Angolans Go to the Polls On August 23

[East African] Luanda -Angola’s General Election will take place on August 23, officials announced. The Republic Council (RC) announced the poll’s date on Monday after a meeting. RC is a consultative organ of the presidency. President José Eduardo dos Santos said at the opening of the meeting that the southern African country was ready for the General Election.

[East African] Luanda -Angola's General Election will take place on August 23, officials announced. The Republic Council (RC) announced the poll's date on Monday after a meeting. RC is a consultative organ of the presidency. President José Eduardo dos Santos said at the opening of the meeting that the southern African country was ready for the General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Students Protest Closure of Tertiary Institutions

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -Security operatives comprising the Army, Police, DSS and Civil Defence Corps yesterday clamped down on students protesting the prolonged closure of all state-owned tertiary institutions in Kogi State.

[Daily Trust] Lokoja -Security operatives comprising the Army, Police, DSS and Civil Defence Corps yesterday clamped down on students protesting the prolonged closure of all state-owned tertiary institutions in Kogi State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Samwu Bushbuckridge Members On Strike

[News24Wire] The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) in Bushbuckridge has embarked on a strike, demanding that the municipality honour a 2014 council resolution in terms of salary progression.

[News24Wire] The South African Municipal Workers Union (Samwu) in Bushbuckridge has embarked on a strike, demanding that the municipality honour a 2014 council resolution in terms of salary progression.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lagos State’s Internally Generated Revenue Rises to N436.3 Billion

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government has said that its internally generated revenue (IGR), increased by N36.9 billion to N436.3 billion in 2016 from N399.4 billion in 2015.

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government has said that its internally generated revenue (IGR), increased by N36.9 billion to N436.3 billion in 2016 from N399.4 billion in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Transco CLSG Challenges EPC Contractors

[Observer] The management of Transmission Company of Cote d’Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea (TRANSCO CLSG) along with engineers from TRACTABEL Belgium, yesterday began a two-day project meeting with the EPC contractor, JV Sieyuan/Northeast Chi…

[Observer] The management of Transmission Company of Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea (TRANSCO CLSG) along with engineers from TRACTABEL Belgium, yesterday began a two-day project meeting with the EPC contractor, JV Sieyuan/Northeast China International Electric Power Corporation (NEIE), for Lot 1 substations in Kenema, Bikongor, and Bumbuna in Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Communities Welcome Prevail-V Ebola Natural History Study

[Observer] Various communities around the country have signed up to the recently launched reinforced vaccine study being conducted by (PREVAIL-V) the Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia.

[Observer] Various communities around the country have signed up to the recently launched reinforced vaccine study being conducted by (PREVAIL-V) the Partnership for Research on Ebola Virus in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Pan African Insurer Ends Group Board Meetings in Monrovia

[Observer] The construction of a national headquarters in Monrovia that would cost hundreds of thousands United States dollars as well as robust reinvestment in the operations of ACTIVA International Insurance company, not just in the Liberian branch (…

[Observer] The construction of a national headquarters in Monrovia that would cost hundreds of thousands United States dollars as well as robust reinvestment in the operations of ACTIVA International Insurance company, not just in the Liberian branch (ACTIVA-Liberia), but the region, were some of the highlights of the just ended ACTIVA Group Board Meetings convened in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Grand Gedeans Face U.S.$4.7 Million Lawsuit

[Observer] A US$4,691,122.16 lawsuit has been filed against citizens of Bloquiah Clan, Gboe-Ploe Administrative District of Grand Gedeh County for allegedly nullifying a forest management agreement with the Liberia Hardwood Corporation (LHC) in favor o…

[Observer] A US$4,691,122.16 lawsuit has been filed against citizens of Bloquiah Clan, Gboe-Ploe Administrative District of Grand Gedeh County for allegedly nullifying a forest management agreement with the Liberia Hardwood Corporation (LHC) in favor of the Association of Logging Engineers of Liberia (ALEL).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Kadiker Dahn’s Defection From Liberty Party – Wisdom? or Something Else?

[Observer] The news last week that former Deputy Education Minister in the Unity Party-led government, Dr. Kadiker Rex Dahn, had suddenly quit the Liberty Party, which he joined only two months ago along with his 5000 followers from Nimba County, is bo…

[Observer] The news last week that former Deputy Education Minister in the Unity Party-led government, Dr. Kadiker Rex Dahn, had suddenly quit the Liberty Party, which he joined only two months ago along with his 5000 followers from Nimba County, is bound to raise several questions.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia