Acacia Mining CEO, Chief Financial Officer Quit

[East African] Acacia Mining’s top executives have quit barely two weeks after the holding firm Barrick Gold struck a $300 million deal with Tanzania to resolve a tax dispute.

[East African] Acacia Mining's top executives have quit barely two weeks after the holding firm Barrick Gold struck a $300 million deal with Tanzania to resolve a tax dispute.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Police Say IMLU Report on Election Deaths Exaggerated

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Police Service says that 19 people were killed during the August and October elections contrary to a report by the Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) and accused the lobby of exaggerating the figures.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Police Service says that 19 people were killed during the August and October elections contrary to a report by the Independent Medico-Legal Unit (IMLU) and accused the lobby of exaggerating the figures.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Another Set of KQ Crewmen, Driver Nabbed Trafficking Narcotics

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Two Kenya Airways crew members and a driver were on Thursday arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with substances believed to be narcotics.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Two Kenya Airways crew members and a driver were on Thursday arrested at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport with substances believed to be narcotics.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lionesses’ ‘Shebesh’ Wants to Emulate Injera

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Lionesses utility back Janet ‘Shebesh’ Okello says she wants to emulate her Shujaa counterpart Collins Injera and make a similar mark in women’s rugby as much as the Kenyan record try scorer has made in the men’s shorter ver…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Lionesses utility back Janet 'Shebesh' Okello says she wants to emulate her Shujaa counterpart Collins Injera and make a similar mark in women's rugby as much as the Kenyan record try scorer has made in the men's shorter version of the game.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uncertainty Looms in Liberia After Court Puts Presidential Run-Off On Hold Amid Fraud Charges

[Deutsche Welle] Fraud claims and voting irregularities have prompted Liberia’s Supreme Court to order a temporary halt on run-off elections next week. The West African nation is voting for a successor of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

[Deutsche Welle] Fraud claims and voting irregularities have prompted Liberia's Supreme Court to order a temporary halt on run-off elections next week. The West African nation is voting for a successor of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Student Anok Yai Signed By Modelling Agency After Viral Instagram Picture

[This is Africa] Social media has always been a place where good things can happen, and Anok Yai a South Sudanese student in the US is the latest testament to the positive power of social media. Anok was signed by a modelling agency after her picture w…

[This is Africa] Social media has always been a place where good things can happen, and Anok Yai a South Sudanese student in the US is the latest testament to the positive power of social media. Anok was signed by a modelling agency after her picture went viral on Instagram. Anok has been overwhelmed by the positive responses to the viral picture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan