Ballot Papers Under Tight Security

[NEWS] The Chairman of the National Elections Commission, Cllr. Jerome Korkoya says all preparations leading to the presidential and legislative elections are on course.

[NEWS] The Chairman of the National Elections Commission, Cllr. Jerome Korkoya says all preparations leading to the presidential and legislative elections are on course.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National Arts Merit Award Introduces Electronic Submissions

[New Zimbabwe] The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) has introduced an online platform for submission of entries for next year’s National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA).

[New Zimbabwe] The National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NACZ) has introduced an online platform for submission of entries for next year's National Arts Merit Awards (NAMA).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

US Calls for Free Elections in Liberia

[Observer] The United States Congress this week passed a resolution calling for free, fair and peaceful elections in Liberia come the October polls. The resolution was introduced by Senator Christopher Andrew Coons of Delaware and Senator Cory Anthony …

[Observer] The United States Congress this week passed a resolution calling for free, fair and peaceful elections in Liberia come the October polls. The resolution was introduced by Senator Christopher Andrew Coons of Delaware and Senator Cory Anthony Booker from New Jersey.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Rival Governments, Armed Militias Threaten Stability

[VOA] The U.N. Human Rights Office warns rival governments and armed militias in Libya are in violation of international humanitarian and human rights laws and their abusive actions threaten the stability of the country. The U.N. Human Rights Council i…

[VOA] The U.N. Human Rights Office warns rival governments and armed militias in Libya are in violation of international humanitarian and human rights laws and their abusive actions threaten the stability of the country. The U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva is reviewing a report on the situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Yaounde Seals Border as Fresh Violence Escalates

[VOA] Business activity has come to a standstill as Cameroon has sealed its northern border with the troubled Central African Republic following escalating violence in the neighboring country. Cameroon says several of its citizens have been kidnapped a…

[VOA] Business activity has come to a standstill as Cameroon has sealed its northern border with the troubled Central African Republic following escalating violence in the neighboring country. Cameroon says several of its citizens have been kidnapped and taken to C.A.R. by armed groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Amnesty International, Others Should Testify

[Vanguard] WE are baffled that Amnesty International, AI, a highly reputable international human rights watchdog, has continued to pass up golden opportunities to present proofs of its serial accusations of human rights abuses against the Nigerian mili…

[Vanguard] WE are baffled that Amnesty International, AI, a highly reputable international human rights watchdog, has continued to pass up golden opportunities to present proofs of its serial accusations of human rights abuses against the Nigerian military.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Nigeria Must Restructure – Nwabueze

[Vanguard] Chairman of The Patriots and Project Nigeria Movement, PNT, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has said Nigeria is a federation in name and not in practice and called for the restructuring of the country to reflect its true status to ensure a new begin…

[Vanguard] Chairman of The Patriots and Project Nigeria Movement, PNT, Professor Ben Nwabueze, has said Nigeria is a federation in name and not in practice and called for the restructuring of the country to reflect its true status to ensure a new beginning.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Human Rights Improve, Big Challenges Remain

[VOA] A report finds significant improvement is being made in human rights in Somalia, but it notes huge challenges to continued progress, compounded by conflict, drought and poverty, remain to be overcome.

[VOA] A report finds significant improvement is being made in human rights in Somalia, but it notes huge challenges to continued progress, compounded by conflict, drought and poverty, remain to be overcome.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia