UN Chief Commends Peaceful Vote

[New Democrat] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the peaceful conduct of the second round of the presidential election in Liberia, and announced he is sending former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo to support the country in the first peaceful transfer of power from one democratically-elected leader to another in more than 70 years.

[New Democrat] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Wednesday welcomed the peaceful conduct of the second round of the presidential election in Liberia, and announced he is sending former Nigerian leader Olusegun Obasanjo to support the country in the first peaceful transfer of power from one democratically-elected leader to another in more than 70 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Tells Army Not to Retaliate

[East African] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has told the army not to retaliate against rebels in order to honour the latest cessation of hostilities agreement signed last Thursday in Ethiopia.

[East African] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has told the army not to retaliate against rebels in order to honour the latest cessation of hostilities agreement signed last Thursday in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Kenya Power Cuts Large Firms’ Weekend Tariffs By Half

[East African] Kenya Power has cut electricity tariffs for large businesses and manufacturers by half over weekends to entice investors and lower the cost of consumer goods.

[East African] Kenya Power has cut electricity tariffs for large businesses and manufacturers by half over weekends to entice investors and lower the cost of consumer goods.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Health Sector Firms Make Deals Worth Billions

[East African] Kenyan companies in the health sector have this year made a number of deals worth billions of shillings, but some of the deals are expected to be concluded in the New Year. Below are some of the deals.

[East African] Kenyan companies in the health sector have this year made a number of deals worth billions of shillings, but some of the deals are expected to be concluded in the New Year. Below are some of the deals.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fears Over Concession Affect Umeme’s Price

[East African] The share price of Uganda’s power distributor Umeme Ltd has remained flat for the past two months because of speculation on the renewal of the company’s concession agreement with the government.

[East African] The share price of Uganda's power distributor Umeme Ltd has remained flat for the past two months because of speculation on the renewal of the company's concession agreement with the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya