Campaign Financing Fears Loom

[Observer] Forerunners in the upcoming general and presidential elections have been involved in what could be described as a “showdown of financial strength” as fleets of vehicles that cost hundreds of thousands of United States dollar are being showca…

[Observer] Forerunners in the upcoming general and presidential elections have been involved in what could be described as a "showdown of financial strength" as fleets of vehicles that cost hundreds of thousands of United States dollar are being showcased in Monrovia. However, the sources of the funds for these fleets, remain undisclosed--a worrisome trend for Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

NPP Endorses Rev. Duo

[Observer] The National Patriotic Party (NPP) has endorsed the candidacy of representative aspirant Rev. Tenial Watta Duo to contest the lone seat of Montserrado District #12 in the upcoming October polls.

[Observer] The National Patriotic Party (NPP) has endorsed the candidacy of representative aspirant Rev. Tenial Watta Duo to contest the lone seat of Montserrado District #12 in the upcoming October polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Lamido Insists On Being Tried By Justice Ademola

[Daily Trust] Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to transfer the money laundering allegations against him to Justice Adeniyi Ademola’s court.

[Daily Trust] Former governor of Jigawa State, Sule Lamido has asked a Federal High Court in Abuja to transfer the money laundering allegations against him to Justice Adeniyi Ademola's court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidency – Buhari Won’t Approve Humiliation of Journalists

[This Day] Abuja -The presidency on Tuesday dismissed the attribution of the expulsion of The Punch reporter, Lekan Adetayo, from the Villa on Monday, by The Guardian to the personality of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the president would never ap…

[This Day] Abuja -The presidency on Tuesday dismissed the attribution of the expulsion of The Punch reporter, Lekan Adetayo, from the Villa on Monday, by The Guardian to the personality of President Muhammadu Buhari, saying the president would never approve the oppression of any journalist.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Minister Senzeni Zokwana On Sun Farming Technology

[Govt of SA] Minister Senzeni Zokwana yesterday called for a partnership between government, higher learning institutions and the business. Zokwana visited the SUNfarming project at the North West University in Potchefstroom.

[Govt of SA] Minister Senzeni Zokwana yesterday called for a partnership between government, higher learning institutions and the business. Zokwana visited the SUNfarming project at the North West University in Potchefstroom.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Koroma Hosts Gambian Counterpart Adama Barrow

[Sierra Leone Government] Gambian President Adama Barrow arrived in Freetown last evening for a two-day working visit from Wednesday 26 April to Thursday, 27 April, 2017. This is President Barrow’s first visit to Sierra Leone since assuming the mantle …

[Sierra Leone Government] Gambian President Adama Barrow arrived in Freetown last evening for a two-day working visit from Wednesday 26 April to Thursday, 27 April, 2017. This is President Barrow's first visit to Sierra Leone since assuming the mantle as President of the Republic of The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Trade Unions On Labour Rights Awareness Drive

[Nyasa Times] Trade Unions in Malawi are championing a labour rights awareness programme to advocate for improvement of working conditions and policies as well as creating knowledge about workers’ rights.

[Nyasa Times] Trade Unions in Malawi are championing a labour rights awareness programme to advocate for improvement of working conditions and policies as well as creating knowledge about workers' rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mysterious Deaths ‘Not From Ebola’

[Observer] Authorities at the Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday reported that results of the initial tests conducted by investigators on specimen from the seven persons that died on Tuesday in Greenville, Sinoe County, ruled out Ebola virus disease (E…

[Observer] Authorities at the Ministry of Health (MoH) yesterday reported that results of the initial tests conducted by investigators on specimen from the seven persons that died on Tuesday in Greenville, Sinoe County, ruled out Ebola virus disease (EVD) as the cause of the deaths.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Social Media Makes Spokespersons’ Tasks More Difficult – Lai Mohammed

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has again accused the social media of aggravating the challenges of government’s media representatives.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, has again accused the social media of aggravating the challenges of government's media representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria