Why Doesn’t Simeon Follow Good Advice?

[Observer] Sometime last year we published an Editorial advising businessman Simeon Freeman to quit politics and concentrate on his business. At the time, he had a virtual monopoly on the distribution of international television networks on the local m…

[Observer] Sometime last year we published an Editorial advising businessman Simeon Freeman to quit politics and concentrate on his business. At the time, he had a virtual monopoly on the distribution of international television networks on the local market, which the Liberian people depended upon to keep abreast of global TV news and entertainment.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Wafula Chebukati Meets Nasa at Night, Claims DP Ruto

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto has sensationally claimed that Wafula Chebukati, chairman of the electoral commission, has been holding night meetings with the opposition.

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto has sensationally claimed that Wafula Chebukati, chairman of the electoral commission, has been holding night meetings with the opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Al Ghurair Likely to Print Ballot Papers for Repeat Election

[Nation] Dubai-based Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing firm will most likely supply ballot papers for the fresh presidential elections set for October 17, despite earlier objections by the Opposition.

[Nation] Dubai-based Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing firm will most likely supply ballot papers for the fresh presidential elections set for October 17, despite earlier objections by the Opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cape Flats Community Keeps Children Safe From Gang Violence

[GroundUp] It’s just after 7:30am on a Thursday and the streets of Wesbank in Blue Downs are abuzz with people heading to work and children of all ages walking to school. Among some of the children walking to Hoofweg Primary School are volunteers weari…

[GroundUp] It's just after 7:30am on a Thursday and the streets of Wesbank in Blue Downs are abuzz with people heading to work and children of all ages walking to school. Among some of the children walking to Hoofweg Primary School are volunteers wearing green reflective bibs with the words Walking Bus Project across the back.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IEBC Retreat to Cool Tempers, Plan Polls

[Nation] The embattled electoral commission will on Sunday retreat to Naivasha to seek a common position at the end of a damaging week in which sharp differences emerged in public ahead of the fresh presidential election next month.

[Nation] The embattled electoral commission will on Sunday retreat to Naivasha to seek a common position at the end of a damaging week in which sharp differences emerged in public ahead of the fresh presidential election next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Battling Kings Face Prop Headache

[News24Wire] The Southern Kings arrived in Johannesburg on Monday morning after a two-week tour of Wales and Ireland to get their debut season in the PRO14 competition underway.

[News24Wire] The Southern Kings arrived in Johannesburg on Monday morning after a two-week tour of Wales and Ireland to get their debut season in the PRO14 competition underway.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa