NEC, Partners Strengthen Electoral Dispute Resolution

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) together with its partners from the United Nations Development Program, European Union, Sweden, Ireland and Canada, beginning this week, are working with key actors to strengthen the capacity of stakeh…

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) together with its partners from the United Nations Development Program, European Union, Sweden, Ireland and Canada, beginning this week, are working with key actors to strengthen the capacity of stakeholders in the area of election dispute resolution.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Maina, Jebet to Defend Mombasa Marathon Titles

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Paul Maina and Nancy Jebet will be out to defend their titles when the 34th edition of the Safaricom Mombasa International Marathon will be held on Sunday in the coastal city.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Paul Maina and Nancy Jebet will be out to defend their titles when the 34th edition of the Safaricom Mombasa International Marathon will be held on Sunday in the coastal city.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ellen Dispels Notion of Living in Fear After Tenure

[Observer] Amid rumors that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is seeking immunity from prosecution for alleged corruption and for cracking down on her political opponents with the introduction of the Presidential Transition Act at the end of her tenure, …

[Observer] Amid rumors that President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is seeking immunity from prosecution for alleged corruption and for cracking down on her political opponents with the introduction of the Presidential Transition Act at the end of her tenure, she has declared that she does not need such protection from any authority.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Prez Sirleaf Bids UN an Emotional Farewell

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf yesterday delivered an emotionally charged farewell address to colleagues and members of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) who convened to commemorate its 72nd conference, urging the international body not to for…

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf yesterday delivered an emotionally charged farewell address to colleagues and members of the UN General Assembly (UNGA) who convened to commemorate its 72nd conference, urging the international body not to forget Liberia that it has tremendously helped to shape.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Omokri – Lai Mohammed, Leave Jonathan Out of Your ‘Tales By Moonlight’ On Ipob

[This Day] Former Special Assistant to ex- President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Mr. Reno Omokri, has advised the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, to leave the former president out of his ‘tales by moonlight’ on the Indigenous…

[This Day] Former Special Assistant to ex- President Goodluck Jonathan on New Media, Mr. Reno Omokri, has advised the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, to leave the former president out of his 'tales by moonlight' on the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), and concentrate on his job as information minister and not minister for propaganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

China’s Presence in Africa – a Curse or Blessing?

[Business Day] China has gradually taken over the Ghanaian markets and other parts of Africa with a primary focus on the textiles industry where the growth of its exports constitutes a double agony.

[Business Day] China has gradually taken over the Ghanaian markets and other parts of Africa with a primary focus on the textiles industry where the growth of its exports constitutes a double agony.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Govt Flip-Flops On Anti-Genocide Motion

[Namibian] International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah yesterday said Namibia did not vote against the anti-genocide motion last Friday at the United Nations, but against the procedure involved.

[Namibian] International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah yesterday said Namibia did not vote against the anti-genocide motion last Friday at the United Nations, but against the procedure involved.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Boks Send Sos to Louw, Pick Uncapped Sharks Duo

[News24Wire] Experienced flank Francois Louw and the uncapped Sharks duo of S’busiso Nkosi (wing) and Louis Schreuder (scrumhalf) were on Wednesday included in the Springbok squad for the two remaining home matches of the 2017 Rugby Championship.

[News24Wire] Experienced flank Francois Louw and the uncapped Sharks duo of S'busiso Nkosi (wing) and Louis Schreuder (scrumhalf) were on Wednesday included in the Springbok squad for the two remaining home matches of the 2017 Rugby Championship.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa