UP Breaks Into Faction

[New Dawn] Recent multiple defections by top stalwarts from the ruling Unity Party (UP) at a crucial elections season seem not to be demanding unity among the remnants, judging from another bitter divide between UP loyalists of immediate past standard …

[New Dawn] Recent multiple defections by top stalwarts from the ruling Unity Party (UP) at a crucial elections season seem not to be demanding unity among the remnants, judging from another bitter divide between UP loyalists of immediate past standard bearer President Ellen Johnson - Sirleaf and immediate past party chair Sen. H. Varney G. Sherman.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Finance Boss Stresses Education As Fundamental Right

[New Dawn] The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Boima S. Kamara, says access to quality to education is a right that every Liberian child should have rather than engaging themselves in violent activities.

[New Dawn] The Minister of Finance and Development Planning, Boima S. Kamara, says access to quality to education is a right that every Liberian child should have rather than engaging themselves in violent activities.

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Weah’s Silence On Jewel

[New Dawn] Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC completely omitted the whereabouts of his vice running mate and colleague Senator, Jewel Howard Taylor, in his midnight address to the nation during the official launch of the…

[New Dawn] Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC completely omitted the whereabouts of his vice running mate and colleague Senator, Jewel Howard Taylor, in his midnight address to the nation during the official launch of the CDC's 2017 presidential and legislative campaign.

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Heeding the Earthquake Alert

[New Dawn] The Government of Liberia last Friday, 18 August announced that an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale occurred approximately 880 kilometers off the coast of Liberia.

[New Dawn] The Government of Liberia last Friday, 18 August announced that an earthquake measuring 6.8 on the Richter scale occurred approximately 880 kilometers off the coast of Liberia.

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House Drops Impeachment Threat

[New Dawn] Following several interventions from multiple fronts, including religious and traditional leaders, and the United Nations, the House of Representative has dropped impeachment proceeding initiated against three Associate Justices of the Supre…

[New Dawn] Following several interventions from multiple fronts, including religious and traditional leaders, and the United Nations, the House of Representative has dropped impeachment proceeding initiated against three Associate Justices of the Supreme Court by some members of the Legislature.

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NEC Conducts Training for Magistrates

[New Dawn] The Co-Chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Sarah Toe has described elections magistrates as largely the first hand election authorities in the fifteen counties with the responsibilities to deal and investigate any e…

[New Dawn] The Co-Chairperson of the National Elections Commission (NEC), Cllr. Sarah Toe has described elections magistrates as largely the first hand election authorities in the fifteen counties with the responsibilities to deal and investigate any elections related complaints brought before the Commission.

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Supreme Court Hears Snowe’s Case Today

[New Dawn] The Supreme Court of Liberia has mandated lawyers representing Montserrado County District #6 Representative Edwin Snowe, the National Elections Commission (NEC) and counsels for some Bomi County lawmakers to appear for argument today, 23 Au…

[New Dawn] The Supreme Court of Liberia has mandated lawyers representing Montserrado County District #6 Representative Edwin Snowe, the National Elections Commission (NEC) and counsels for some Bomi County lawmakers to appear for argument today, 23 August in an appeal against the qualification of Snowe to contest in Bomi this October.

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No Arson in Knysna Fires, Afriforum Report Finds

[Daily Maverick] In recent years, a spate of destructive fires in the Western Cape have led to claims that arsonists are at work in what could be a politically motivated campaign. Tuesday brought bad news for conspiracy theorists: an independent invest…

[Daily Maverick] In recent years, a spate of destructive fires in the Western Cape have led to claims that arsonists are at work in what could be a politically motivated campaign. Tuesday brought bad news for conspiracy theorists: an independent investigation into the Knysna fires commissioned by AfriForum revealed no trace of arson. Forensic expert Dr David Klatzow's conclusions do, however, put him at odds with the Knysna Fire Department. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tegeta – Guptas Shed Mining Business to ‘Save Staff’

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments announced on Wednesday morning that it will sell its mining business, Tegeta, to a mysterious Swiss-based company called Charles King SA. In a press statement, Oakbay framed the decision as motivated …

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments announced on Wednesday morning that it will sell its mining business, Tegeta, to a mysterious Swiss-based company called Charles King SA. In a press statement, Oakbay framed the decision as motivated by a desire to "preserve the employment of its loyal staff". Inevitably, eyebrows will be raised: over what seems to be the relatively low asking price for Tegeta, and the nature of the company which is buying it. By REBECCA DAVIS.

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