Tyler, Others Risk Salaries Cuts

[New Dawn] Former House Speaker J. Alex Tyler and several other lawmakers risk losing their salaries and benefits for not attending regular legislative sessions here.

[New Dawn] Former House Speaker J. Alex Tyler and several other lawmakers risk losing their salaries and benefits for not attending regular legislative sessions here.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

GW Indictees Reject Jury Trial

[New Dawn] After pleading “not guilty” to their indictment, past and present Liberian officials jointly facing economic sabotage trial have all rejected trial by jury, except for indicted U.K. – based Sable Mining executive Klaus Piprek whose plea and …

[New Dawn] After pleading "not guilty" to their indictment, past and present Liberian officials jointly facing economic sabotage trial have all rejected trial by jury, except for indicted U.K. - based Sable Mining executive Klaus Piprek whose plea and decision regarding jury this paper did not see in the court minutes.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Talks Politics At Diplomatic Meeting

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has told a diplomatic retreat here that she had to run out of the meeting to get engage into politics, something which suggests that the president will not be an onlooker in the October 10, Presidential and Le…

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has told a diplomatic retreat here that she had to run out of the meeting to get engage into politics, something which suggests that the president will not be an onlooker in the October 10, Presidential and Legislative elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Prasa Locomotives Contractor Paid ANC ‘Fundraisers’

[News24Wire] Less than a week after Prasa made its first payment of nearly R500 million to the supplier of the controversial Afro4000 locomotives, the latter’s managing director paid an amount of R14.3 million into the account of a lawyer who had intro…

[News24Wire] Less than a week after Prasa made its first payment of nearly R500 million to the supplier of the controversial Afro4000 locomotives, the latter's managing director paid an amount of R14.3 million into the account of a lawyer who had introduced himself as a fundraiser for the ANC.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Challenge for Engineers and Scholars

[Nation] I was privileged last year to attend the Smart Africa Summit in Kigali. The high-level event was co-convened by the Rwanda Government and the International Telecommunication Union. It featured eight heads of state and government (or representa…

[Nation] I was privileged last year to attend the Smart Africa Summit in Kigali. The high-level event was co-convened by the Rwanda Government and the International Telecommunication Union. It featured eight heads of state and government (or representatives), dozens of Cabinet ministers, and hundreds of chief executives of leading local and global corporates, among thousands of captains of industry, mainly from Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Criticises John Githongo for Skipping Session

[Nation] The anti-corruption court expressed disappointment with former Ethics and Governance permanent secretary John Githongo, for his failure to appear and testify in the ongoing trial of suspects linked to the controversial Anglo Leasing E-cops pro…

[Nation] The anti-corruption court expressed disappointment with former Ethics and Governance permanent secretary John Githongo, for his failure to appear and testify in the ongoing trial of suspects linked to the controversial Anglo Leasing E-cops project.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Multi-Pronged Approach to Tackle Xenophobic, Gang-Related Violence

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is deploying a number of strategies to respond to the recent wave of civil unrest linked to xenophobia and drug and gang-related violence.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is deploying a number of strategies to respond to the recent wave of civil unrest linked to xenophobia and drug and gang-related violence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senators Reassure County Bosses of Partiality in Spending Review

[Nation] Senators have assured governors set to appear before its Public Accounts and Investment Committee to account for funds allocated to counties that they will be impartial when scrutinising the records.

[Nation] Senators have assured governors set to appear before its Public Accounts and Investment Committee to account for funds allocated to counties that they will be impartial when scrutinising the records.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UAE Drops Charges Against Couple For Pre-Marital Sex

[News24Wire] The charges against a South African man and his fiancée, who were detained in Abu Dhabi, were dropped earlier this week, the Department of International Relations and Co-operation said on Friday.

[News24Wire] The charges against a South African man and his fiancée, who were detained in Abu Dhabi, were dropped earlier this week, the Department of International Relations and Co-operation said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa