The Way Forward For the Stalled Liberian Election Process

[CFA] Washington, DC -Liberia held its presidential elections on October 10, 2017, which marked the first peaceful transfer of power in the country since 1944.  President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, who has led the country coming out of a devastating civil war, is stepping down as President after her constitution-mandated two-term limit.

[CFA] Washington, DC -Liberia held its presidential elections on October 10, 2017, which marked the first peaceful transfer of power in the country since 1944.  President Ellen Sirleaf Johnson, who has led the country coming out of a devastating civil war, is stepping down as President after her constitution-mandated two-term limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Warning Signs Flash As Governance Progress Slows

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Forty of Africa’s 55 nations have improved their standards of governance in the past decade, while only 12 have seen a decline. But the rate of improvement has slowed in recent years.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Forty of Africa's 55 nations have improved their standards of governance in the past decade, while only 12 have seen a decline. But the rate of improvement has slowed in recent years.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Nxasana Loses Bid to Introduce Answering Affidavit Over ‘Golden Handshake’

[News24Wire] Former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Mxolisi Nxasana has lost his bid to introduce his version of events in an application to have his golden handshake set aside.

[News24Wire] Former National Director of Public Prosecutions (NDPP), Mxolisi Nxasana has lost his bid to introduce his version of events in an application to have his golden handshake set aside.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

War Vets Vow Not to Leave the Streets Until Mugabe Quits

[Daily Maverick] At a press briefing on Monday, the war veterans indicated that though they were pushing for a change of leadership in the governance of the country, there was no guarantee that all was going to be well. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA.

[Daily Maverick] At a press briefing on Monday, the war veterans indicated that though they were pushing for a change of leadership in the governance of the country, there was no guarantee that all was going to be well. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

NSSF Works On Mbarara Office Complex Start

[EA Business] Mbarara -The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has officially commissioned the construction of its shs3.9bn ultra-modern multipurpose commercial building in Mbarara town.

[EA Business] Mbarara -The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) has officially commissioned the construction of its shs3.9bn ultra-modern multipurpose commercial building in Mbarara town.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigerian Charity Steps in to Help Sick Chibok Girls

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chibok -A group of injured and sick Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram will be supported by a Nigerian charity to get the treatment they need, after the girls’ parents said the government had failed to help them to pay …

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Chibok -A group of injured and sick Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram will be supported by a Nigerian charity to get the treatment they need, after the girls' parents said the government had failed to help them to pay their medical bills.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Life Esidimeni – Manamela’s Late Application for Postponement Dismissed

[News24Wire] Justice Dikgang Moseneke has dismissed an application by Gauteng Director of Mental Health Dr Mmakgabo Manamela for a four-week postponement in giving testimony on her role in a rushed move of over 3 000 mentally ill patients from Life Esi…

[News24Wire] Justice Dikgang Moseneke has dismissed an application by Gauteng Director of Mental Health Dr Mmakgabo Manamela for a four-week postponement in giving testimony on her role in a rushed move of over 3 000 mentally ill patients from Life Esidimeni to various unlicensed NGOs in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa