Ex-Teacher Delays Murder Trial Over Legal Representation

[News24Wire] The trial of a former teacher and his friend, who are accused of killing a Grade 10 pupil near Mokopane, and then trying to get rid of her head at a taxi rank, has been postponed to Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The trial of a former teacher and his friend, who are accused of killing a Grade 10 pupil near Mokopane, and then trying to get rid of her head at a taxi rank, has been postponed to Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Flush Only If ‘Absolutely’ Necessary – City of Cape Town

[News24Wire] The drought crisis in Cape Town has reached its most critical level to date and the city is now urging residents to spend no more than two minutes in the shower and only flush the toilet “when absolutely necessary”.

[News24Wire] The drought crisis in Cape Town has reached its most critical level to date and the city is now urging residents to spend no more than two minutes in the shower and only flush the toilet "when absolutely necessary".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mixed Reactions Follow Lagos APC Councillorship Primaries

[Premium Times] The councillorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the upcoming local council polls in Lagos emerged in many areas on Monday, but disagreements led to postponement in some areas.

[Premium Times] The councillorship candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the upcoming local council polls in Lagos emerged in many areas on Monday, but disagreements led to postponement in some areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Security Forces Must Avoid Repression of Biafra Day Protests – Amnesty International

[Premium Times] The Nigerian security forces must exercise restraint when policing demonstrations marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Biafra War on May 30, and avoid a repetition of the bloodbath caused by their heavy-handed response last ye…

[Premium Times] The Nigerian security forces must exercise restraint when policing demonstrations marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Biafra War on May 30, and avoid a repetition of the bloodbath caused by their heavy-handed response last year when more than 60 people were gunned down, said Amnesty International today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NGO Welcomes New Supreme Court of Appeal President

[News24Wire] The appointment of Justice Mandisa Maya as Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) president will help strengthen South Africa’s constitutional democracy, NGO Casac said on Monday.

[News24Wire] The appointment of Justice Mandisa Maya as Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) president will help strengthen South Africa's constitutional democracy, NGO Casac said on Monday.

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Two Years On, Northern Supporters Await Buhari’s Magic

[Premium Times] He never called himself a revolutionist – he was a former military dictator who imposed draconian laws – but President Muhammadu Buhari electoral campaign in 2014 and 2015 can be described as revolutionary.

[Premium Times] He never called himself a revolutionist - he was a former military dictator who imposed draconian laws - but President Muhammadu Buhari electoral campaign in 2014 and 2015 can be described as revolutionary.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria