Sierra Leone:Police Boss Assures Robust Security for 2018 Elections

[Concord] The new Inspector General of Police has assured the public that they are in a position to provide robust security for the conduct of the 2018 multitier elections, adding that his men are ready to put modalities in place to ensure the conduct peaceful, free, fair and credible elections.

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Liberia:Govt Slams ‘Baseless’ Allan White Claims

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberian government has issued a stinging rebuke of Mr. Allan White, the former chief prosecutor of former President Charles Ghankay Taylor, linking the Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf-led government to support to the opposition Coalition for Democratic Change and football legend George Manneh Weah.

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Zimbabwe: Cabinet Reshuffle Bloodbath Looms

[Zimbabwe Independent] President Robert Mugabe’s warning yesterday he will root out internal saboteurs plotting to incite an anti-government uprising brought even closer a long-awaited cabinet reshuffle which will inevitably be driven by the ruling Zanu PF factionalism and succession dynamics, as well as capacity, performance and delivery issues, informed insiders have said.

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South Africa: Political Parties Must Disclose Private Funding – Court Ruling

[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court has ruled that Parliament must amend the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) so that political parties will be compelled to disclose the source of their private funding.

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