Dissolve LACC – Presidential Aspirant Recommends

[New Republic] A presidential hopeful in the pending general and presidential elections has recommends the dissolution of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) because it is weak and ineffective in carry out its statutory mandate.

[New Republic] A presidential hopeful in the pending general and presidential elections has recommends the dissolution of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) because it is weak and ineffective in carry out its statutory mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Puntland Children Face Execution

[AI London] The authorities in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region must immediately halt plans to execute two boys sentenced to death by a military tribunal in February for their alleged role in the armed group Al-Shabaab’s killing of three senio…

[AI London] The authorities in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region must immediately halt plans to execute two boys sentenced to death by a military tribunal in February for their alleged role in the armed group Al-Shabaab's killing of three senior administration officials, said Amnesty International.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Europe to Observe Kenyan, but Not Rwandan, Polls

[East African] The contrast in elections in Rwanda and Kenya, which both go to the polls in August, has come to the fore with the European Union saying it will not send an expert mission to assess the preparedness in Kigali even as it prepares to send …

[East African] The contrast in elections in Rwanda and Kenya, which both go to the polls in August, has come to the fore with the European Union saying it will not send an expert mission to assess the preparedness in Kigali even as it prepares to send one to Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zuma Heckled – Alliance Leaders to Blame, ANC Spokesperson Says

[News24Wire] The African National Congress has blamed alliance leaders’ early pronouncements on leadership preferences as a reason for President Jacob Zuma being booed, heckled and prevented from addressing Cosatu’s main May Day rally in Bloemfontein.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress has blamed alliance leaders' early pronouncements on leadership preferences as a reason for President Jacob Zuma being booed, heckled and prevented from addressing Cosatu's main May Day rally in Bloemfontein.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two Nursing Gunshot Wounds After Bar Fight

[Nation] Two people are nursing serious gunshot wounds at the Lamu King Fahad County Hospital after they were involved in a fight and allegedly shot by a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier.

[Nation] Two people are nursing serious gunshot wounds at the Lamu King Fahad County Hospital after they were involved in a fight and allegedly shot by a Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) soldier.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Labour Congress Demands Huge Hike in Sokoto’s Minimum Pension

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC), has demanded a review of pension to a minimum of N25,000, per month, in Sokoto State, as against the N4,000 being paid for the past 12 years.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Labour Congress ( NLC), has demanded a review of pension to a minimum of N25,000, per month, in Sokoto State, as against the N4,000 being paid for the past 12 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Provincial Detectives Probing Ravensmead Double Murder

[SAPS] Provincial detectives are working around the clock combing for clues following the murder of two people in Ravensmead late yesterday. Two males aged 40 and 23 were shot dead on the corner of Firdale and Douglas streets in Ravensmead. The suspect…

[SAPS] Provincial detectives are working around the clock combing for clues following the murder of two people in Ravensmead late yesterday. Two males aged 40 and 23 were shot dead on the corner of Firdale and Douglas streets in Ravensmead. The suspect/s sped off in a grey Toyota Tazz. Anyone with information that might assist the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or the investigating officer Capt Alfred Barker on 078 312 3173.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa