In Liberia, Separation of Power Takes Political Will and Nod to America

[FrontPageAfrica] President John Kennedy’s appointment of his brother, Robert Kennedy, as attorney general in 1961 set in motion the creation of America’s anti-nepotism law, which became a permanent policy beginning with the next administration.

[FrontPageAfrica] President John Kennedy's appointment of his brother, Robert Kennedy, as attorney general in 1961 set in motion the creation of America's anti-nepotism law, which became a permanent policy beginning with the next administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

CDC, LP in Brutal Clash Over Campaign Venue in Nimba County

[FrontPageAfrica] Sanniquelle -Supporters of the Coalition of Democratic Change (CDC) and Liberty Party (LP) Wednesday clashed in Sanniquelle, Nimba County, September 20, 2017, leaving a trail of destruction, while scores of partisans from both parties…

[FrontPageAfrica] Sanniquelle -Supporters of the Coalition of Democratic Change (CDC) and Liberty Party (LP) Wednesday clashed in Sanniquelle, Nimba County, September 20, 2017, leaving a trail of destruction, while scores of partisans from both parties were injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ensuring the Protection of Populations Who Are Victims of Conflicts in North Kivu, DRC

[Monusco] Civilian populations in this region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo suffer numerous human rights violations, among the most fundamental being the violation of the right to life, the violation of physical integrity, the violation of th…

[Monusco] Civilian populations in this region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo suffer numerous human rights violations, among the most fundamental being the violation of the right to life, the violation of physical integrity, the violation of the right to freedom and safety, and the right to property. Many people in this region live in very perilous conditions since they are caught in the grip of armed groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Monusco Provides English and Computer Skills to FARDC

[Monusco] MONUSCO North Kivu Brigade Commander General HARI B PILLAI and Colonel BAZIL KANUMA of the Operation Sokola 2, have inaugurated, on the 20 September 2017, the first 8 Weeks English and Computer program organized by North Kivu brigade for 10 F…

[Monusco] MONUSCO North Kivu Brigade Commander General HARI B PILLAI and Colonel BAZIL KANUMA of the Operation Sokola 2, have inaugurated, on the 20 September 2017, the first 8 Weeks English and Computer program organized by North Kivu brigade for 10 FARDC Officials of Operation Sokola 2 in HIBI in the outskirts of Goma.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

ANC Road to December – ‘Unity’ Must Not Be Abused for Self-Serving Purposes

[Daily Maverick] If the ANC allows individual ambitions to dominate instead of doing what is right come the December elective conference, we will see trouble when it comes to the 2019 general elections.

[Daily Maverick] If the ANC allows individual ambitions to dominate instead of doing what is right come the December elective conference, we will see trouble when it comes to the 2019 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Labour Federation Lays Charges Against Metrorail With Cape Town Police

[GroundUp] On Thursday, Tony Ehrenreich, Western Cape Provincial Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), laid charges against Metrorail at Cape Town Central Police Station. At issue is the worsening situation of train transpor…

[GroundUp] On Thursday, Tony Ehrenreich, Western Cape Provincial Secretary of the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU), laid charges against Metrorail at Cape Town Central Police Station. At issue is the worsening situation of train transport over the past 10 years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Khayelitsha – Where’s the Weakest Link?

[Daily Maverick] Three years after the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry, the office of the Western Cape Premier said it was satisfied with the progress it was making in turning things around. But the activists who set the ball rolling are not so sure….

[Daily Maverick] Three years after the Khayelitsha Commission of Inquiry, the office of the Western Cape Premier said it was satisfied with the progress it was making in turning things around. But the activists who set the ball rolling are not so sure. They say the National Ministry of Police is not coming to the party, limiting the capacity of others to keep making improvements. The matter will be heard in the Equality Court in November. By MARELISE VAN DER MERWE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Trainspotter – The End of Law, the End of Democracy

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma, hounded by 783 corruption charges and saved by the immunity conferred on him by his office, will do anything to stay out of jail. South Africa’s fate depends on how this existential nightmare is resolved. This cou…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma, hounded by 783 corruption charges and saved by the immunity conferred on him by his office, will do anything to stay out of jail. South Africa's fate depends on how this existential nightmare is resolved. This country is always five minutes to midnight. Another minute is about to tick by. RICHARD POPLAK watches the clock.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MEC Faith Mazibuko Opens Evaton North Community Library, 22 Sept

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Faith Mazibuko will officially open the Evaton North community library on Friday, 22 September 2017. The library will be transferred to the Emfuleni Local Municipality ahead of offic…

[Govt of SA] The Gauteng MEC for Sport, Arts, Culture and Recreation, Faith Mazibuko will officially open the Evaton North community library on Friday, 22 September 2017. The library will be transferred to the Emfuleni Local Municipality ahead of officially beginning operations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Early Bird Surry Leads At St Francis Links

[News24Wire] England’s Steve Surry got a little carried away with his birdie putt on the final hole in the first round on Thursday of the Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links, but he still carded an eight-under-par 64 to lead.

[News24Wire] England's Steve Surry got a little carried away with his birdie putt on the final hole in the first round on Thursday of the Origins of Golf event at St Francis Links, but he still carded an eight-under-par 64 to lead.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa