Death Row Inmates Lose Execution Challenge

[The Herald] Fourteen condemned prisoners who complained of overstaying on death row, have lost their bid to nullify the death sentences imposed on them after the Constitutional Court threw out their application. The inmates, who have spent between fou…

[The Herald] Fourteen condemned prisoners who complained of overstaying on death row, have lost their bid to nullify the death sentences imposed on them after the Constitutional Court threw out their application. The inmates, who have spent between four and 18 years awaiting their execution, approached the Constitutional Court challenging their pending execution. They argued that the length of their stay on the death row was an affront to their human dignity, freedom from torture, inhuman or degrading treatment or puni

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

FG Launches New Immigration Policy Targeting Terrorists, Foreign Herdsmen

[This Day] The federal government has unveiled a new immigration policy known as “Immigration Regulations 2017” to check the entry of terrorists and other trans-border criminals into the country.

[This Day] The federal government has unveiled a new immigration policy known as "Immigration Regulations 2017" to check the entry of terrorists and other trans-border criminals into the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Protesters Besiege Amnesty International’s Office, Give It 24 Hours to Leave Nigeria

[This Day] Abuja -Protesters under the umbrella of Global Peace and Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) yesterday besieged the office of Amnesty International (AI) in Abuja, where it demanded that the international rights group should vacate the country within 2…

[This Day] Abuja -Protesters under the umbrella of Global Peace and Rescue Initiative (GOPRI) yesterday besieged the office of Amnesty International (AI) in Abuja, where it demanded that the international rights group should vacate the country within 24 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rigging Claims – Opposition Demoralises Own Supporters

[The Herald] In Zimbabwe’s harmonised elections in 2013, 6,4 million people were registered to vote, but only 3,4 million did actually vote. This means that nearly half of the people that were registered to vote did not bother to do so. There are many …

[The Herald] In Zimbabwe's harmonised elections in 2013, 6,4 million people were registered to vote, but only 3,4 million did actually vote. This means that nearly half of the people that were registered to vote did not bother to do so. There are many different reasons for this, but there is one we are going to address this week. We will argue that efforts by the opposition to discredit elections by labelling them as "rigged" before they even take place are causing voter apathy among their own voters.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Commission for the Fight Against Genocide, Survivors Welcome Vatican Talks

[New Times] Ibuka, the umbrella body of organisations representing Genocide survivors, has thanked President Paul Kagame for initiating the dialogue with the Vatican.

[New Times] Ibuka, the umbrella body of organisations representing Genocide survivors, has thanked President Paul Kagame for initiating the dialogue with the Vatican.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Super Eagles Stars Arrive London for Senegal, Burkina Faso Friendlies

[Premium Times] Invited Super Eagles players for the friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso are already arriving in their numbers at the London camp of the national team.

[Premium Times] Invited Super Eagles players for the friendly games against Senegal and Burkina Faso are already arriving in their numbers at the London camp of the national team.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Court to Rule On Nnamdi Kanu’s Bail Application April 25

[This Day] Abuja -The Abuja division of the Federal High Court hearing the case of alleged treasonable felony against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others has fixed April 25 to decide whether it would grant…

[This Day] Abuja -The Abuja division of the Federal High Court hearing the case of alleged treasonable felony against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others has fixed April 25 to decide whether it would grant a fresh application for bail presented before it by the defendants.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria