Authorities Tight-Lipped Over Run-Off and Electoral Roll Clean-Up

[RFI] Liberia’s election commission has yet to make an announcement for the date of the second round run-off vote, four days after a Supreme Court ruling dismissed irregularities that could have forced a re-run. The electoral body is expected to announ…

[RFI] Liberia's election commission has yet to make an announcement for the date of the second round run-off vote, four days after a Supreme Court ruling dismissed irregularities that could have forced a re-run. The electoral body is expected to announce a new date for the run-off and outline measures for a technical clean-up of the country's voter register.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

State Speakers Raise Hope On Passage of ‘Not Too Young to Run’ Bill

[This Day] Abuja -With the endorsement by the two chambers of the National Assembly, speakers of states legislatures in the country have promised a speedy passage of the “Not Too Young To Run” bill, which seeks to reduce the age limit for running for e…

[This Day] Abuja -With the endorsement by the two chambers of the National Assembly, speakers of states legislatures in the country have promised a speedy passage of the "Not Too Young To Run" bill, which seeks to reduce the age limit for running for elected office in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

North Darfur Drivers Call for Action Against High Transit Fees

[Radio Dabanga] Um Keddada -Passenger and commercial vehicles have complained about the levies imposed on them on the road between El Kuma and Um Keddada in North Darfur.

[Radio Dabanga] Um Keddada -Passenger and commercial vehicles have complained about the levies imposed on them on the road between El Kuma and Um Keddada in North Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan Court Fines Party Sponsor, Acquits Women in Trousers

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The district court that acquitted 24 girls and women from the criminal charge of wearing indecent clothes at a party in southern Khartoum has fined the party’s sponsor.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The district court that acquitted 24 girls and women from the criminal charge of wearing indecent clothes at a party in southern Khartoum has fined the party's sponsor.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Medicine Shortage a Risk for Patients in Hospitals

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The prevalence of expired medicines in hospitals in Khartoum has reportedly led to direct health risks for patients. The current medicine crisis is exacerbating, with hospitals being unable to purchase medicines.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The prevalence of expired medicines in hospitals in Khartoum has reportedly led to direct health risks for patients. The current medicine crisis is exacerbating, with hospitals being unable to purchase medicines.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Two Children Die of Scorpion Sting in Sudan’s River Nile

[Radio Dabanga] El Manaseer -Two children died of scorpion stings in El Manaseer in River Nile state. Local community leaders pointed out that there have been more scorpions to the area.

[Radio Dabanga] El Manaseer -Two children died of scorpion stings in El Manaseer in River Nile state. Local community leaders pointed out that there have been more scorpions to the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Two Girls Raped in West Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Foro Baranga -Two girls were raped in Foro Baranga in West Darfur on Saturday. Armed herders attacked a 12-year-old and a 17-year-old girl at Ras El Fil, where they were out collecting firewood. A witness told Radio Dabanga that the gir…

[Radio Dabanga] Foro Baranga -Two girls were raped in Foro Baranga in West Darfur on Saturday. Armed herders attacked a 12-year-old and a 17-year-old girl at Ras El Fil, where they were out collecting firewood. A witness told Radio Dabanga that the girls were repeatedly raped and beaten at gunpoint.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Dogara – Laments Parliament’s Inability to Unseat President, Vice

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday bemoaned the constitutional provisions which currently made it impossible to remove a president or vice-president through simple procedure.

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday bemoaned the constitutional provisions which currently made it impossible to remove a president or vice-president through simple procedure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Issuing of Form One Admission Letters Suffers Setback

[Nation] A number of parents and students have been thrown into panic mood after the Education ministry suspended the issuing of letters by schools to students joining Form One next year, citing data challenges.

[Nation] A number of parents and students have been thrown into panic mood after the Education ministry suspended the issuing of letters by schools to students joining Form One next year, citing data challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya