Bid War Over 2017 Election Supplies – NEC, PPCC Differ Over Legitimate Bid Winner

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -There’s an ongoing scuffle between the National Elections Commission (NEC) and the Public Procurement Concession Commission (PPCC) over the awarding of pre-packed elections materials contract to a company which the PPCC beli…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -There's an ongoing scuffle between the National Elections Commission (NEC) and the Public Procurement Concession Commission (PPCC) over the awarding of pre-packed elections materials contract to a company which the PPCC believes didn't win the bid.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Inter-Religious Council, Unmil Intervene in Legislature-Supreme Court Ruckus

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has reliably learned from a high placed source closed to the Supreme Court that it is willing to dialogue with lawmakers pressing for the impeachment of three Associate Justices accused of usurping the functi…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -FrontPageAfrica has reliably learned from a high placed source closed to the Supreme Court that it is willing to dialogue with lawmakers pressing for the impeachment of three Associate Justices accused of usurping the function of the Legislature in the recent Code of Conduct ruling by the high court.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Stepping Up Male Circumcision to Fight HIV

[Deutsche Welle] Male circumcision is said to reduce a man’s risk of contracting HIV by 60 percent. Uganda is making an effort to revive these procedures, which recently went into decline. Frank Yiga reports from Kampala.

[Deutsche Welle] Male circumcision is said to reduce a man's risk of contracting HIV by 60 percent. Uganda is making an effort to revive these procedures, which recently went into decline. Frank Yiga reports from Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

George Weah Pays Courtesy Visit to Ecowas Chair Faure Gnassingbé

[FrontPageAfrica] Lome -Montserrado County Senator George Manneh Weah and Standard Bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change, CDC, Tuesday August 15, 2017, paid a courtesy visit on the President of Togo and current Chair of ECOWAS, His Excellency, Hon. Faure Gnassingbé, at the Presidential palace in Lome, Togo.

[FrontPageAfrica] Lome -Montserrado County Senator George Manneh Weah and Standard Bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change, CDC, Tuesday August 15, 2017, paid a courtesy visit on the President of Togo and current Chair of ECOWAS, His Excellency, Hon. Faure Gnassingbé, at the Presidential palace in Lome, Togo.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Presidential Candidates Unlikely to Attend Debate On August 17

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberian presidential debate is expected that begin this week with six political parties listed to partake but all of them aren’t sure of attending.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberian presidential debate is expected that begin this week with six political parties listed to partake but all of them aren't sure of attending.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Water and Sanitation On Dam Levels in Mpumalanga

[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) would like to urge and encourage communities to continue and intensify their water conservation practices and initiatives as dam levels continue on a downward trend. With the lack of rain during…

[Govt of SA] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) would like to urge and encourage communities to continue and intensify their water conservation practices and initiatives as dam levels continue on a downward trend. With the lack of rain during this dry season, it is crucial that we all intensify our water conservation behavior and actions and play our role in the water security for the benefit of all.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Reporter’s Parliamentary Notebook – a Tough Day in the Factional Trenches

[Daily Maverick] The claws came out across the parliamentary precinct on Tuesday. SAPS and Hawks generals received a snotklap from the police committee, which sent the SAPS packing for not submitting anti-gang strategy documents in good time and then s…

[Daily Maverick] The claws came out across the parliamentary precinct on Tuesday. SAPS and Hawks generals received a snotklap from the police committee, which sent the SAPS packing for not submitting anti-gang strategy documents in good time and then stopped the acting, acting Hawks head's presentation after he said: "We are not winning the war (against crime)." And the ANC proved it was at war with itself when five of its MPs boycotted the public services and administration committee, demanding action against its outspoke

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zama Zamas Demand Mining Permits From Minerals Minister Mosebenzi Zwane

[Daily Maverick] Illegal miners, organised under the banner of Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA), took to the streets of Pretoria on Tuesday and marched on the Department of Minerals Resources to deliver a memorandum demanding the sc…

[Daily Maverick] Illegal miners, organised under the banner of Mining Affected Communities United in Action (MACUA), took to the streets of Pretoria on Tuesday and marched on the Department of Minerals Resources to deliver a memorandum demanding the scrapping of the Mineral And Petroleum Resources Development Act and to decriminalise zama zamas. By ORATENG LEPODISE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

32 000 HIV Positive Adolescents Benefit From Programme

[263Chat] More than 32 000 children, adolescents and young people living with HIV are currently benefiting from Africaid’s Zvandiri programme – rolled out through a combination of support groups, community outreach and child and adolescent friendly cli…

[263Chat] More than 32 000 children, adolescents and young people living with HIV are currently benefiting from Africaid's Zvandiri programme - rolled out through a combination of support groups, community outreach and child and adolescent friendly clinics across the country's 10 provinces.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe