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  • Liberia's Supreme Court halts election preparation over fraud accusations

    November 1, 2017 8:20 PM 101

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia’s Supreme Court has halted preparations for next week’s presidential run-off vote between former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who alleged fraud. The decision casts further doubt on the Oct. 10 poll that losing parties say was marred

  • Eritrea opposition: Security forces kill 28 protesters

    November 1, 2017 5:29 PM 140

    Groups raise alarm as security forces open fire on protesting students after government crackdown on Islamic school. Security forces killed at least 28 people in rare protests in the Eritrean capital, an opposition group has claimed, raising concerns from human rights groups and activists. The violence witnessed in demonstrations in Asmara on Tuesday

  • Togo, Guinea leaders mediate deepening Liberia election dispute

    November 1, 2017 4:25 PM 104

    Vice-President Boakai was due to face former international footballer Weah in the November 7 runoff vote. The presidents of Guinea and Togo held mediation talks Wednesday with all sides involved in Liberia's disputed election, following a Supreme Court announcement it would summon the country's electoral commission to explain alleged fraud and irregularities

  • It Is Official! StarTimes Subscribers Can Now Pay As They Watch

    November 1, 2017 3:23 PM 115

    On October 19th, StarTimes announced that it would start pay per day beginning today November 1. This simply mean that all StarTimes subscribers can now watch their favourite channels with just N60 per day and N300 a week on the Nova bouquet. Basic bouquet subscribers are not lft out as they will also enjoy subscription rates as low as N90 per day and N450 per week while

  • Disposable Diapers Market Segmentation And Analysis By Recent Trends, Development And Growth By Trending Regions 2017

    November 1, 2017 3:16 PM 98

    The “Disposable Diapers Market Report” gives a clear understanding of the current market situation which includes of antique and projected upcoming market size based on technological growth, value and volume, projecting cost-effective and leading fundamentals in the Disposable Diapers market. The “Disposable Diapers Market Report” further describes detailed

  • Liberia court orders temporary halt to runoff election prep

    November 1, 2017 3:05 PM 119

    Monrovia - Liberia's Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a temporary halt to preparations for next week's runoff presidential election as it awaits a hearing on complaints alleging voting irregularities. Representatives of the National Election Commission and those who filed complaints should appear before the court on Thursday, the court said in a statement

  • Gunfire as rare protests hit streets of Eritrea's capital

    November 1, 2017 2:00 PM 113

    Addis Ababa - The United States embassy in Asmara has issued a warning about protests and gunfire in the Eritrean capital, though details of the rare bout of unrest remain unclear. Eritrea is one of the world's most repressive countries and demonstrations are uncommon, but the embassy had on Tuesday issued a statement about "gunfire at several locations

  • Lecturers’ in crisis meeting over impending strike

    November 1, 2017 10:51 AM 64

    Officials of the University’s Academic Staff Union (UASU) are currently held up in a closed door meeting to deliberate on the way forward following their move to call for a nationwide strike in all public universities over delayed implementation of the 2014/2017 Collective Bargaining Agreement. The lecturers are accusing the government of being non-committal

  • Rachael Shebesh husband in hospital after shooting himself while cocking his pistol

    November 1, 2017 10:46 AM 71

    Police are investigating an incident in which a licensed gun holder claims he shot himself in the leg during a safety precaution routine in his house along Dennis Pritt Road, Kilimani area in Nairobi. The husband to former Nairobi Woman Representative Rachael Shebesh is said to have shot himself in their house on Tuesday night. Mr Frank Ambundo Shebesh

  • IEBC dismisses 3.5 million votes claimed by NASA

    November 1, 2017 10:32 AM 69

    The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has moved to clear doubts over voters’ data during the just concluded repeat presidential election. According to the data, 5.5 million voters were identified electronically, another 428,043 had their documents searched to prove their eligibility in the exercise while a further 1.6 million were identified