Uncertainty Looms in Liberia After Court Puts Presidential Run-Off On Hold Amid Fraud Charges

[Deutsche Welle] Fraud claims and voting irregularities have prompted Liberia’s Supreme Court to order a temporary halt on run-off elections next week. The West African nation is voting for a successor of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

[Deutsche Welle] Fraud claims and voting irregularities have prompted Liberia's Supreme Court to order a temporary halt on run-off elections next week. The West African nation is voting for a successor of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Student Anok Yai Signed By Modelling Agency After Viral Instagram Picture

[This is Africa] Social media has always been a place where good things can happen, and Anok Yai a South Sudanese student in the US is the latest testament to the positive power of social media. Anok was signed by a modelling agency after her picture w…

[This is Africa] Social media has always been a place where good things can happen, and Anok Yai a South Sudanese student in the US is the latest testament to the positive power of social media. Anok was signed by a modelling agency after her picture went viral on Instagram. Anok has been overwhelmed by the positive responses to the viral picture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Govt Says Most Loopholes in Exam Cheating Now Sealed

[Nation] The government says it will now focus on eliminating impersonation in its quest to eradicate exam cheating even as officials say they were satisfied with the standards of invigilation in the just-concluded KCPE exam.

[Nation] The government says it will now focus on eliminating impersonation in its quest to eradicate exam cheating even as officials say they were satisfied with the standards of invigilation in the just-concluded KCPE exam.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN Chief Antonio Guterres Seeks to Secure Peace in CAR and Cameroon

[Deutsche Welle] The UN Secretary General has pushed for additional peacekeepers in CAR and prepares to discuss the political crisis in Cameroon with President Paul Biya

[Deutsche Welle] The UN Secretary General has pushed for additional peacekeepers in CAR and prepares to discuss the political crisis in Cameroon with President Paul Biya

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Haley – DRC ‘Must Hold Elections’ in 2018

[Deutsche Welle] The US Ambassador to the United Nations has ended her first Africa trip in the DRC, saying the troubled country must hold elections by the end of 2018 or else lose international support.

[Deutsche Welle] The US Ambassador to the United Nations has ended her first Africa trip in the DRC, saying the troubled country must hold elections by the end of 2018 or else lose international support.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Judges Silence ‘Rumble of Malice’

[Legalbrief] Brave judgments, giving the clearest illustration of judicial independence are being delivered all over Africa. The courts in South Africa are often praised for their courage and independence, but it is increasingly a virtue being seen els…

[Legalbrief] Brave judgments, giving the clearest illustration of judicial independence are being delivered all over Africa. The courts in South Africa are often praised for their courage and independence, but it is increasingly a virtue being seen elsewhere. Take the case of Butler Asimbuyu Sitali, decided by the court of appeal in Zambia, for example.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Woman Raped in Front of Granddaughters

[Namibian] A 57-YEAR-OLD woman living at Otjimbingwe was raped in front of her two teenage granddaughters on Monday, according to a police report by Erongo crime investigations coordinator Erastus Iikuyu yesterday.

[Namibian] A 57-YEAR-OLD woman living at Otjimbingwe was raped in front of her two teenage granddaughters on Monday, according to a police report by Erongo crime investigations coordinator Erastus Iikuyu yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Olugbenga – NDLEA Has Upped the War Against Illicit Drugs

[This Day] Mabo Olugbenga is the Director, Operations and General Investigations, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency. In this interview with Kasim Sumaina, he spoke on the efforts the agency has made in curbing drug abuse and why parents and the soci…

[This Day] Mabo Olugbenga is the Director, Operations and General Investigations, National Drug Law Enforcement Agency. In this interview with Kasim Sumaina, he spoke on the efforts the agency has made in curbing drug abuse and why parents and the society must be involved in the fight, among other sundry issues

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria