President Johnson-Sirleaf Seeks Tougher Punishment for Power Theft

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Power theft is becoming the order of the day as the Government of Liberia strives to restore a broken system that has not recovered from its pre-war status where electricity was available and cheaper for all to afford in the…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Power theft is becoming the order of the day as the Government of Liberia strives to restore a broken system that has not recovered from its pre-war status where electricity was available and cheaper for all to afford in their homes.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Will Swearing in of President-Elect At Dakar Embassy Be Legal?

[RFI] Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow is expected to be sworn-in to office on Thursday at the Gambian embassy in the Senegalese capital Dakar, according to a spokesperson. The inauguration had been expected to take place in the Gambian capital Ba…

[RFI] Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow is expected to be sworn-in to office on Thursday at the Gambian embassy in the Senegalese capital Dakar, according to a spokesperson. The inauguration had been expected to take place in the Gambian capital Banjul, however the venue was changed due to President Yahya Jammeh's refusal to step down and the failure to solve the political impasse. Holding a swearing in ceremony at an embassy in a foreign country is an unusual step, but does it undermine the legal validity o

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Increasing Exchange Rate Dumps Economy, Austerity Measures ‘Failing’

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Any Liberian walking downtown the streets of Monrovia or bustling through the crowded Red-light Market in Paynesville City knows pretty well that the country’s economy is in peril.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Any Liberian walking downtown the streets of Monrovia or bustling through the crowded Red-light Market in Paynesville City knows pretty well that the country's economy is in peril.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

‘Diaspora Clergymen Involvement Crucial to 2017 Election’ – Alja

[FrontPageAfrica] Lansdowne -The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas has described the role of Liberian churches at home and abroad in ensuring a smooth political transition in the country this year as extremely critical.

[FrontPageAfrica] Lansdowne -The Association of Liberian Journalists in the Americas has described the role of Liberian churches at home and abroad in ensuring a smooth political transition in the country this year as extremely critical.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Is Judicial Independence A Myth?

[Financial Gazette] PERHAPS, not many statements have undermined the country’s standing on the global stage in terms of the rule of law as much as the ZANU-PF government’s comments in 2002 that it would defy court judgments that it does not like.

[Financial Gazette] PERHAPS, not many statements have undermined the country's standing on the global stage in terms of the rule of law as much as the ZANU-PF government's comments in 2002 that it would defy court judgments that it does not like.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mujuru Is Weak – Kasukuwere

[Financial Gazette] LOCAL Government Minister and ZANU-PF’s national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere (SK) faces a barrage of criticism from within and without his party over the instability in the ruling party, controversy over the allocation o…

[Financial Gazette] LOCAL Government Minister and ZANU-PF's national political commissar, Saviour Kasukuwere (SK) faces a barrage of criticism from within and without his party over the instability in the ruling party, controversy over the allocation of residential land and his alleged meddling in the business of all urban councils. As ZANU-PF's chief campaigner, he is also facing a tricky by-election in Bikita West. Financial Gazette correspondent, Njabulo Ncube (NN), caught up with him to get his views on these and other is

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Capacity Building – a Crucial Element in Suicide Prevention Among Youth

[Government of Mauritius] The importance of capacity building in empowering key stakeholders on youth suicide prevention, suicide risk management and support was the main focus of the message of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Fa…

[Government of Mauritius] The importance of capacity building in empowering key stakeholders on youth suicide prevention, suicide risk management and support was the main focus of the message of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, and Minister of Social Security, National Solidarity and Reform Institutions, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo, this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Refractory Plant Revival Gathers Pace

[The Herald] Tinashe Makichi -Government has short-listed investors for its wholly owned Kwekwe refractory plant after receiving 19 bidders for the project, Mines and Mining Development Permanent Secretary Prof Francis Gudyanga said.

[The Herald] Tinashe Makichi -Government has short-listed investors for its wholly owned Kwekwe refractory plant after receiving 19 bidders for the project, Mines and Mining Development Permanent Secretary Prof Francis Gudyanga said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Touch Rugby in Memory of Wekesa Set for Sunday

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Cup side Homeboyz RFC will hold a touch rugby tournament January 22 at the Jamhuri Showground in memory of prop forward Andrew Wekesa who died on Sunday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Cup side Homeboyz RFC will hold a touch rugby tournament January 22 at the Jamhuri Showground in memory of prop forward Andrew Wekesa who died on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya