Gambians Vote in First Post-Jammeh Parliamentary Poll

[Al Jazeera] Voters in The Gambia are casting their ballots in the first election since the departure of long-time leader Yahya Jammeh, with multiple parties poised to enter parliament after 22 years of effective one-party rule.

[Al Jazeera] Voters in The Gambia are casting their ballots in the first election since the departure of long-time leader Yahya Jammeh, with multiple parties poised to enter parliament after 22 years of effective one-party rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nation Holds Historic Poll

[Deutsche Welle] After a shock vote to remove President Yahya Jammeh from power in December, Gambians are now selecting new deputies in parliamentary elections as they press ahead with democratic renewal.

[Deutsche Welle] After a shock vote to remove President Yahya Jammeh from power in December, Gambians are now selecting new deputies in parliamentary elections as they press ahead with democratic renewal.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Bloggers Should Face Incitement Charges – Court

[CPJ] New York -Ethiopia’s Supreme Court today ruled that two bloggers from the Zone 9 collective, previously acquitted of terrorism charges, should be tried instead on charges of inciting violence through their writing.

[CPJ] New York -Ethiopia's Supreme Court today ruled that two bloggers from the Zone 9 collective, previously acquitted of terrorism charges, should be tried instead on charges of inciting violence through their writing.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

‘Felonious Crime’

[New Republic] The plenary of the Liberian Senate has passed into law an Act limiting the acting period of all appointed officials in the absence of Senate confirmation process. The plenary of the Liberian Senate which is the highest decision making bo…

[New Republic] The plenary of the Liberian Senate has passed into law an Act limiting the acting period of all appointed officials in the absence of Senate confirmation process. The plenary of the Liberian Senate which is the highest decision making body of the body reached the decision during regular Tuesday's April 4, 2017 session.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Bloody Day!

[New Republic] EXACTLY 21 YEARS AGO, MONROVIA WITNESSED ONE OF THE UNFORGETABLY BLOODIEST MOMENTS OF THE CIVIL WAR WHEN FORCES LOYAL TO THE NATIONAL PATRIOTIC FRONT OF LIBERIA (NPFL) OF CHARLES TAYLOR AND THE UNITED LIBERATION MOVEMENT (ULIMO-J), GEN. …

[New Republic] EXACTLY 21 YEARS AGO, MONROVIA WITNESSED ONE OF THE UNFORGETABLY BLOODIEST MOMENTS OF THE CIVIL WAR WHEN FORCES LOYAL TO THE NATIONAL PATRIOTIC FRONT OF LIBERIA (NPFL) OF CHARLES TAYLOR AND THE UNITED LIBERATION MOVEMENT (ULIMO-J), GEN. ROOSEVELT JOHNSON (DECEASED) LOCKED INTO FIERCE GUN BATTLE IN THE HEART OF SINKOR BEFORE IT CASCADED TO THE REST OF MONROVIA, COWARDING RESIDENTS INTO TREPIDATION WHILE OTHERS FLED INTO SAFETY. ON THIS, APRIL 6, 1996:

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ombudsmen Must Be Examined

[New Republic] Former Solicitor General of Liberia, Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe has rallied the Liberian Senate and the public not to leave any stone unturned in vigorously examining those nominated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the office of Ombudsman.

[New Republic] Former Solicitor General of Liberia, Cllr. Tiawan Gongloe has rallied the Liberian Senate and the public not to leave any stone unturned in vigorously examining those nominated by President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to the office of Ombudsman.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Court Detains Isis-Linked Suspects for 15 Days

[Nation] Two suspects believed to be terrorists affiliated to international terror groups through hacking computer systems of key installation, agencies and telecommunication service providers will remain in custody for 15 days.

[Nation] Two suspects believed to be terrorists affiliated to international terror groups through hacking computer systems of key installation, agencies and telecommunication service providers will remain in custody for 15 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Encouraging Gains in HEP Amid Some Challenges

[Ethiopian Herald] The government has been working exhaustively in a bid to transform the socio-economic situation of the country that its various interventions have improved the health service delivery and witnessing tangible achievements despite outs…

[Ethiopian Herald] The government has been working exhaustively in a bid to transform the socio-economic situation of the country that its various interventions have improved the health service delivery and witnessing tangible achievements despite outstanding challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia