IEBC Sacks Procurement Boss Over Ballot Tender Delay

[Nation] The electoral commission has fired its procurement director Lawy Aura, accusing him of incompetence that “made operations untenable” ahead of the August General Election.

[Nation] The electoral commission has fired its procurement director Lawy Aura, accusing him of incompetence that "made operations untenable" ahead of the August General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

IEBC Gets 250 Nomination Complaints As Rulings Start

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has received 250 complaints over nomination clearance even as it is set to deliver its first rulings Tuesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has received 250 complaints over nomination clearance even as it is set to deliver its first rulings Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Terrorism Creates Instability

[NEWS] The former Chairman of ECOWAS and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf acknowledged that Terrorism has brought instability to sub-sahara Africa, causing death and destruction to many member states of the Economic Community of West Africa Sta…

[NEWS] The former Chairman of ECOWAS and Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf acknowledged that Terrorism has brought instability to sub-sahara Africa, causing death and destruction to many member states of the Economic Community of West Africa States.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Enumerators Trained for Data Collection

[NEWS] The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has embarked on a one-month data collection exercise in four concession areas within four counties.

[NEWS] The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has embarked on a one-month data collection exercise in four concession areas within four counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S.$526 Million Budget Hearing Begins

[NEWS] Hearing on the 2017/18 US$526.5 million fiscal budget has begun, with revenue generating agencies providing briefing to the Joint Committee on Ways, Means, Finance & Budget and Public Account of the Liberian Legislature in a closed door session.

[NEWS] Hearing on the 2017/18 US$526.5 million fiscal budget has begun, with revenue generating agencies providing briefing to the Joint Committee on Ways, Means, Finance & Budget and Public Account of the Liberian Legislature in a closed door session.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Investigations Continuing At NDS

[NEWS] Investigations are said to be continuing into the recent fire disaster that gutted one of the six warehouses and the Laboratory at the National Drug Service (NDS) situated in the compound of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, a release said.

[NEWS] Investigations are said to be continuing into the recent fire disaster that gutted one of the six warehouses and the Laboratory at the National Drug Service (NDS) situated in the compound of the John F. Kennedy Medical Center, a release said.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Court Grants Bail to Ekweremadu’s Whistle-Blower

[Daily Trust] An Abuja Upper Area Court, sitting in Gudu has granted bail in the sum of N500,000 to Ahmed Echoda, who was arraigned and remanded for allegedly giving false information to the Police about Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu’s guest …

[Daily Trust] An Abuja Upper Area Court, sitting in Gudu has granted bail in the sum of N500,000 to Ahmed Echoda, who was arraigned and remanded for allegedly giving false information to the Police about Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu's guest house.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Seeking Solution for the Diaspora Issue

[Ethiopian Herald] I wrote this piece just to add my voice to the discussion regarding the future of Ethiopian communities in North America and their engagement in national issues. I agree with many of my compatriots who share the idea that the time ha…

[Ethiopian Herald] I wrote this piece just to add my voice to the discussion regarding the future of Ethiopian communities in North America and their engagement in national issues. I agree with many of my compatriots who share the idea that the time has come to seriously look at the issue and come up with solutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

National Football Hero Asegd Tesfaye Dies

[Ethiopian Herald] The funeral of the former national team, St. George, Insurance and Coffee FC player Assegd Tesfaye took place at Sahlitemihret Church yesterday, Monday, in the presence of thousands of football fans.

[Ethiopian Herald] The funeral of the former national team, St. George, Insurance and Coffee FC player Assegd Tesfaye took place at Sahlitemihret Church yesterday, Monday, in the presence of thousands of football fans.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

EAF Discloses Ethiopian Marathon Representatives in London

[Ethiopian Herald] The country’s athletics governing body, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF), has disclosed names of the Ethiopian men’s and women’s marathon representatives in the 16th edition of the World Championship that will be staged in Lo…

[Ethiopian Herald] The country's athletics governing body, the Ethiopian Athletics Federation (EAF), has disclosed names of the Ethiopian men's and women's marathon representatives in the 16th edition of the World Championship that will be staged in London the coming August.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia