Inches Closer to Hybrid Court on Conflict’s Four-year Anniversary

[VOA] A court to try alleged war criminals in South Sudan’s conflict was one step closer to reality Friday, the fourth anniversary of the day hostilities began.

[VOA] A court to try alleged war criminals in South Sudan's conflict was one step closer to reality Friday, the fourth anniversary of the day hostilities began.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Six Parties to Boycott By-Elections

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It is now official that six parties will not participate in next month’s by-elections after the National Electoral Commission (NEC) refused to meet them and discuss solutions to irregularities observed during the November civic…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It is now official that six parties will not participate in next month's by-elections after the National Electoral Commission (NEC) refused to meet them and discuss solutions to irregularities observed during the November civic by-elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Policy On Interest Rate Caps Coming Soon – Central Bank

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) is finalising a policy on interest rate caps, The Citizen has learnt. It is part of efforts by the government reduce the cost of credit, which is said to be prohibitively high for many Tanzanians.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Bank of Tanzania (BoT) is finalising a policy on interest rate caps, The Citizen has learnt. It is part of efforts by the government reduce the cost of credit, which is said to be prohibitively high for many Tanzanians.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kapchorwa CID Boss Attacked, Beaten

[Monitor] Police in Kapchorwa District are hunting for suspected thugs who allegedly waylaid the officer in charge criminal Investigation Department (CID) and beat him.

[Monitor] Police in Kapchorwa District are hunting for suspected thugs who allegedly waylaid the officer in charge criminal Investigation Department (CID) and beat him.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tensions as Leaders Meet to Resolve Political Crisis

[VOA] Bissau -As Guinea Bissau’s political elite gather in Nigeria Friday and Saturday in hopes of resolving a two-year-long crisis, residents and activists in the capital are demanding a solution to the political impasse.

[VOA] Bissau -As Guinea Bissau's political elite gather in Nigeria Friday and Saturday in hopes of resolving a two-year-long crisis, residents and activists in the capital are demanding a solution to the political impasse.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau

Candidate Boakai Distances Himself From Sirleaf

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -They started up as two friends from their days in grade school at the College of West Africa (CWA) back in the days. Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her Vice President, Mr. Joseph Nyuma Boakai, were friends even after high sc…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -They started up as two friends from their days in grade school at the College of West Africa (CWA) back in the days. Mrs. Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and her Vice President, Mr. Joseph Nyuma Boakai, were friends even after high school.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Magafuli Hailed for Fighting Corruption, Instilling Good Governance in Civil Servants

[Citizen] Zanzibar Second Vice President Seif Ali Iddi on Monday, December 18, hailed President John Magufuli for fighting against corruption and instilling good governance in civil servants, which has resulted in the improvement of the country’s econo…

[Citizen] Zanzibar Second Vice President Seif Ali Iddi on Monday, December 18, hailed President John Magufuli for fighting against corruption and instilling good governance in civil servants, which has resulted in the improvement of the country's economic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Deflection in Liberty Party Shows Major Slip On Brumskine’s Grip On Party

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberty Party is facing the most difficult challenge in savaging its reputation since the Supreme Court dealt them a major blow by ruling against their argument for a rerun of the first round of voting.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Liberty Party is facing the most difficult challenge in savaging its reputation since the Supreme Court dealt them a major blow by ruling against their argument for a rerun of the first round of voting.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

JPM Wants CCM Leaders to Increase New Members, Create Sources of Income

[Citizen] CCM national chairman John Magufuli has directed new ruling party leaders to focus on increasing new members, creating new sources of income, connecting the government and citizens and behaving with integrity.

[Citizen] CCM national chairman John Magufuli has directed new ruling party leaders to focus on increasing new members, creating new sources of income, connecting the government and citizens and behaving with integrity.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Liberians Must Be Wary of Inconsistent Job-Seeking Politicians

[FrontPageAfrica] SWITCHING POLITICAL LANE has turned out as an acceptable norm in Liberian politics. But the manner and form these politicians switch from one political party to another raises concerns of ideological principles and leaves the creditab…

[FrontPageAfrica] SWITCHING POLITICAL LANE has turned out as an acceptable norm in Liberian politics. But the manner and form these politicians switch from one political party to another raises concerns of ideological principles and leaves the creditability of our body politics in shambles. It also vividly signals the level of inconsistencies embedded in these politicians. It casts doubts over the kind of public officials they would become if their party should assume state power.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia