Race to Succeed Issack Hassan Kicks Off With Interviews

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The search for the next chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) kicked off on Monday, with interviewees laying emphasis on engagement with politicians and political parties as the critical component …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The search for the next chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) kicked off on Monday, with interviewees laying emphasis on engagement with politicians and political parties as the critical component to holding credible elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gor Beat Stima to Throw Group B Wide Open

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia Youth survived a late surge from Western Stima to win 2-1 and throw Group B of the December Kenyan Premier League under-20 championship wide open with all three teams having three points apiece.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia Youth survived a late surge from Western Stima to win 2-1 and throw Group B of the December Kenyan Premier League under-20 championship wide open with all three teams having three points apiece.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Three to Spend Christmas Behind Bars for Allegedly Assaulting KZN Nurses

[News24Wire] Three men are expected to appear at the KwaDukuza Magistrate’s Court on December 28 for causing mayhem and assaulting staff in KwaDukuza Clinic in KwaZulu-Natal last week.

[News24Wire] Three men are expected to appear at the KwaDukuza Magistrate's Court on December 28 for causing mayhem and assaulting staff in KwaDukuza Clinic in KwaZulu-Natal last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ecowas Names January ’16’ Human Rights Day in Honor of President Sirleaf

[Liberia Govt] Abuja -ECOWAS leaders meeting at the just ended Fiftieth Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government – has named January 16 each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Day in honor of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia.

[Liberia Govt] Abuja -ECOWAS leaders meeting at the just ended Fiftieth Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government - has named January 16 each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Day in honor of President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

In Tunisia, 62,000 Voices Call Out for Justice

[ICTJ] “I hesitated a lot before giving this testimony. But after much debate, I decided that history is not to be written in the palaces.” These were the opening words of Bechir Laabidi’s testimony at the second public hearing organized by Tunisia’s T…

[ICTJ] "I hesitated a lot before giving this testimony. But after much debate, I decided that history is not to be written in the palaces." These were the opening words of Bechir Laabidi's testimony at the second public hearing organized by Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission (TDC). Laabidi, a miner and trade unionist, talked about the torture he and his son endured when detained by security forces during President Ben Ali's regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

President Mahama Reveals Future Plans

[Ghana Star] Outgoing President John Dramani Mahama has revealed that he is going to take a significant break from political activities after his handover in January. This is for him to rest after working so hard for a long time.

[Ghana Star] Outgoing President John Dramani Mahama has revealed that he is going to take a significant break from political activities after his handover in January. This is for him to rest after working so hard for a long time.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

University Says Fulfilling Community Engagement

[Ethiopian Herald] One of the tasks of the country’s public universities is to address major problems of the community in their respective areas through research and community intervention.

[Ethiopian Herald] One of the tasks of the country's public universities is to address major problems of the community in their respective areas through research and community intervention.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia