Citing ‘Direct Interference’ By Liberian President, Ruling Party Calls for Dissolution of Elections Commission

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The ruling Unity Party in Liberia today accused the sitting President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of directly interfering in the ongoing presidential and legislative elections.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The ruling Unity Party in Liberia today accused the sitting President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of directly interfering in the ongoing presidential and legislative elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Economic Crisis Forces South Sudanese to Eat Less

[East African] Juba -South Sudan’s soaring food prices, a devalued currency and chronic food shortages have left many families struggling to put meals on the table, report says.

[East African] Juba -South Sudan's soaring food prices, a devalued currency and chronic food shortages have left many families struggling to put meals on the table, report says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Hugh Masekela – the Horn Player With a Shrewd Ear for the Music of Today, Not Yesterday

[The Conversation Africa] When trumpeter, flugelhorn-player, singer, composer and activist Hugh Ramapolo Masekela cancelled his appearance at the recent Johannesburg Joy of Jazz Festival and his remaining October shows, taking time out to deal with ser…

[The Conversation Africa] When trumpeter, flugelhorn-player, singer, composer and activist Hugh Ramapolo Masekela cancelled his appearance at the recent Johannesburg Joy of Jazz Festival and his remaining October shows, taking time out to deal with serious health issues, fans were forced to return to his recorded opus for reminders of his unique work. Listening through that half-century of disks, the nature and scope of the trumpeter's achievement becomes clear.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Time for Raila to Show His Love for Kenya Is Now More Then Ever

[Capital FM] Kenyans have spoken clearly through the ballot. With the election now done and with the recorded low voter turnout and boycott from some quarters of the country, the message is clear that Kenya has never more divided.

[Capital FM] Kenyans have spoken clearly through the ballot. With the election now done and with the recorded low voter turnout and boycott from some quarters of the country, the message is clear that Kenya has never more divided.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ministry Vows to Protect Historical Structures

[Daily News] The Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, has said his ministry will strive to intensify protection of all ancient historical structures to preserve the country’s heritage and tourism.

[Daily News] The Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe, has said his ministry will strive to intensify protection of all ancient historical structures to preserve the country's heritage and tourism.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uganda’s Donald Trump

[Independent (Kampala)] Last week, newly elected Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East, Robert Kyagulanyi, issued what he called a “Letter to Young Ugandans.” In it, he claims that “in 1962… the colonialists handed over a country which worked. Infra…

[Independent (Kampala)] Last week, newly elected Member of Parliament for Kyadondo East, Robert Kyagulanyi, issued what he called a "Letter to Young Ugandans." In it, he claims that "in 1962... the colonialists handed over a country which worked. Infrastructure was in place, having been built by the British - Mulago Hospital, Makerere University, roads, schools, power generating plants etc."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Man Loses Both His Eyes in Age Limit Brawl

[Monitor] Kayunga -A boda boda rider in Kayunga Town, Kayunga District has lost both his eyes after he was allegedly beaten up during a fist fight between pro and anti-age limit supporters in Kayunga Town on Saturday.

[Monitor] Kayunga -A boda boda rider in Kayunga Town, Kayunga District has lost both his eyes after he was allegedly beaten up during a fist fight between pro and anti-age limit supporters in Kayunga Town on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Land Reform – White Farmers Given 5-Year Leases, While Blacks Get 99 Years

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe continues to tighten the screws on the remaining white farmers as government has come up with a potentially discriminatory policy which limits their leases to just five years while black counterparts will enjoy 99…

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe continues to tighten the screws on the remaining white farmers as government has come up with a potentially discriminatory policy which limits their leases to just five years while black counterparts will enjoy 99-year long leases.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe