Minority Fears Eviction From Ancestral Lands

[CAJ News] Nairobi -MINORITY groups are living in fear of eviction from their ancestral lands in Kenya. This follows the government constituting a task force on the implementation of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights judgment regarding the…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -MINORITY groups are living in fear of eviction from their ancestral lands in Kenya. This follows the government constituting a task force on the implementation of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights judgment regarding the case of the indigenous Ogiek people. The newly-formed government of President Uhuru Kenyatta has failed to consult the community while its task force lacks any Ogiek representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Swakop Murder Accused Denied Bail

[New Era] Swakopmund -Suspected murderer Unaaro Mbemukenga, who has confessed that he killed the 78-year-old Swakopmund resident, Manfred Hartmann, on August 15 at his house will have to remain in jail until next February.

[New Era] Swakopmund -Suspected murderer Unaaro Mbemukenga, who has confessed that he killed the 78-year-old Swakopmund resident, Manfred Hartmann, on August 15 at his house will have to remain in jail until next February.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Oshakati Establishes Low-Income Reception Area

[New Era] Onawa -The Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa has lauded the Oshakati Town Council for setting the trend in establishing a reception area for low-income earners.

[New Era] Onawa -The Minister of Urban and Rural Development Sophia Shaningwa has lauded the Oshakati Town Council for setting the trend in establishing a reception area for low-income earners.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘States Frustrating ICT Expansion’

[Guardian] Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector are worried about the negative attitude of some state governments toward the expansion of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure in their respective states.

[Guardian] Stakeholders in the telecommunications sector are worried about the negative attitude of some state governments toward the expansion of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) infrastructure in their respective states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Krylov Bail Hearing Continues Today

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The Russian marine pilot, 56-year old Alexander Krylov, who is accused of human trafficking, rape and engaging in immoral acts with minors under the age of 16, had his bail hearing remanded until today in order for his lawyer to a…

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The Russian marine pilot, 56-year old Alexander Krylov, who is accused of human trafficking, rape and engaging in immoral acts with minors under the age of 16, had his bail hearing remanded until today in order for his lawyer to ascertain the grounds on which the State is opposing his bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

IGAD Delegates in Sudan for Free Movement Talks

[East African] Delegates from the regional Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) are meeting in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to discuss the protocol on the free movement of people.

[East African] Delegates from the regional Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) are meeting in the Sudanese capital Khartoum to discuss the protocol on the free movement of people.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ninja’s Murder Accomplice Wants to Appeal Sentence

[New Era] Windhoek -One of the co-accused of the infamous robber and murderer Paulus Shimweefeleni – also known as ‘Ninja’ – who was sentenced to life imprisonment, plus 20 years, for murder and robbery in 1999 wants the High Court to grant him leave t…

[New Era] Windhoek -One of the co-accused of the infamous robber and murderer Paulus Shimweefeleni - also known as 'Ninja' - who was sentenced to life imprisonment, plus 20 years, for murder and robbery in 1999 wants the High Court to grant him leave to appeal to the Supreme Court against his conviction and sentence.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Farmers Can’t Fight Desertification Alone

[IRIN] When Abbas Gandi lost a large portion of his crops to the combined ravages of desertification and drought a few years ago, he was so disillusioned he considered abandoning his 10-hectare farmland.

[IRIN] When Abbas Gandi lost a large portion of his crops to the combined ravages of desertification and drought a few years ago, he was so disillusioned he considered abandoning his 10-hectare farmland.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria