Officials Accused of Manipulating Orthodox Church Leader’s Reappearance

[RFI] Eritrean authorities have stage-managed the first public appearance in 10 years of Patriarch Abune Antonios, rights group Christian Solidarity Worldwide has told RFI. The former head of the country’s Orthodox Church had been under house arrest fo…

[RFI] Eritrean authorities have stage-managed the first public appearance in 10 years of Patriarch Abune Antonios, rights group Christian Solidarity Worldwide has told RFI. The former head of the country's Orthodox Church had been under house arrest for opposing the government's attempts to control one of the country's largest Christian denominations.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

MEC Fikile Xasa Sends Condolences to the Family of Councilor Thozama Njobe

[Govt of SA] COGTA MEC Fikile Xasa has learnt with sadness the cruel murder of Councillor Thozama Njobe of Newtown location, last night. Councillor Njobe was the Speaker of Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality at the time of her death.

[Govt of SA] COGTA MEC Fikile Xasa has learnt with sadness the cruel murder of Councillor Thozama Njobe of Newtown location, last night. Councillor Njobe was the Speaker of Raymond Mhlaba Local Municipality at the time of her death.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Politics of Islam in Mali – Separating Myth From Reality

[ICG] Settling the place of Islam in Mali’s society and politics is a less visible but longer-term challenge to the state than its rebellious north and stalled peace process. The government should work toward a partnership with religious authorities to…

[ICG] Settling the place of Islam in Mali's society and politics is a less visible but longer-term challenge to the state than its rebellious north and stalled peace process. The government should work toward a partnership with religious authorities to enable them to play a stabilising role.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Will a Coroner’s Inquest Be Conducted Regarding Krubally’s Death in Police Custody?

[Foroyaa] The coalition promised to adhere to the four fundamental pillars of governance, that is, democracy, the rule of law, respect for fundamental rights and good governance.

[Foroyaa] The coalition promised to adhere to the four fundamental pillars of governance, that is, democracy, the rule of law, respect for fundamental rights and good governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Corpse From Police Custody Laid to Rest Police Promise to Do Thorough Investigation

[Foroyaa] The body of Lamin Krubally, a 34 year old man who was found dead in a police cell on Wednesday 12 July 2017, was laid to rest yesterday 17 July at the Nemakunku cemetery after a well-attended funeral service conducted in his honour.

[Foroyaa] The body of Lamin Krubally, a 34 year old man who was found dead in a police cell on Wednesday 12 July 2017, was laid to rest yesterday 17 July at the Nemakunku cemetery after a well-attended funeral service conducted in his honour.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia