Montserrado Representative-Elect Blasts LNP

[New Dawn] Montserrado County District#10 Representative-elect Yekeh Kolubah has expressed dissatisfaction over the alleged purchasing of luxurious vehicles by authorities at the Liberia National Police (LNP) while officers there are allegedly yet to r…

[New Dawn] Montserrado County District#10 Representative-elect Yekeh Kolubah has expressed dissatisfaction over the alleged purchasing of luxurious vehicles by authorities at the Liberia National Police (LNP) while officers there are allegedly yet to receive their pay [or stipend] for the elections. Appearing on a local radio station Power FM on Tuesday, 24 October, the ex-police officer who got elected representative at the 10 October polls expressed frustration over claims of luxurious vehicles purchase by LNP auth

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Why Must Liberian Presidential Candidates Commit to Protecting the Environment?

[New Dawn] Throughout these elections, there has been absolutely no serious commitment on the part of Liberian Presidential Candidates to restoring nature and protecting the environment. At political rallies, town-hall meetings, debates and every campa…

[New Dawn] Throughout these elections, there has been absolutely no serious commitment on the part of Liberian Presidential Candidates to restoring nature and protecting the environment. At political rallies, town-hall meetings, debates and every campaign trails, no one ever hears anything about how the candidates' intent to address the many environmental issues confronting the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Brumskine’s Courage Is Commendable

[New Dawn] Liberty Party Standard Bearer Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine has introduced a process in politics in Liberia that is very unprecedented, for which he should be commended by all law-abiding citizens.He claims there were widespread irregularit…

[New Dawn] Liberty Party Standard Bearer Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine has introduced a process in politics in Liberia that is very unprecedented, for which he should be commended by all law-abiding citizens.He claims there were widespread irregularities and fraud in the just-ended Presidential and Representatives Elections conducted in the country, and is therefore, challenging the results. Specifically, he questions poll results ascribe to his party by the National Elections Commission. He thinks he was cheated.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

LCC Wants Electoral Complaints Probed

[New Dawn] Precisely 15 days following the October 10, 2017 Presidential and Representatives Elections and five days after the announcement of final results, the Liberia Council of Churches (LCC) releases a statement here on the polls, calling on the N…

[New Dawn] Precisely 15 days following the October 10, 2017 Presidential and Representatives Elections and five days after the announcement of final results, the Liberia Council of Churches (LCC) releases a statement here on the polls, calling on the National Elections Commission or NEC to expeditiously investigate all complaints of election irregularities brought before it by aggrieved parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ruling Party Claims to Be in Oppostion

[New Dawn] The ruling Unity Party or UP is claiming an opposition status here as it rallies the remaining about 32 per cent of voters who did not vote for neither the UP nor the Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC ahead of the November 7 presidentia…

[New Dawn] The ruling Unity Party or UP is claiming an opposition status here as it rallies the remaining about 32 per cent of voters who did not vote for neither the UP nor the Coalition for Democratic Change or CDC ahead of the November 7 presidential run-off between the two parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Mini-Car Made in Egypt Competes With the Tuk-Tuk

[SciDev.Net] Inside his workshop in Kerdasa, a village in the Giza governorate, Ahmed Saeed is working on developing a local alternative to the auto-rickshaws or ‘tuk-tuks’ that began to colonise Egypt’s streets years ago.

[SciDev.Net] Inside his workshop in Kerdasa, a village in the Giza governorate, Ahmed Saeed is working on developing a local alternative to the auto-rickshaws or 'tuk-tuks' that began to colonise Egypt's streets years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

RDF Hands Over ‘New Model Village’ to Vulnerable People

[News of Rwanda] Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) on Friday handed over 40 houses constructed for vulnerable people at Rugendabari I Model village, in Kankuba cell, Mageragere sector, Nyarugenge District.

[News of Rwanda] Rwanda Defence Force (RDF) on Friday handed over 40 houses constructed for vulnerable people at Rugendabari I Model village, in Kankuba cell, Mageragere sector, Nyarugenge District.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Premier Stanley Mathabatha On Passing On of Ministry of Health Spokesperson Mr Joe Maila

[Govt of SA] The Limpopo Provincial Government joins the rest of the country in mourning the untimely death of one of the foot soldiers in the war against poverty and unemployment. When he was in the province, Joe Maila served in the unit of Communicat…

[Govt of SA] The Limpopo Provincial Government joins the rest of the country in mourning the untimely death of one of the foot soldiers in the war against poverty and unemployment. When he was in the province, Joe Maila served in the unit of Communications in Departments of Health and Labour. Through his hard work and dedication, Mr Maila got appointed a spokesperson for the Nation Department of Health where he served with diligence until his untimely death through a freak shooting accident.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#FeesMustFall Protesters Disrupt Exam at University of Cape Town

[GroundUp] A few hundred Fees Must Fall protesters attempted to shut down the University of Cape Town (UCT) on Wednesday. They marched from building to building, disrupting classes on both the main campus and the law campus. The protesters sprayed fire…

[GroundUp] A few hundred Fees Must Fall protesters attempted to shut down the University of Cape Town (UCT) on Wednesday. They marched from building to building, disrupting classes on both the main campus and the law campus. The protesters sprayed fire extinguishers and set off alarms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa