Flaws Identified in Liberia’s 2017 Electoral Process

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Elections have ended but several registered voters were left disenfranchised and some political parties like the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) and the Alternative National Congress are unhappy with the electoral proc…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Elections have ended but several registered voters were left disenfranchised and some political parties like the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) and the Alternative National Congress are unhappy with the electoral process.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Justice Dollo Starts Tenure With Tough Age-Limit Case

[Observer] Newly appointed deputy Chief justice, Alfonse Chigamoi Owiny-Dollo, starts his tenure as leader of the Constitutional court with a petition on the politically charged matter of presidential age limits.

[Observer] Newly appointed deputy Chief justice, Alfonse Chigamoi Owiny-Dollo, starts his tenure as leader of the Constitutional court with a petition on the politically charged matter of presidential age limits.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Has No Money for Pay Rise, Otafiire Tells Striking Prosecutors

[Observer] Justice and constitutional affairs minister, Kahinda Otafiire, has told state prosecutors employed by the Directorate of Public Prosecutions that the government simply does not have the money to increase their salaries as promised.

[Observer] Justice and constitutional affairs minister, Kahinda Otafiire, has told state prosecutors employed by the Directorate of Public Prosecutions that the government simply does not have the money to increase their salaries as promised.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda, Tanzania Consider 25% Equity in Oil Pipeline

[Observer] The business dynamics of Uganda’s oil industry will take a slight shift if the country decides to take up a stake in the crude oil pipeline from Hoima to the Chongoleani peninsula near the Tanzanian port of Tanga.

[Observer] The business dynamics of Uganda's oil industry will take a slight shift if the country decides to take up a stake in the crude oil pipeline from Hoima to the Chongoleani peninsula near the Tanzanian port of Tanga.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

When I Had a Ride in Col Besigye’s Mobile Prison

[Observer] When we were dragged out of parliament on September 27 for protesting against a move to entrench Museveni’s life presidency, we were bundled into a waiting van along the road between National theatre and Parliament building.

[Observer] When we were dragged out of parliament on September 27 for protesting against a move to entrench Museveni's life presidency, we were bundled into a waiting van along the road between National theatre and Parliament building.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IEBC Officials Meet Legal Team After Nasa Pulls Out of Race

[Nation] The electoral commission is holed up in a meeting following the move by National Super Alliance (Nasa) to pull out of the October 26 repeat presidential elections.

[Nation] The electoral commission is holed up in a meeting following the move by National Super Alliance (Nasa) to pull out of the October 26 repeat presidential elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Presidential Candidate Cooper to Quit Politics, If She Loses Election

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Standard Bearer of the Liberia Restoration Party Macdella Cooper says being the lone female in this year’s election says she would be done with politics if she does not win the presidency in this election.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Standard Bearer of the Liberia Restoration Party Macdella Cooper says being the lone female in this year's election says she would be done with politics if she does not win the presidency in this election.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Most Land Grabs Are By Govt Officials, Soldiers – Judge

[Observer] Preliminary findings of the ongoing inquiry into land matters have revealed “a worrying trend” of highly placed individuals colluding to rob ordinary Ugandans of their land, the commission chair said on Tuesday.

[Observer] Preliminary findings of the ongoing inquiry into land matters have revealed "a worrying trend" of highly placed individuals colluding to rob ordinary Ugandans of their land, the commission chair said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda