Coalition Talks No Walk in the Park – Biti

[New Zimbabwe] People’s Democratic Party leader, Tendai Biti, has said grand coalition talks are being surrounded by ‘dura-walls’ which are making the negotiations not “as easy as a walk in the park”.

[New Zimbabwe] People's Democratic Party leader, Tendai Biti, has said grand coalition talks are being surrounded by 'dura-walls' which are making the negotiations not "as easy as a walk in the park".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Overloading Damages Roads’

[Namibian] Overloaded trucks on Namibian roads are contributing to deteriorating road infrastructure, which could cost government billions in maintenance.

[Namibian] Overloaded trucks on Namibian roads are contributing to deteriorating road infrastructure, which could cost government billions in maintenance.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Police Commissioner Chihuri Blasts Roadblock Critics

[New Zimbabwe] ZRP Commissioner General, Augustine Chihuri, has insisted that the numerous police roadblocks were necessary despite calls by the Ministers of Home Affairs and that of Tourism and Hospitality to reduce them.

[New Zimbabwe] ZRP Commissioner General, Augustine Chihuri, has insisted that the numerous police roadblocks were necessary despite calls by the Ministers of Home Affairs and that of Tourism and Hospitality to reduce them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Supreme Court Warns NEC

[Observer] Chief Justice Francis Korkpor yesterday warned authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) not to disqualify any candidate that desires to contest the October 10 presidential and legislative elections because only the Supreme Cour…

[Observer] Chief Justice Francis Korkpor yesterday warned authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) not to disqualify any candidate that desires to contest the October 10 presidential and legislative elections because only the Supreme Court has the sole legal authority to do so.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

How Healthy Is the Global Financial System?

[New Dawn] LONDON – In recent weeks, policymakers on both sides of the Atlantic have affirmed that the financial system is sound and stable. The US Federal Reserve announced in June that all US banks passed its latest annual stress test. And Fed Chair …

[New Dawn] LONDON - In recent weeks, policymakers on both sides of the Atlantic have affirmed that the financial system is sound and stable. The US Federal Reserve announced in June that all US banks passed its latest annual stress test. And Fed Chair Janet Yellen has now suggested that we might not experience another financial crisis "in our lifetimes."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CSA Official Seeks Support for Early Childhood Education

[New Dawn] The Director for Public Relations at the Civil Service Agency (CSA), Moses Owen Browne, is calling on government to provide more support for early childhood education in Liberia. Serving as guest speaker at the formal closing of the Excellen…

[New Dawn] The Director for Public Relations at the Civil Service Agency (CSA), Moses Owen Browne, is calling on government to provide more support for early childhood education in Liberia. Serving as guest speaker at the formal closing of the Excellent Learning Foundation Academy (ELFA) in Monrovia over the weekend, Mr. Browne emphasizes that literacy for every child is a must in the country and needs urgent attention from government.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia