‘Rusty… ‘ Cummings Gibes At Boakai’s Race Car Analogy

[Observer] The standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party might have shot himself in the leg with an analogy he made at the recent presidential debate that he is a race car that has been parked in the garage for the past twelve years – and as a result h…

[Observer] The standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party might have shot himself in the leg with an analogy he made at the recent presidential debate that he is a race car that has been parked in the garage for the past twelve years - and as a result has been dormant for those many years. According to ANC presidential candidate Alexander B. Cummings, it is obvious that the car is obsolete and, as a result, should have no place in the elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Judgment On Alleged Kidnapper Evans ‎stalled

[Premium Times] A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday fixed September 5 to hear arguments from counsel on why he should not deliver judgment on the fundamental rights application filed by Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans.

[Premium Times] A Lagos Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday fixed September 5 to hear arguments from counsel on why he should not deliver judgment on the fundamental rights application filed by Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Senate Not Pressurized to Pass Land Rights Act’

[Observer] The chairman of the Senate Committee on Lands, Mines, Energy, Natural Resources & Environment, has denied concerns raised by some of his colleagues that the Senate is being pressurized into a quick passage of the Land Rights Act, which has already been passed by the House of Representatives. Grand Kru County Senator Albert Tugbe Chie in a recent interview said contrary to such a concern, his committee and the Senate Committe on Judiciary, Claims, Human Resources & Petitions, chaired by Grand Cape M

[Observer] The chairman of the Senate Committee on Lands, Mines, Energy, Natural Resources & Environment, has denied concerns raised by some of his colleagues that the Senate is being pressurized into a quick passage of the Land Rights Act, which has already been passed by the House of Representatives. Grand Kru County Senator Albert Tugbe Chie in a recent interview said contrary to such a concern, his committee and the Senate Committe on Judiciary, Claims, Human Resources & Petitions, chaired by Grand Cape M

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ex-Presidential Guards Protest ‘Wrongful’ Retirement

[Observer] Twenty-nine (29) officers/agents of the Executive Protective Service (EPS) – the Presidential Secret Guard – on Wednesday affixed their signatures to a protest letter against their “wrongful retirement.” The EPS provides security protection …

[Observer] Twenty-nine (29) officers/agents of the Executive Protective Service (EPS) - the Presidential Secret Guard - on Wednesday affixed their signatures to a protest letter against their "wrongful retirement." The EPS provides security protection to the President and Vice President of Liberia, as well as members of their immediate families. Along with providing security protection to key government officials and their families, the agency also provides security protection to candidates of the upcoming presidenti

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Elections – Different Name, Same Game for Civil Society?

[Fahamu] Over the last 38 years, particularly since the end of the civil war in 2002, President Dos Santos has ruled Angola through securitisation of the society, repressing all dissent and restricting freedom of expression, association and assembly. W…

[Fahamu] Over the last 38 years, particularly since the end of the civil war in 2002, President Dos Santos has ruled Angola through securitisation of the society, repressing all dissent and restricting freedom of expression, association and assembly. Will space for civil participation open up after one of Africa's longest serving rulers leaves power following elections this week?

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

University Students Protest Over Accommodation

[GroundUp] Classes and exams at Cape Peninsula University of Technology’s Cape Town campus were cancelled on Monday after students disrupted a hall where exams were to be held.

[GroundUp] Classes and exams at Cape Peninsula University of Technology's Cape Town campus were cancelled on Monday after students disrupted a hall where exams were to be held.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Treasury Urged to Review Double Tax On Expat Workers

[News24Wire] Tax experts on Tuesday urged National Treasury to give careful consideration to the economic implications of repealing a provision that exempts certain South Africans who work overseas from paying tax in South Africa.

[News24Wire] Tax experts on Tuesday urged National Treasury to give careful consideration to the economic implications of repealing a provision that exempts certain South Africans who work overseas from paying tax in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Surprise Bonus for Welkom Yizani Shareholders

[News24Wire] Shareholders of Welkom Yizani, the biggest black economic empowerment share offer in the media industry in South Africa, received an unexpected cash bonus when the board of directors announced a special dividend from the unbundling of Novu…

[News24Wire] Shareholders of Welkom Yizani, the biggest black economic empowerment share offer in the media industry in South Africa, received an unexpected cash bonus when the board of directors announced a special dividend from the unbundling of Novus on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa