The Inevitable Run-Off – the Litmus Test Is Keeping Our Peace

[Observer] The October 10 presidential election has finally come and gone and there was no clear and conclusive winner. Football legend George Weah maintained his early lead and after the National Election Commission’s tally of 95.6% of all votes cast,…

[Observer] The October 10 presidential election has finally come and gone and there was no clear and conclusive winner. Football legend George Weah maintained his early lead and after the National Election Commission's tally of 95.6% of all votes cast, he garnered 39.0% of the vote, compared to Vice President Joseph N. Boakai's 29.1%.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nigeria to Increase Mobile Broadband Subscriptions to 50 Percent By 2020

[Vanguard] Nigeria says it is committed to increasing the current coverage of the active mobile broadband subscription per 100 from 20.95 per cent to 50 per cent by 2020.

[Vanguard] Nigeria says it is committed to increasing the current coverage of the active mobile broadband subscription per 100 from 20.95 per cent to 50 per cent by 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Korkoya Threatens to Banish Daily Observer

[Observer] Jerome George Korkoya, chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), yesterday avenged his apparent long withheld anger at the independent Daily Observer newspaper, threatening to ban the media outlet from attending NEC press conferen…

[Observer] Jerome George Korkoya, chairman of the National Elections Commission (NEC), yesterday avenged his apparent long withheld anger at the independent Daily Observer newspaper, threatening to ban the media outlet from attending NEC press conferences. "We know the Daily Observer is against the Commission," the chairman said over the phone.

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‘We Shall Soon Introduce Palliatives to Ease Business At Ports’

[Guardian] The Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), as the ports economic regulator, is in the forefront of enthroning efficiency at the nation’s ports. In a chat with newsmen, the Executive Secretary/CEO, Hassan Bello, speaks on a number of palliatives m…

[Guardian] The Nigerian Shippers' Council (NSC), as the ports economic regulator, is in the forefront of enthroning efficiency at the nation's ports. In a chat with newsmen, the Executive Secretary/CEO, Hassan Bello, speaks on a number of palliatives measures lined up to achieve this, including interconnectivity of modern infrastructures that will facilitate trade. The Guardian was there.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Maintaining Mental Health

[The Herald] Mental illness in general, is thought to be caused by a variety of genetic and environmental factors, which include, but are not limited to the following:

[The Herald] Mental illness in general, is thought to be caused by a variety of genetic and environmental factors, which include, but are not limited to the following:

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At Least Four Dead in Anti-Government Protests

[VOA] At least four people have been killed across the small West African nation of Togo in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe.

[VOA] At least four people have been killed across the small West African nation of Togo in clashes between security forces and protesters demanding an end to the rule of President Faure Gnassingbe.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Billionaire Kidnapper Evans Changes Plea to ‘Not Guilty’

[Premium Times] The billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), has changed his guilty plea to two counts of conspiracy and kidnapping to “not guilty.”

[Premium Times] The billionaire kidnapper, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike (popularly known as Evans), has changed his guilty plea to two counts of conspiracy and kidnapping to "not guilty."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria