Unity Party Boakai, CDC Weah Cast Vote in Same District

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Both Vice President Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party and soccer legend George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change voted in the same district but at separate polling centers in Rehab Community, outside Monrovia.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Both Vice President Joseph Boakai of the Unity Party and soccer legend George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change voted in the same district but at separate polling centers in Rehab Community, outside Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ecowas Election Observer Mission Identifies Lapses With Electoral Process

[FrontPageAfrica] Kakata, Margibi County -The head of the Ecowas Elections Observers Mission to Liberia, former Ghanian President his excellency John Dramani Mahama said the October 10 polls is being marked by several lapses on the part of election wor…

[FrontPageAfrica] Kakata, Margibi County -The head of the Ecowas Elections Observers Mission to Liberia, former Ghanian President his excellency John Dramani Mahama said the October 10 polls is being marked by several lapses on the part of election workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Somaliland Court Jails Journalist for 18 Months

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist’s lawyer.

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist's lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

High Interest Rates – President Museveni Turns Up Heat On Banks

[Monitor] Kampala -The cost at which the country’s private sector borrows is not only prohibitively high but it also doesn’t make sense, according to President Yoweri Museveni.

[Monitor] Kampala -The cost at which the country's private sector borrows is not only prohibitively high but it also doesn't make sense, according to President Yoweri Museveni.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Students Fear Garissa College – Principal

[Nation] Two-and-a-half years after the Garissa University College was attacked by suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists, the institution is slowly picking up as more government-sponsored students report to the institution, the principal said on Tuesday.

[Nation] Two-and-a-half years after the Garissa University College was attacked by suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists, the institution is slowly picking up as more government-sponsored students report to the institution, the principal said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Doctors Announce Strike, List Demands

[Monitor] Kampala -Doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association (UMA), have voted to go on strike at all public hospitals beginning next month unless government responds to their demands.

[Monitor] Kampala -Doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association (UMA), have voted to go on strike at all public hospitals beginning next month unless government responds to their demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Head of State Swears in Minister, Office Staff

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, on Tuesday in the Presidential Palace, in Luanda, swore in the minister of Public Administration, Labour and Social Security, Jesus Maiato.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, on Tuesday in the Presidential Palace, in Luanda, swore in the minister of Public Administration, Labour and Social Security, Jesus Maiato.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola