Flour Crisis to Persist as CS Says Maize Harvest to Drop 25%

[Nation] Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett has warned that the country’s annual maize yield could drop by 20-25 per cent this year due to the invasion and the continuing spread of the fall armyworm.

[Nation] Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett has warned that the country's annual maize yield could drop by 20-25 per cent this year due to the invasion and the continuing spread of the fall armyworm.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uhuru Kenyatta Pulls Out of Election Debates

[Al Jazeera] Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main rival Raila Odinga have pulled out of two televised presidential debates ahead of August 8 elections, their parties said.

[Al Jazeera] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main rival Raila Odinga have pulled out of two televised presidential debates ahead of August 8 elections, their parties said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tennis – Montjane and Men On Top At Joburg Open

[Sascoc] Home favourites Kgothatso Montjane, Lucas Sithole and Evans Maripa won their first Joburg Open singles titles at Soweto’s Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Soweto on Wednesday.

[Sascoc] Home favourites Kgothatso Montjane, Lucas Sithole and Evans Maripa won their first Joburg Open singles titles at Soweto's Arthur Ashe Tennis Centre in Soweto on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senators Leaning in Vote Over 30-Year Tax-Break for Farmington Hotel

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -When a Joint Committee on Investment, Concessions, and Judiciary of the House of Representatives put a plan on the floor for the ratification of an investment incentive that would give the Farmington Hotel a 30-year tax brea…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -When a Joint Committee on Investment, Concessions, and Judiciary of the House of Representatives put a plan on the floor for the ratification of an investment incentive that would give the Farmington Hotel a 30-year tax break, many Liberians were in awe.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senator Jewel Howard Taylor’s Grassroots Amnesia

[FrontPageAfrica] SENATOR JEWEL HOWARD TAYLOR(NPP, Bong), the Vice Standard Bearer of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) raised eyebrows earlier in the year, while speaking in the US city of Philadelphia, when she lamented that the cu…

[FrontPageAfrica] SENATOR JEWEL HOWARD TAYLOR(NPP, Bong), the Vice Standard Bearer of the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) raised eyebrows earlier in the year, while speaking in the US city of Philadelphia, when she lamented that the current salaries of US$10,000.00 Senators earn was simply not enough and should in fact be increased to commiserate the fabulous salaries cabinet Ministers in Liberia receive.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Most Corrupt’ – Rev. Gardea Johnson Describes Liberia’s Legislature

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Founder and General Overseer of the Restoration Baptist Ministries, Reverend Joseph Gardea Johnson has described the Legislature as the most corrupt lawmakers in the history of Liberia with just a few good ones among them.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Founder and General Overseer of the Restoration Baptist Ministries, Reverend Joseph Gardea Johnson has described the Legislature as the most corrupt lawmakers in the history of Liberia with just a few good ones among them.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sen. Prince Johnson Picks ‘Unknown’ Woman As Running Mate

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction Political Leader and Nimba County Senator Prince Yormie Johnson is back at it once again, flip-flopping in his political stance for the October elections.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Movement for Democracy and Reconstruction Political Leader and Nimba County Senator Prince Yormie Johnson is back at it once again, flip-flopping in his political stance for the October elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Kenya Rout Ghana to Keep World Cup Hopes Alive

[Nation] Left-arm off break bowler, Yaksh Patel put up a brilliant performance as Kenya beat Ghana by 107 runs in an ICC Africa under-19 World Cup qualifiers match on Wednesday at the Nairobi Jaffreys ground.

[Nation] Left-arm off break bowler, Yaksh Patel put up a brilliant performance as Kenya beat Ghana by 107 runs in an ICC Africa under-19 World Cup qualifiers match on Wednesday at the Nairobi Jaffreys ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rights Group Raises Concern Over War Crimes

[Al Jazeera] At least 566 civilians have been killed in war crimes committed by armed groups since 2014 in the violence-ridden Central African Republic (CAR), Human Rights Watch said.

[Al Jazeera] At least 566 civilians have been killed in war crimes committed by armed groups since 2014 in the violence-ridden Central African Republic (CAR), Human Rights Watch said.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic