University SRC Urges Review of Student Support As #BraamSuicide Trends

[News24Wire] The Wits Students Representatives Council (SRC) says students living at the institution’s external residences are not offered the same support as students staying in Wits residences.

[News24Wire] The Wits Students Representatives Council (SRC) says students living at the institution's external residences are not offered the same support as students staying in Wits residences.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Despite Curfew, Armed Persons Attack Plateau Community, Kill Six

[Premium Times] A day after the Plateau State Governor imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Bassa Local Government Area, armed persons attacked a community in the area, killing at least six persons, the police have said.

[Premium Times] A day after the Plateau State Governor imposed a dusk to dawn curfew on Bassa Local Government Area, armed persons attacked a community in the area, killing at least six persons, the police have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Liberian Election Set for Runoff As George Weah Fails to Win 50 Percent Votes

[Premium Times] The presidential election in Liberia is set for a runoff as none of the candidates will be able to score 50 per cent of votes after final tabulation of results.

[Premium Times] The presidential election in Liberia is set for a runoff as none of the candidates will be able to score 50 per cent of votes after final tabulation of results.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Farmer Shot Dead While Defending Girls at Birthday Party

[News24Wire] A farmer was shot dead while defending his family and guests, most of whom were young girls, from intruders at a farm near Philadelphia, Atlantis on Saturday, Western Cape police said.

[News24Wire] A farmer was shot dead while defending his family and guests, most of whom were young girls, from intruders at a farm near Philadelphia, Atlantis on Saturday, Western Cape police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Tells Foreign Powers to Stay Out of Country’s Affairs

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto have fired a warning shot to foreign countries, accusing them of trying to interfere with Kenya’s affairs.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto have fired a warning shot to foreign countries, accusing them of trying to interfere with Kenya's affairs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition’s Odinga Tells Why He Visited UK After Election Pullout

[Nation] Nasa leader Raila Odinga on Sunday dismissed President Uhuru Kenyatta’s claims that the opposition was seeking the intervention of foreign countries in the election stalemate, reiterating that he was not interested in sharing power.

[Nation] Nasa leader Raila Odinga on Sunday dismissed President Uhuru Kenyatta's claims that the opposition was seeking the intervention of foreign countries in the election stalemate, reiterating that he was not interested in sharing power.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition’s Weah at 39% of Votes Tallied in Election

[Observer] For a possible third time since multi-party elections were restored, Liberians will be revisiting the polls to decide on who becomes the country’s next president in a run-off presidential election between the two candidates who have obtained…

[Observer] For a possible third time since multi-party elections were restored, Liberians will be revisiting the polls to decide on who becomes the country's next president in a run-off presidential election between the two candidates who have obtained the most number of votes from the October 10 polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Somalia Bombing Takes Ghastly Civilian Toll

[HRW] The horrific bombing in a crowded and bustling area in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday is a grim reminder of how deadly the country’s armed conflict remains for ordinary Somalis.

[HRW] The horrific bombing in a crowded and bustling area in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, on Saturday is a grim reminder of how deadly the country's armed conflict remains for ordinary Somalis.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Death Toll in Mogadishu Bombing Rises to 250

[Deutsche Welle] A bomb explosion in the heart of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has claimed over 250 lives. The attack is one of the most deadly in the decade since the start of an Islamist insurgency.

[Deutsche Welle] A bomb explosion in the heart of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has claimed over 250 lives. The attack is one of the most deadly in the decade since the start of an Islamist insurgency.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

National Elections Commission Releases 74 Percent of Election Results

[FrontPageAfrica] At least 74 percent of results from the October 10 elections have been released by the National Elections Commission with the main contenders still far from attaining the constitutional 50 percent plus one vote required to be declared…

[FrontPageAfrica] At least 74 percent of results from the October 10 elections have been released by the National Elections Commission with the main contenders still far from attaining the constitutional 50 percent plus one vote required to be declared winner.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia