Sirleaf Flexes Her Muscles One Last Time

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf appears to have jumped in her last khaki trousers standing tall among men as she gives her final directives ahead of the Transitional Management Team.

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf appears to have jumped in her last khaki trousers standing tall among men as she gives her final directives ahead of the Transitional Management Team.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Carter Center Wants Electoral Laws Reviewed

[New Dawn] The observer mission of Atlanta based US group Carter Center is recommending to national government to carry out proper revision of electoral legislation that will help in addressing election gaps here.

[New Dawn] The observer mission of Atlanta based US group Carter Center is recommending to national government to carry out proper revision of electoral legislation that will help in addressing election gaps here.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Observers X-Ray Runoff Election

[New Dawn] Both local and international observers including the European Union Elections Observation Mission, the Election Coordinating Committee and the Liberia Elections Observation Network have x-rayed the just ended December 26 presidential runoff …

[New Dawn] Both local and international observers including the European Union Elections Observation Mission, the Election Coordinating Committee and the Liberia Elections Observation Network have x-rayed the just ended December 26 presidential runoff election between the Unity Party and the Coalition for Democratic Change.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Milestone Achievement for Liberian Democracy

[New Dawn] The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) Chief Observer to Liberia, Maria Arena, describes the run-off presidential election of Tuesday, 26 December a milestone achievement for Liberian democracy.

[New Dawn] The European Union Election Observation Mission (EU EOM) Chief Observer to Liberia, Maria Arena, describes the run-off presidential election of Tuesday, 26 December a milestone achievement for Liberian democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Armed Forces Hunt Al-Shabaab Militants

[Shabelle] Kenya’s elite security forces have intensified a manhunt for Al-Shabaab militants who attacked two police camps in northeastern parts of the country on Saturday.

[Shabelle] Kenya's elite security forces have intensified a manhunt for Al-Shabaab militants who attacked two police camps in northeastern parts of the country on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Celebrations Take Over Monrovia

[New Dawn] Celebrations have taken over the Liberian Capital, Monrovia, as the National Elections Commission announced 98.1 percent of the total votes counted from the 26 December runoff presidential election with Coalition for Democratic Change Standa…

[New Dawn] Celebrations have taken over the Liberian Capital, Monrovia, as the National Elections Commission announced 98.1 percent of the total votes counted from the 26 December runoff presidential election with Coalition for Democratic Change Standard Bearer George Weah taking a comfortable lead of 720,023 votes, amounting to 61.5 percent followed by Vice President Joseph Nyumah Boakai trading behind with 451,088 votes or 38.5 percent of the total votes counted.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Race to the Bottom – Ethiopia’s Accelerating Crisis

[Addis Standard] An economy in free fall, ever-deepening repression, a deteriorating security, inter-ethnic violence, and a vicious infighting within the ruling party – Ethiopia is on the cusp of political explosion.

[Addis Standard] An economy in free fall, ever-deepening repression, a deteriorating security, inter-ethnic violence, and a vicious infighting within the ruling party - Ethiopia is on the cusp of political explosion.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The Mayor of Mogadishu and Governor of Benadir Region – New Year’s Message

[Shabelle] On behalf of the Benadir Regional Administration and Mogadishu Municipality, I would like to wish all Somali people around the globe, the Muqdishawi people, friends of the region and our development partners, a very Happy and blessed New Yea…

[Shabelle] On behalf of the Benadir Regional Administration and Mogadishu Municipality, I would like to wish all Somali people around the globe, the Muqdishawi people, friends of the region and our development partners, a very Happy and blessed New Year, may the year ahead bring prosperity and be filled with auspicious blessings. Reflecting on 2017, we can all attest that it has been a challenging year, where we made great strides but also felt much heartache.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia