Bank of Baroda – What Next for the Soon-to-Be Unbanked Guptas?

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, the North Gauteng High Court dismissed Oakbay’s application to stop the Bank of Baroda closing the accounts of about 20 Gupta-owned companies. As things stand now, the Bank of Baroda is due to pull the plug on Gupta accoun…

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, the North Gauteng High Court dismissed Oakbay's application to stop the Bank of Baroda closing the accounts of about 20 Gupta-owned companies. As things stand now, the Bank of Baroda is due to pull the plug on Gupta accounts at the end of September. The judgment may prove a significant nail in the coffin of the Guptas' South African empire. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Parties in ‘Bloody Clash’

[New Dawn] Partisans of the Liberty Party (LP) and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) violently clash here on Wednesday, 20 September, leaving at least two persons reportedly wounded, in what is clearly the first campaign violence ahead of the O…

[New Dawn] Partisans of the Liberty Party (LP) and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) violently clash here on Wednesday, 20 September, leaving at least two persons reportedly wounded, in what is clearly the first campaign violence ahead of the October 10th Presidential and Representatives Elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

By-Elections – Comebacks, Wins and Losses Across the Board

[Daily Maverick] By-elections held on 20 September saw the African National Congress (ANC) fall short in their bid to win a super marginal ward in Gamagara (Kathu area) in the Northern Cape from the Democratic Alliance (DA), while the ANC and DA had co…

[Daily Maverick] By-elections held on 20 September saw the African National Congress (ANC) fall short in their bid to win a super marginal ward in Gamagara (Kathu area) in the Northern Cape from the Democratic Alliance (DA), while the ANC and DA had comfortable holds in two other wards. There was also a strong second place for a faded political party in the City of Cape Town by-election. By WAYNE SUSSMAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Impoverish Bomi County Yearns for Education, Health Facilities

[FrontPageAfrica] Bomi County -When 43-year-old Korto Nyanneh went into labor in March, the traditional birth attendants in Bomi County’s Dewein District, said they couldn’t deliver her twin babies.

[FrontPageAfrica] Bomi County -When 43-year-old Korto Nyanneh went into labor in March, the traditional birth attendants in Bomi County's Dewein District, said they couldn't deliver her twin babies.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberia Revenue Authority Calls for Collective Effort to Curtail Tax Evasion

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Commissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Elfrieda Stewart-Tamba says working together as tax authorities is important to tackle tax evasion activity that is becoming more complex and sophisticated.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Commissioner General of the Liberia Revenue Authority (LRA), Elfrieda Stewart-Tamba says working together as tax authorities is important to tackle tax evasion activity that is becoming more complex and sophisticated.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

6,000 Security Officers to Guard Polling Stations On During Elections

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission says its plan to safeguard the elections includes the deployment of a 6,000 strong force from the country’s security apparatuses to handle any ruckus on elections day, October 10.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The National Elections Commission says its plan to safeguard the elections includes the deployment of a 6,000 strong force from the country's security apparatuses to handle any ruckus on elections day, October 10.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

In Liberia, Separation of Power Takes Political Will and Nod to America

[FrontPageAfrica] President John Kennedy’s appointment of his brother, Robert Kennedy, as attorney general in 1961 set in motion the creation of America’s anti-nepotism law, which became a permanent policy beginning with the next administration.

[FrontPageAfrica] President John Kennedy's appointment of his brother, Robert Kennedy, as attorney general in 1961 set in motion the creation of America's anti-nepotism law, which became a permanent policy beginning with the next administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC, LP in Brutal Clash Over Campaign Venue in Nimba County

[FrontPageAfrica] Sanniquelle -Supporters of the Coalition of Democratic Change (CDC) and Liberty Party (LP) Wednesday clashed in Sanniquelle, Nimba County, September 20, 2017, leaving a trail of destruction, while scores of partisans from both parties…

[FrontPageAfrica] Sanniquelle -Supporters of the Coalition of Democratic Change (CDC) and Liberty Party (LP) Wednesday clashed in Sanniquelle, Nimba County, September 20, 2017, leaving a trail of destruction, while scores of partisans from both parties were injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ensuring the Protection of Populations Who Are Victims of Conflicts in North Kivu, DRC

[Monusco] Civilian populations in this region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo suffer numerous human rights violations, among the most fundamental being the violation of the right to life, the violation of physical integrity, the violation of th…

[Monusco] Civilian populations in this region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo suffer numerous human rights violations, among the most fundamental being the violation of the right to life, the violation of physical integrity, the violation of the right to freedom and safety, and the right to property. Many people in this region live in very perilous conditions since they are caught in the grip of armed groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Monusco Provides English and Computer Skills to FARDC

[Monusco] MONUSCO North Kivu Brigade Commander General HARI B PILLAI and Colonel BAZIL KANUMA of the Operation Sokola 2, have inaugurated, on the 20 September 2017, the first 8 Weeks English and Computer program organized by North Kivu brigade for 10 F…

[Monusco] MONUSCO North Kivu Brigade Commander General HARI B PILLAI and Colonel BAZIL KANUMA of the Operation Sokola 2, have inaugurated, on the 20 September 2017, the first 8 Weeks English and Computer program organized by North Kivu brigade for 10 FARDC Officials of Operation Sokola 2 in HIBI in the outskirts of Goma.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa