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A civic society group is targetting rural areas as part of voter education in Zimbabwe.
The WHO reported the number of cases surged to 136 in the week beginning 26 November.
Egypt’s deposed former president in a 2013 speech accused the judiciary of overseeing ‘fraud’ in previous polls.
A gunman opened fire on worshippers and Egyptian security forces stationed outside a Coptic church in a Cairo suburb on Friday and killed at least seven people.
Weah won Tuesday's run-off, according to preliminary results announced on Thursday, with 61.5 percent of the vote based on more than 98 percent of the ballots cast.
Since the station was launched, Bouhdid Belhedi head of the station said he has received more than 4,000 hate messages and threats on social media.
With almost all ballots counted, National Election Commission President Jerome Korkoya said final results would be released on Friday.
Mugabe will have three cars -- Mercedes Benz S500 Series or an equivalent class of sedan, an all-terrain station wagon and a pickup van -- which will be replaced every five years.
The family, four adults and four children younger than 11 have tried to leave Thailand since late October.
The blast, about 130 km south of the Es Sider terminal, cut output by between 70,000 and 100,000 barrels per day according to NOC.
"There was an attack on kitchen staff that were on duty at Ikot Ekpene prison in Akwa Ibom state by some prisoners," said state police spokesman Ogbajie Ogbajie in a statement.
"Over 100 terrorists were killed with several others wounded and their logistic stores destroyed," said general Richard Karemire, the defence ministry spokesman, in a statement.
Chiwenga retired from the military this month. His appointment was expected as a reward for leading a de facto coup in November that ended Robert Mugabe’s 37-year rule.
Ethiopians still fear playing "Jah Yasteseryal" in public, lest they are seen as agitating against the government.
The election commission said people should wait for official counts, which will probably be announced on Thursday.
The attack happened as Ivory Coast was reeling from violence in 2012 caused when Laurent Gbagbo refused to step down after losing presidential polls.
Zimbabwe is racing towards the 2018 polls. The ruling Zanu-PF's candidate is current president Emmerson Mnangagwa.
Voters have chosen a successor to President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who is stepping down after 12 years as Africa's first elected female head of state.
Live footage aired by Roscosmos space corporation showed the spacecraft take off into the night from the freezing launch pad in Kazakhstan.
Waha is an NOC subsidiary working in joint venture with US companies ConocoPhillips, Hess, and Marathon Oil.
As Liberia's most famous son, Weah attracts huge crowds and has a faithful youth following in a country where a fifth of the electorate is aged between 18 and 22.
The three countries have yet to approve a May report on the social and environmental impacts of the dam's construction on downstream countries Sudan and Egypt.
A military ship from the European anti-smuggling operation Sophia also rescued 121 people aboard two other boats, the coastguard said
The violence erupted in Iri Bourgouri near the border with Libya, in the lawless Tibesti region which draws gold-hunters from all around. would like to send you push notifications.
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