Presidential Candidate Cooper to Quit Politics, If She Loses Election

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Standard Bearer of the Liberia Restoration Party Macdella Cooper says being the lone female in this year’s election says she would be done with politics if she does not win the presidency in this election.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Standard Bearer of the Liberia Restoration Party Macdella Cooper says being the lone female in this year's election says she would be done with politics if she does not win the presidency in this election.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Most Land Grabs Are By Govt Officials, Soldiers – Judge

[Observer] Preliminary findings of the ongoing inquiry into land matters have revealed “a worrying trend” of highly placed individuals colluding to rob ordinary Ugandans of their land, the commission chair said on Tuesday.

[Observer] Preliminary findings of the ongoing inquiry into land matters have revealed "a worrying trend" of highly placed individuals colluding to rob ordinary Ugandans of their land, the commission chair said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Women March to Protest Against Amended Rape Law

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Hundreds of angry women from various women and youth groups of Liberia took to the streets of Monrovia in protest of the rape amendment bill recently by the Senate.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Hundreds of angry women from various women and youth groups of Liberia took to the streets of Monrovia in protest of the rape amendment bill recently by the Senate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Voting and Counting Going On Simultaneously in Liberia

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Polls are closed at some centers across Liberia while other centers are still overcrowded with many registered voters who are yet to cast their votes standing in queues.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Polls are closed at some centers across Liberia while other centers are still overcrowded with many registered voters who are yet to cast their votes standing in queues.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Unity Party Boakai, CDC Weah Cast Vote in Same District

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Both Vice President Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party and soccer legend George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change voted in the same district but at separate polling centers in Rehab Community, outside Monrovia.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Both Vice President Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party and soccer legend George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change voted in the same district but at separate polling centers in Rehab Community, outside Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecowas Election Observer Mission Identifies Lapses With Electoral Process

[FrontPageAfrica] Kakata, Margibi County -The head of the Ecowas Elections Observers Mission to Liberia, former Ghanian President his excellency John Dramani Mahama said the October 10 polls is being marked by several lapses on the part of election wor…

[FrontPageAfrica] Kakata, Margibi County -The head of the Ecowas Elections Observers Mission to Liberia, former Ghanian President his excellency John Dramani Mahama said the October 10 polls is being marked by several lapses on the part of election workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Somaliland Court Jails Journalist for 18 Months

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist’s lawyer.

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist's lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

High Interest Rates – President Museveni Turns Up Heat On Banks

[Monitor] Kampala -The cost at which the country’s private sector borrows is not only prohibitively high but it also doesn’t make sense, according to President Yoweri Museveni.

[Monitor] Kampala -The cost at which the country's private sector borrows is not only prohibitively high but it also doesn't make sense, according to President Yoweri Museveni.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda