Defective Cameras Stall Voter Registration

[Observer] The Chairman of the National Elections Commission, Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoyah, has expressed frustration with news that several of the cameras that are being used in the ongoing voter registration (VR) exercise are defective.

[Observer] The Chairman of the National Elections Commission, Cllr. Jerome G. Korkoyah, has expressed frustration with news that several of the cameras that are being used in the ongoing voter registration (VR) exercise are defective.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Cancer Burden That Dar Carries

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A new database shows that Dar es Salaam carries the biggest burden of cancer compared to any other region in the country. At least 5,529 cancer cases were recorded at the Dar es Salaam-based Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) l…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A new database shows that Dar es Salaam carries the biggest burden of cancer compared to any other region in the country. At least 5,529 cancer cases were recorded at the Dar es Salaam-based Ocean Road Cancer Institute (ORCI) last year alone.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Salvage Mission – ANC’s Search for a Rescue Plan in Its Year of Reckoning

[Daily Maverick] Aside from President Jacob Zuma, there are not many people who will claim that all is well in the ANC. The results of last year’s local government elections forced the ANC to confront the possibility that it might lose power in 2019. T…

[Daily Maverick] Aside from President Jacob Zuma, there are not many people who will claim that all is well in the ANC. The results of last year's local government elections forced the ANC to confront the possibility that it might lose power in 2019. There has since been an array of interventions to deal with the crisis. From holding a national consultative conference (NCC), asking the ANC national executive committee (NEC) to step down, forcing Zuma to leave office and giving greater powers to ANC branches, there are plen

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Calls for Investigation into Airways Boss Myeni’s Spending

[DA] The DA will write to the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to request that she launch an investigation into chairperson of the Mhlathuze Water Board, Dudu Myeni’s, flagrant abuse of public funds.

[DA] The DA will write to the Public Protector, Advocate Busisiwe Mkhwebane, to request that she launch an investigation into chairperson of the Mhlathuze Water Board, Dudu Myeni's, flagrant abuse of public funds.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SARS Wars – Raising Discord As Media Spokesman Lodges Complaint Against Communications Head

[Daily Maverick] The air at SARS headquarters in Pretoria is thick with paranoia, intrigue and apparent insult. Not only are staff still being subjected to a Grant Thornton forensic probe, dubbed Project Lion, and aimed at flushing out any potential ir…

[Daily Maverick] The air at SARS headquarters in Pretoria is thick with paranoia, intrigue and apparent insult. Not only are staff still being subjected to a Grant Thornton forensic probe, dubbed Project Lion, and aimed at flushing out any potential irregularities in the SARS modernisation and technology programme implemented between 2007 to 2014, and which covers some of the time Pravin Gordhan was commissioner, but now three senior executives tasked with dealing with media are reportedly at each other's throats. By MARIA

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kahda Police Chief, Soldiers Arrested Over Civilian Death

[Shabelle] The police boss of the remote district of Kahda in Mogadishu Bashir Ali has been arrested, along with his security guards over the death of a civilian during violence.

[Shabelle] The police boss of the remote district of Kahda in Mogadishu Bashir Ali has been arrested, along with his security guards over the death of a civilian during violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Candidates’ Campaign Speeches At Parliament

[Shabelle] The second batch of eight presidential candidates have addressed the parliament Saturday, as the country is moving closer to the poll scheduled for nex Wednesday, February 8.

[Shabelle] The second batch of eight presidential candidates have addressed the parliament Saturday, as the country is moving closer to the poll scheduled for nex Wednesday, February 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia