Nasa, Police Set for Clash in Nairobi Over Raila Odinga Party and Rally

[Nation] The National Super Alliance and the police appear set for a clash after the opposition vowed to defy an order barring them from holding a public rally in the capital Nairobi.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance and the police appear set for a clash after the opposition vowed to defy an order barring them from holding a public rally in the capital Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Country Needs Bold Alternatives, Not This Dumpster Fire of Failed Interventions

[IRIN] Mijale -Nicki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, did not mince her words. “We are not waiting anymore. We need to see a change,” she announced after meeting South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir on a visit to Juba last month. “We have lost trust i…

[IRIN] Mijale -Nicki Haley, the US ambassador to the UN, did not mince her words. "We are not waiting anymore. We need to see a change," she announced after meeting South Sudan's President Salva Kiir on a visit to Juba last month. "We have lost trust in the government."

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Messengers of Peace – Dialogue Among Peace Messengers: Standstill Elections-Part 1

[Observer] The dialogue on our street corners, in our homes, office spaces, market places, stores and schools is that of a standstill Presidential election. Opinions and views are divided; arguments on who is or what is right and what would happen are …

[Observer] The dialogue on our street corners, in our homes, office spaces, market places, stores and schools is that of a standstill Presidential election. Opinions and views are divided; arguments on who is or what is right and what would happen are heated up. Everyone is tense and tend to look at the present political impasse from their respective political prism based on their political affiliations.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senate Appoints Special Committee to Resolve Election Impasse

[Observer] The Senate has appointed a special committee headed by Pro Temp Armah Zolu Jallah to help find an amicable resolution to the current political impasse resulting from the October 10 presidential and legislative elections.

[Observer] The Senate has appointed a special committee headed by Pro Temp Armah Zolu Jallah to help find an amicable resolution to the current political impasse resulting from the October 10 presidential and legislative elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen’s Last ‘Assault’ – Unceremonious Departure!

[Observer] In a nationwide address, worried but weary, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf declared our democracy was “under assault.” Without naming the assaulter(s), events after the October 10, 2017 general and presidential elections could lead to clues…

[Observer] In a nationwide address, worried but weary, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf declared our democracy was "under assault." Without naming the assaulter(s), events after the October 10, 2017 general and presidential elections could lead to clues about who the presumed 'assaulters' are in our current political adventure. Our president is good at words. Her speech writers find words and describe her failures and intentions.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Election Standoff Tops LMD Media Forum

[Observer] The standoff in the October 10 presidential and legislative elections topped questions raised at the recent one-day Community Media Forum hosted by authorities of the Liberia Media Development (LMD) in Sanniquellie, Nimba County’s political …

[Observer] The standoff in the October 10 presidential and legislative elections topped questions raised at the recent one-day Community Media Forum hosted by authorities of the Liberia Media Development (LMD) in Sanniquellie, Nimba County's political capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

10 Slovenian Doctors in Nimba to Perform ‘Free Surgery’

[Observer] Ten Slovenian medical doctors are in Nimba County as guests of the Esther and Jereline Medical Center in Ganta to perform ‘free of charge’ hernia surgeries and related cases.

[Observer] Ten Slovenian medical doctors are in Nimba County as guests of the Esther and Jereline Medical Center in Ganta to perform 'free of charge' hernia surgeries and related cases.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Liberians, Regardless Our Personal Circumstances, Are All One People, and Should Stop Inflammatory Language, but Rather Be Ready Always to Help Others in Need

[Observer] As the nation awaits the final outcome of the ongoing NEC probe into complaints of irregularities and fraud in the October 10 elections, we urge all and sundry to refrain from inflaming the situation any further by throwing taunts, using inc…

[Observer] As the nation awaits the final outcome of the ongoing NEC probe into complaints of irregularities and fraud in the October 10 elections, we urge all and sundry to refrain from inflaming the situation any further by throwing taunts, using inciting language or engaging in acts that provoke confrontation. One such act which has claimed this newspaper's attention is the "that which depicts one group as the so- called "book people" and the "dey ain't know book people."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia