Disaster in Sierra Leone Puts Politics Forefront

[Observer] The mudslide that claimed hundreds of lives in Sierra Leone during the early morning of August 14 has left an overwhelming gloom across the country. Additionally, the smell of death due to the hundreds of corpses retrieved from the epicenter…

[Observer] The mudslide that claimed hundreds of lives in Sierra Leone during the early morning of August 14 has left an overwhelming gloom across the country. Additionally, the smell of death due to the hundreds of corpses retrieved from the epicenter of the disaster, Regent, on the outskirts of Freetown, has overwhelmed the people. There is fear among surviving family members, who are not sure if the disaster is over. The epicenter of the mudslide, Sugarcane Mountain, once a lofty symbol of beauty and protection in

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

State Witnesses Against Ex-EPS Director ‘Abscond’ Trial

[Observer] After two of Esther Glain’s witnesses refused to attend her trial against former Executive Protection Service (EPS) Director for Operations, Darlington George, who she accused of brutalizing her, it was enough yesterday for Judge Peter Gbene…

[Observer] After two of Esther Glain's witnesses refused to attend her trial against former Executive Protection Service (EPS) Director for Operations, Darlington George, who she accused of brutalizing her, it was enough yesterday for Judge Peter Gbeneweleh of Criminal Court 'B' to drop the charges, declaring George a free man.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Growing Concerns Over Absence of CDC Vice Standard Bearer At Campaign Rally

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has gathered that Senator Jewel Howard Taylor, vice standard bearer of the Coalition for the Democratic Change (CDC) is ill and out of the country.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has gathered that Senator Jewel Howard Taylor, vice standard bearer of the Coalition for the Democratic Change (CDC) is ill and out of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National Movement for Support of Boakai Accuses George Weah of Being U.S. Citizen

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberians anticipate going to the polls and electing a new leader for the first time in 12 years, the process continues to be marred by twists and turns.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As Liberians anticipate going to the polls and electing a new leader for the first time in 12 years, the process continues to be marred by twists and turns.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Alexander Cummings Challenges Senator Weah for Debate – Brands Him a Copy Cat

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The standard bearer of the Alternative National Congress (ANC) Alexander Cummings has challenged Senator George Manneh Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) to show up at the next debate to defend his policies he…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The standard bearer of the Alternative National Congress (ANC) Alexander Cummings has challenged Senator George Manneh Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) to show up at the next debate to defend his policies he outlined in his campaign manifesto.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Corporation Bags 110 Million Br Revenue

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Railway Corporation (ERC) announced it has earned 110 million Br from Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit (AA-LRT) Service, transporting 35 million passengers during the recently ended fiscal year.

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Railway Corporation (ERC) announced it has earned 110 million Br from Addis Ababa Light Rail Transit (AA-LRT) Service, transporting 35 million passengers during the recently ended fiscal year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Statistics South Africa On Poverty Trends in South Africa

[Govt of SA] The proportion of the population living in poverty declined from 66,6% (31,6 million persons) in 2006 to 53,2% (27,3 million) in 2011, but increased to 55,5% (30,4 million) in 2015. The number of persons living in extreme poverty (i.e. per…

[Govt of SA] The proportion of the population living in poverty declined from 66,6% (31,6 million persons) in 2006 to 53,2% (27,3 million) in 2011, but increased to 55,5% (30,4 million) in 2015. The number of persons living in extreme poverty (i.e. persons living below the 2015 Food Poverty Line of R441 per person per month) in South Africa increased by 2,8 million, from 11 million in 2011 to 13,8 million in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gauteng Roads and Transport On Rehabilitation Project

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport wishes to appeal to motorists making use of the R28 Road to exercise patience and caution due to the current rehabilitation project taking place along that route.

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng Department of Roads and Transport wishes to appeal to motorists making use of the R28 Road to exercise patience and caution due to the current rehabilitation project taking place along that route.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Another Week Without Public Service Minister in Parliament

[News24Wire] Another week will go by without Minister of Public Service and Administration Faith Muthambi having to account to Parliament for the public funds allegedly used to fly her friends and family to Cape Town for her budget speech.

[News24Wire] Another week will go by without Minister of Public Service and Administration Faith Muthambi having to account to Parliament for the public funds allegedly used to fly her friends and family to Cape Town for her budget speech.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa