Yocel Demotes Electoral Violence, Promotes Women’s Participation

[Observer] Ahead of the October 10 presidential and legislative polls, the Youth Coalition for Education in Liberia (YOCEL) has commenced efforts aimed at preventing pre and post electoral violence, particularly among young people.

[Observer] Ahead of the October 10 presidential and legislative polls, the Youth Coalition for Education in Liberia (YOCEL) has commenced efforts aimed at preventing pre and post electoral violence, particularly among young people.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Over 70% of Legislators HIV Positive – Mushonga

[The Herald] Over 70 percent of parliamentarians are HIV-positive and are on anti-retroviral therapy, Matabeleland South Proportional Representative Mrs Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC) has alleged. Mrs Misihairabwi-Mushonga castigated the legisla…

[The Herald] Over 70 percent of parliamentarians are HIV-positive and are on anti-retroviral therapy, Matabeleland South Proportional Representative Mrs Priscilla Misihairabwi-Mushonga (MDC) has alleged. Mrs Misihairabwi-Mushonga castigated the legislators for being selfish by supporting the enactment of the Aids Levy for them to get State-assisted life-prolonging drugs yet they were neglecting vulnerable children who were sexually abused through unprotected sex.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Over 136 000 Tonnes of Chrome Exported to China

[The Herald] Zimbabwe exported over 136 000 tonnes of ferrochrome to China during the first five months of 2017, according to trade statistics just released. According to data published by ferroalloynet.com, about 36 000 tonnes of local chrome were exp…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe exported over 136 000 tonnes of ferrochrome to China during the first five months of 2017, according to trade statistics just released. According to data published by ferroalloynet.com, about 36 000 tonnes of local chrome were exported to China during the month of May only.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cabinet Reshuffle Bloodbath Looms

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe’s warning yesterday he will root out internal saboteurs plotting to incite an anti-government uprising brought even closer a long-awaited cabinet reshuffle which will inevitably be driven by the ruling Zan…

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe's warning yesterday he will root out internal saboteurs plotting to incite an anti-government uprising brought even closer a long-awaited cabinet reshuffle which will inevitably be driven by the ruling Zanu PF factionalism and succession dynamics, as well as capacity, performance and delivery issues, informed insiders have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Elections Body Receives 2 600 Registration Kits

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has received the remaining 2 600 biometric voter registration (BVR) kits as it prepares to launch a blitz to register voters ahead of next year’s harmonised elections.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has received the remaining 2 600 biometric voter registration (BVR) kits as it prepares to launch a blitz to register voters ahead of next year's harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Redirect Your Thoughts’

[New Republic] As the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) commemorates its 53rd anniversary, New Republic Newspaper Publisher has cautioned media practitioners in Liberia to sit and redirect their thoughts, actions, and interactions and find a way out in reso…

[New Republic] As the Press Union of Liberia (PUL) commemorates its 53rd anniversary, New Republic Newspaper Publisher has cautioned media practitioners in Liberia to sit and redirect their thoughts, actions, and interactions and find a way out in resolving challenges facing media outlets and journalists in general.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Brumskine Support Swells

[New Republic] With just one week to the conduct of the much anticipated October 10, 2017 presidential and legislative elections, support for the standard-bearer of the Liberty Party (LP), Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine continues to swell across the co…

[New Republic] With just one week to the conduct of the much anticipated October 10, 2017 presidential and legislative elections, support for the standard-bearer of the Liberty Party (LP), Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine continues to swell across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Representative Candidate’s Launch Signals Victory

[New Republic] Over thousands of supporters, sympathizers, and well-wishers stormed the headquarters of representative candidate Prince Toles of District number eight in Montserrado County to grace his launch, sending fear of defeat in the spines of hi…

[New Republic] Over thousands of supporters, sympathizers, and well-wishers stormed the headquarters of representative candidate Prince Toles of District number eight in Montserrado County to grace his launch, sending fear of defeat in the spines of his opponents in the race.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

VP Mnangagwa Under Fraud Probe

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Republic Police’s Criminal Investigations Department is investigating Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s role in the mismanagement and looting of Zanu PF’s business empire, leading to its collapse, in what is seen a…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Republic Police's Criminal Investigations Department is investigating Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa's role in the mismanagement and looting of Zanu PF's business empire, leading to its collapse, in what is seen as part of President Robert Mugabe's succession war.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

When Anti-Terrorism Laws Are Used to Sacrifice Free Speech

[RFI] Anti-terrorism laws are sometimes used to muzzle the media. Journalists Denis Nkwebo in Cameroon and Mohanad El Sangary in Egypt detail the challenges they and their colleagues face in trying to navigate deliberately opaque laws and not land in p…

[RFI] Anti-terrorism laws are sometimes used to muzzle the media. Journalists Denis Nkwebo in Cameroon and Mohanad El Sangary in Egypt detail the challenges they and their colleagues face in trying to navigate deliberately opaque laws and not land in prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt