Soccer Legend George Weah Aims for Power With Charles Taylor’s Ex-Wife

[Deutsche Welle] Former football star George Weah stirred controversy when he chose ex-wife of war criminal Charles Taylor as his running mate. The presidential candidate gave DW his reasons in an exclusive interview.

[Deutsche Welle] Former football star George Weah stirred controversy when he chose ex-wife of war criminal Charles Taylor as his running mate. The presidential candidate gave DW his reasons in an exclusive interview.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia’s Elections – the Next Test for Democracy

[Premium Times] Ravaged by a 14-year-old civil war and the Ebola epidemic, Liberia is presently reeling with election fever. The air is palpable with excitement as young people dance to music blaring from vans or songs they composed. It is a momentous …

[Premium Times] Ravaged by a 14-year-old civil war and the Ebola epidemic, Liberia is presently reeling with election fever. The air is palpable with excitement as young people dance to music blaring from vans or songs they composed. It is a momentous period. This is the first time a democratically elected president will hand over to another President in post war Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nairobi Cabinet Nominees to Pick Questionnaires Monday

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Assembly has requested nominees to the proposed 10-member Cabinet of Governor Mike Sonko to pick their vetting questionnaires on Monday ahead of the approval hearings set for Wednesday and Thursday next week.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Assembly has requested nominees to the proposed 10-member Cabinet of Governor Mike Sonko to pick their vetting questionnaires on Monday ahead of the approval hearings set for Wednesday and Thursday next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigerian Footballer Accuses Sex Workers of Ripping Him Off

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Nigerian international footballer and Watford forward Isaac Success has reportedly been arrested after a quarrel with four escorts, accusing them of cheating him out of U.S.$2,600, according to The Sun.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Nigerian international footballer and Watford forward Isaac Success has reportedly been arrested after a quarrel with four escorts, accusing them of cheating him out of U.S.$2,600, according to The Sun.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Protestor Shot, Hurt as Others Mowed By Car in Nairobi Nasa Demo

[Capital FM] Nairobi -At least four people sustained injuries a few minutes after the National Super Alliance anti-IEBC demonstration kicked off from Uhuru Park, Nairobi.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -At least four people sustained injuries a few minutes after the National Super Alliance anti-IEBC demonstration kicked off from Uhuru Park, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kolisi’s Post-Match Chat With Sonny Bill

[News24Wire] While the whole of South Africa may have been stunned by the Springboks’ performance against New Zealand at Newlands on Saturday, the All Blacks certainly weren’t.

[News24Wire] While the whole of South Africa may have been stunned by the Springboks' performance against New Zealand at Newlands on Saturday, the All Blacks certainly weren't.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Militants Ambush, Kill Travelers in Northeast – Lawmakers

[VOA] Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in northeastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday.

[VOA] Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in northeastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa