near Acting President of the National Teachers' Association, Mary Mulbah Nyumah during the celebration of World Teachers Day on October 5.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Frowns At ‘Abuses’ On Social Media

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has denounced the spate of abuses that has been posted on social media by Liberians during the recent elections , suggesting that the country’s democracy is at stake if it continues.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has denounced the spate of abuses that has been posted on social media by Liberians during the recent elections , suggesting that the country's democracy is at stake if it continues.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Understanding the Role of the LACC

[Observer] Often, you hear some people say “The LACC is doing nothing. How many persons do you have in jail for corruption?” Unfortunately, such insinuations do not only come from individuals who lack knowledge and understanding about the process of in…

[Observer] Often, you hear some people say "The LACC is doing nothing. How many persons do you have in jail for corruption?" Unfortunately, such insinuations do not only come from individuals who lack knowledge and understanding about the process of investigation and prosecution, but from persons who should know better, including some media colleagues and elements in the civil society.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Boakai or Weah – NEC Declares Nov. 7 Runoff Campaign Open

[Observer] It is a complex question that will be determined by Liberian voters across the country as they head to the polls in a runoff of the Presidential Electoral scheduled for November 7, as officially announced yesterday by the National Elections …

[Observer] It is a complex question that will be determined by Liberian voters across the country as they head to the polls in a runoff of the Presidential Electoral scheduled for November 7, as officially announced yesterday by the National Elections Commission (NEC) yesterday in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Zambezi Schools ‘Crippled’ By Free Education

[Namibian] SOME school principals in the Zambezi region say the government’s free education concept was introduced hastily without due consideration to the current financial implications.

[Namibian] SOME school principals in the Zambezi region say the government's free education concept was introduced hastily without due consideration to the current financial implications.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Rosa Returns to the Kenyan Music Scene

[Nation] Rosalie Akinyi, who goes by the artiste name Rosa, is undergoing a transformation in the type of music she does. After four years in the industry trying out different sounds, she has now settled into the Kenyan pop genre, that has a lot of dan…

[Nation] Rosalie Akinyi, who goes by the artiste name Rosa, is undergoing a transformation in the type of music she does. After four years in the industry trying out different sounds, she has now settled into the Kenyan pop genre, that has a lot of dancehall inspiration in it. The 23-year-old has been signed to Flag42 after going through three producers in the year she debuted.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Prince Johnson to Support the Opposition

[Observer] A source close to Nimba County Senator Prince Y. Johnson (PYJ), standard bearer of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR), has now confirmed that the controversial senator will not abandon the Ganta Declaration, whose intent is …

[Observer] A source close to Nimba County Senator Prince Y. Johnson (PYJ), standard bearer of the Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction (MDR), has now confirmed that the controversial senator will not abandon the Ganta Declaration, whose intent is to support a united opposition bid to unseat the ruling Unity Party (UP).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

ODM Legislators Threaten to Push for Coast Secession If IEBC Holds October 26 Polls

[Nation] Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi and six Coast Opposition legislators have said they will push for secession of the Coast region if the electoral agency insists on holding the October 26 election without reforms.

[Nation] Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi and six Coast Opposition legislators have said they will push for secession of the Coast region if the electoral agency insists on holding the October 26 election without reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Jacob Zuma Hosts President Macky Sall for a State Visit to South Africa

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 24 October 2017, host the President of the Republic of Senegal, His Excellency President Macky Sall for a State Visit to South Africa in Cape Town.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma will on Tuesday, 24 October 2017, host the President of the Republic of Senegal, His Excellency President Macky Sall for a State Visit to South Africa in Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Lesotho – Chief Justice’s Continued Sub-Lease of Judge’s Mansion in High-End Maseru Suburb Under Scrutiny

[Daily Maverick] A sub-lease under which Lesotho’s Chief Justice, Nthomeng Majara, occupied a lavish Maseru mansion belonging to High Court judge Teboho Moiloa continues to be in force despite a draft government audit report that condemned the arrangem…

[Daily Maverick] A sub-lease under which Lesotho's Chief Justice, Nthomeng Majara, occupied a lavish Maseru mansion belonging to High Court judge Teboho Moiloa continues to be in force despite a draft government audit report that condemned the arrangement six months ago. By Billy Ntaote for MNN CENTRE for INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho