Runner-Up in Presidential Poll Will Challenge Result

[VOA] The losing candidate in Sierra Leone’s presidential election has said he will challenge the results. Former Foreign Minister Samura Kamara announced the challenge Thursday, after the electoral commission declared Julius Maada Bio the winner of la…

[VOA] The losing candidate in Sierra Leone's presidential election has said he will challenge the results. Former Foreign Minister Samura Kamara announced the challenge Thursday, after the electoral commission declared Julius Maada Bio the winner of last weekend's run-off poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Kogi CP Reinstated, ‘Wanted’ Melaye Storms State for Jibrin’s Fidau Prayer

[This Day] Lokoja -Embattled Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ali Janga, who was recalled to Abuja last week and replaced with Sunday Ogbu has been reinstated as the state’s police commissioner.

[This Day] Lokoja -Embattled Kogi State Commissioner of Police, Mr. Ali Janga, who was recalled to Abuja last week and replaced with Sunday Ogbu has been reinstated as the state's police commissioner.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Once a Hostage, Sri Lankan Sailor Now Helps Battle Somali Pirates

[VOA] In a classroom overlooking the harbor in the Somali city of Bossaso, Sarath Surasena teaches the basics of boat mechanics.The students are recruits for a new coast guard being established in Somalia’s Galmudug state, onc e the epicenter of piracy…

[VOA] In a classroom overlooking the harbor in the Somali city of Bossaso, Sarath Surasena teaches the basics of boat mechanics.The students are recruits for a new coast guard being established in Somalia's Galmudug state, onc e the epicenter of piracy that paralyzed Indian Ocean shipping lanes a decade ago, and a place Surasena knows all too well.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Backlash as Ambassador Godec Defends Tenure

[Nation] Outgoing American Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has defended his five and half-year tenure in Kenya, saying he performed within his ability in a very tense environment.

[Nation] Outgoing American Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has defended his five and half-year tenure in Kenya, saying he performed within his ability in a very tense environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hang On, What the Hell Is a Social Media Influencer? Visa Bae Got Me Thinking

[Financial Gazette] So yes there is Visa Bae, the lovely lady in the UK who spoke for 30 minutes with tears and all talking about how hard life is and how it was so difficult for her since she could not go to Barbados or France for school trips etc whe…

[Financial Gazette] So yes there is Visa Bae, the lovely lady in the UK who spoke for 30 minutes with tears and all talking about how hard life is and how it was so difficult for her since she could not go to Barbados or France for school trips etc when she was a kid. Life is hard isn't it? The video of course ends with Visa Bae asking for donations towards her visa application fee.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Posh’ Media Personality in the UK Begs for Visa Money On Social Media

[Financial Gazette] Rutendo Tichiwangani, now popularly known as VisaBae has gained public attention for raising Visa application money on the internet on the background of being known to live a lavish lifestyle defined by wearing designer clothes, goi…

[Financial Gazette] Rutendo Tichiwangani, now popularly known as VisaBae has gained public attention for raising Visa application money on the internet on the background of being known to live a lavish lifestyle defined by wearing designer clothes, going to fancy restaurants and using trendy phones.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EC Sets May 31 for Rukungiri By-Election

[Observer] The Electoral Commission (EC) has today released the electoral programme for the by-election of the district woman representative to parliament for Rukungiri district.

[Observer] The Electoral Commission (EC) has today released the electoral programme for the by-election of the district woman representative to parliament for Rukungiri district.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda