Carter Center Cites Poor Queue Management

[New Dawn] Atlanta – based Carter Center observation mission says ineffective management of queues by workers of the National Elections Commission (NEC) affected the orderly flow of polling in the presidential and representatives elections on Tuesday, …

[New Dawn] Atlanta - based Carter Center observation mission says ineffective management of queues by workers of the National Elections Commission (NEC) affected the orderly flow of polling in the presidential and representatives elections on Tuesday, 10 October.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Businessman Amunyela ‘Team Hage’ Official Campaigner

[New Era] Ongwediva -Northern businessman and political activist, Sigo Amunyela, spit venom at “rowdy” supporters, who are not in agreement with President Hage Geingob’s nomination of his preferred candidates for the top four Swapo position at a recent…

[New Era] Ongwediva -Northern businessman and political activist, Sigo Amunyela, spit venom at "rowdy" supporters, who are not in agreement with President Hage Geingob's nomination of his preferred candidates for the top four Swapo position at a recent politburo.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Fertiliser Crisis Looms

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe is facing a serious fertiliser shortage, amid revelations that an additional US$60 million is required for importation of raw materials to manufacture adequate stocks outside the US$56 million the country recently secure…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimbabwe is facing a serious fertiliser shortage, amid revelations that an additional US$60 million is required for importation of raw materials to manufacture adequate stocks outside the US$56 million the country recently secured through an arrangement with the African Import and Export Bank (Afreximbank), an industry representative has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Education Wage Bill Unsustainable’

[New Era] Windhoek -The wage bill at the education ministry has reached unsustainable levels and the ministry is seized with restructuring measures to assess its staffing needs. For this reason, the ministry has not released the bulletin of teaching va…

[New Era] Windhoek -The wage bill at the education ministry has reached unsustainable levels and the ministry is seized with restructuring measures to assess its staffing needs. For this reason, the ministry has not released the bulletin of teaching vacancies for 2018, Minister of Education, Arts and Culture Katrina Hanse-Himarwa said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Weah’s Impressive Early Lead

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) yesterday announced the first early results of the October 10 presidential elections, which showed Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) taking the early lead.

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) yesterday announced the first early results of the October 10 presidential elections, which showed Senator George Weah of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) taking the early lead.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Central Bank Reschedules Debt Clearance

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has taken a position to delay the settlement of its debts to three international financial institutions (IFIs) until it meets conditions that will enable Harare to access cheap concessional fund…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has taken a position to delay the settlement of its debts to three international financial institutions (IFIs) until it meets conditions that will enable Harare to access cheap concessional funding.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Newly Elected Lawmakers Will Be in Majority

[Observer] Following the October 10 polls, the House of Representatives will by next year welcome a batch of new lawmakers, according to preliminary results authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) have released.

[Observer] Following the October 10 polls, the House of Representatives will by next year welcome a batch of new lawmakers, according to preliminary results authorities of the National Elections Commission (NEC) have released.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

U.S. State Department Statement On Liberia’s Presidential Elections

[FrontPageAfrica] Washington, DC -The United States stands by the people of Liberia in their efforts to continue building their country, its democracy, and its future.

[FrontPageAfrica] Washington, DC -The United States stands by the people of Liberia in their efforts to continue building their country, its democracy, and its future.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Bitcoin Reliance – Central Bank Loses Out On Interest Rates

[Zimbabwe Independent] The increasing reliance on Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency, by Zimbabweans, is disastrous, as the country is losing out on monetary policy interventions, which can be useful when the Reserve Bank has a currency it can control, a leadin…

[Zimbabwe Independent] The increasing reliance on Bitcoin, a cryptocurrency, by Zimbabweans, is disastrous, as the country is losing out on monetary policy interventions, which can be useful when the Reserve Bank has a currency it can control, a leading American academic has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe