Call to Review Death Penalty for Preacher Convicted of Taxi Driver’s Death

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should cancel a death sentence confirmed by the country’s highest appeals court on April 25, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The sentence followed a trial that violated the defendant’s due proc…

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should cancel a death sentence confirmed by the country's highest appeals court on April 25, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. The sentence followed a trial that violated the defendant's due process rights. If carried out, it would be the ninth execution related to an incident of political violence since the military removed the former president in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Federalism – Best Fit for Ethiopia Amidst Challenges

[Ethiopian Herald] For anyone with a sober and calm reflection about Ethiopia’s political past, its present and future, saving Ethiopia’s Federalism from the sledgehammer of both its architects and its detractors should now be a matter of national urge…

[Ethiopian Herald] For anyone with a sober and calm reflection about Ethiopia's political past, its present and future, saving Ethiopia's Federalism from the sledgehammer of both its architects and its detractors should now be a matter of national urgency. Scholars in the area strongly stressed that Federalism is the best fit for Ethiopia which needs to get further strengthened and protected as it is now at the younger stage.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Tarime Town Chief Suspends Top Official

[Daily News] Tarime -Tarime town council Director Elias Ntiruhungwa has suspended the council’s senior administrative officer, Mwita Laurent Marwa, following allegations of abetting loan defaulters who borrowed money from financial institutions.

[Daily News] Tarime -Tarime town council Director Elias Ntiruhungwa has suspended the council's senior administrative officer, Mwita Laurent Marwa, following allegations of abetting loan defaulters who borrowed money from financial institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ugandans Hit At Minister Anite On Social Media

[Monitor] Just as Ugandans were getting over the sim card registration nightmare and being preoccupied with other concerns such as the Facebook fight with Kenyans, Gen Kale Kayihura’s anticipated return from Turkey and singer Angella Kalule’s video tha…

[Monitor] Just as Ugandans were getting over the sim card registration nightmare and being preoccupied with other concerns such as the Facebook fight with Kenyans, Gen Kale Kayihura's anticipated return from Turkey and singer Angella Kalule's video that went viral, Ms Evelyn Anite, the State Minister of Finance for Investment and Privatisation became fodder for social media. It was alleged that at a UTL blood donation event, she said it is going to be compulsory for Ugandans to own a Uganda Telecom (UTL) line (sim c

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pay Us N720 Billion Subsidy Claims, Petrol Marketers Tell Govt

[Premium Times] The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, has appealed to the federal government to pay the outstanding fuel subsidy claims to its members to pay back their bank loans.

[Premium Times] The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria, MOMAN, has appealed to the federal government to pay the outstanding fuel subsidy claims to its members to pay back their bank loans.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Returning Refugees Could Create New Crisis As Rainy Season Starts – UNHCR

[Premium Times] Nigerian refugees who fled Islamist militants are returning from Cameroon and risk creating a new humanitarian crisis, the head of the UN refugee agency, Filippo Grandi, said on Wednesday.

[Premium Times] Nigerian refugees who fled Islamist militants are returning from Cameroon and risk creating a new humanitarian crisis, the head of the UN refugee agency, Filippo Grandi, said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court to Hear Porn Case Against VJ Junior in July

[Monitor] Kampala -Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has set July 11 for the hearing of a case against a movie translator who is charged with trafficking and trading in pornographic material.

[Monitor] Kampala -Buganda Road Chief Magistrate's Court has set July 11 for the hearing of a case against a movie translator who is charged with trafficking and trading in pornographic material.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Oil Marketers Urge FG to Pay Outstanding Fuel Subsidy Claims

[Vanguard] The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to pay the outstanding fuel subsidy claims to its members to pay back their bank loans.

[Vanguard] The Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) has appealed to the Federal Government to pay the outstanding fuel subsidy claims to its members to pay back their bank loans.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethio-Telecom Corporate Communication Head Abdurahim Ahmed

[Ethiopian Herald] Globally, the development of telecommunication industry is one of the important indicators of social and economic development of a given country. The industry, further than playing a pivotal role in the overall development of all sec…

[Ethiopian Herald] Globally, the development of telecommunication industry is one of the important indicators of social and economic development of a given country. The industry, further than playing a pivotal role in the overall development of all sectors related to social, political and economic affairs, it is very vibrant in its nature of innovation, and distribution.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia