Internet Shutdowns Stifle Media

[IPS] New York -“The internet for journalism is now like the air you breathe,” said Befeqadu Hailu, an Ethiopian journalist and a member of the Zone 9 blogger collective who was arrested in April 2014 and charged with terrorism. “Without the internet, …

[IPS] New York -"The internet for journalism is now like the air you breathe," said Befeqadu Hailu, an Ethiopian journalist and a member of the Zone 9 blogger collective who was arrested in April 2014 and charged with terrorism. "Without the internet, modern journalism means nothing."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Zuma to Meets His Critics in Communist Party

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma will come face to face with his biggest critics in the tripartite alliance when the African National Congress and South African Communist Party meet in a bilateral meeting on Monday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma will come face to face with his biggest critics in the tripartite alliance when the African National Congress and South African Communist Party meet in a bilateral meeting on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gladiators Too Smart for Swazis

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s most successful football coach Brian ‘Oubaas’ Isaacs, the son of legendary Tigers FC flying winger Ferdinand Akwenye, has once again made a serious statement with his Midas touch.

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's most successful football coach Brian 'Oubaas' Isaacs, the son of legendary Tigers FC flying winger Ferdinand Akwenye, has once again made a serious statement with his Midas touch.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Dr. Tipoteh Writes Ecowas to Postpone Liberia’s 2017 Elections

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Renowned Liberian economist and politician, Dr. Togba-Na Tipoteh, has written the Chairman of ECOWAS Authority cautioning the body of potential elections violence in Liberia, and therefore appealing for ECOWAS intervention b…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Renowned Liberian economist and politician, Dr. Togba-Na Tipoteh, has written the Chairman of ECOWAS Authority cautioning the body of potential elections violence in Liberia, and therefore appealing for ECOWAS intervention by replacing the Chairman of the National Elections Commission and postponing the elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Most of Liberia’s Post War Traffic Lights No Longer Functioning

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In post war Liberia there are only 12 traffic lights installed only in 2013 by the Chinese, but the majority of these lights are no longer functioning.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In post war Liberia there are only 12 traffic lights installed only in 2013 by the Chinese, but the majority of these lights are no longer functioning.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Political Parties Must Be Put in Check

[FrontPageAfrica] POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS ARE gradually have picked up with the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) so far proving to have had the best of it in a massive rally that was void of violence or riot, quite peaceful and admired by even non-par…

[FrontPageAfrica] POLITICAL CAMPAIGNS ARE gradually have picked up with the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) so far proving to have had the best of it in a massive rally that was void of violence or riot, quite peaceful and admired by even non-partisans.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Talk and Do’ Sweeps West – Cummings Continues to Make His Case to Liberians

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Fresh off the momentum of his stellar performance at last week’s presidential debate, Alexander Cummings, the political leader of the opposition party the Alternative National Congress, kicked off a tour of western Liberia m…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Fresh off the momentum of his stellar performance at last week's presidential debate, Alexander Cummings, the political leader of the opposition party the Alternative National Congress, kicked off a tour of western Liberia making stops in Grand Cape Mount, Gpapolu, and Bomi County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Kikwete and Mbeki Must Not Be Revisionists On Libya

[Daily Maverick] The two former presidents are clinging to a false nostalgia of a past that does not exist and their blame game is based on a completely different set of facts when it comes to the Libya crisis.

[Daily Maverick] The two former presidents are clinging to a false nostalgia of a past that does not exist and their blame game is based on a completely different set of facts when it comes to the Libya crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya