President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Forms Part of First Voters

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Polls have opened in Liberia and outgoing President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is one of the first to cast her vote in Bomi County, Western Liberia.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Polls have opened in Liberia and outgoing President, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, is one of the first to cast her vote in Bomi County, Western Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Launching of the ‘Men As Caring Partners’ Project in Trèfles

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Association for Population and Development launched the ‘Men as Caring Partners’ project yesterday at Trèfles Community Centre in Rose-Hill in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, and other personalities.

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare in collaboration with the Association for Population and Development launched the 'Men as Caring Partners' project yesterday at Trèfles Community Centre in Rose-Hill in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Energy and Public Utilities, Mr Ivan Collendavelloo, the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, and other personalities.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Experts Gather at Economic Summit to Address Growth Challenges

[Guardian] Abuja -Policy makers and experts from all walks of life will gather today in Abuja at the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) to proffer sector-specific solutions to the myriad of problems holding back the country’s development.

[Guardian] Abuja -Policy makers and experts from all walks of life will gather today in Abuja at the 23rd Nigerian Economic Summit (NES) to proffer sector-specific solutions to the myriad of problems holding back the country's development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Deputy Minister Hübschle Returns to Ruling Party

[New Era] Windhoek -The former deputy minister of prisons and correctional services, Michaela Hübschle, yesterday rejoined her comrades in the ruling Swapo Party, after resigning from the former official opposition Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP).

[New Era] Windhoek -The former deputy minister of prisons and correctional services, Michaela Hübschle, yesterday rejoined her comrades in the ruling Swapo Party, after resigning from the former official opposition Rally for Democracy and Progress (RDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Murder Convict Cop Walks Free After Appeal

[New Era] Windhoek -Police officer George Ndamwoongela, 25, who was found guilty of murder and sentenced in April to 12 years in prison for shooting and killing student nurse Martha Ilonga, was on Friday set free by the Windhoek High Court.

[New Era] Windhoek -Police officer George Ndamwoongela, 25, who was found guilty of murder and sentenced in April to 12 years in prison for shooting and killing student nurse Martha Ilonga, was on Friday set free by the Windhoek High Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

ARM Eyes Sh1.54 Billion Cash Injection Boost From Shareholders

[Nation] ARM Cement will get an additional $15 million (about Sh1.54 billion) cash injection from its key shareholders to help shore up its financial position as it eyes a strategic investor.

[Nation] ARM Cement will get an additional $15 million (about Sh1.54 billion) cash injection from its key shareholders to help shore up its financial position as it eyes a strategic investor.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Start-Up Capital an Obstacle to Vocational Graduates

[New Era] Ongwediva -There is a mounting concern that graduates of vocational schools in the country are finding it hard to establish themselves in the job market, thereby adding to the unemployment rate in the country.

[New Era] Ongwediva -There is a mounting concern that graduates of vocational schools in the country are finding it hard to establish themselves in the job market, thereby adding to the unemployment rate in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Dickson Urges Caution, Professionalism in Operation Crocodile Smile in Niger Delta

[Guardian] Yenagoa -Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, yesterday advised the military to exercise caution and professionalism while carrying out its Operation Crocodile Smile II in the state.

[Guardian] Yenagoa -Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, yesterday advised the military to exercise caution and professionalism while carrying out its Operation Crocodile Smile II in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gweru Workers Reject Job Evaluation

[The Herald] Gweru City Council employees have dismissed council’s job evaluation exercise, which seeks to identify workers for retrenchment, as “null and void”. The cash-strapped council is planning to lay off about 500 workers to reduce its wage bill…

[The Herald] Gweru City Council employees have dismissed council's job evaluation exercise, which seeks to identify workers for retrenchment, as "null and void". The cash-strapped council is planning to lay off about 500 workers to reduce its wage bill, which gobbles about 63 percent of its revenue. The council was using the job evaluation exercise to identify excess human resources. The Gweru Council Workers Union last week accused their employer of being insensitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe