Urgent ConCourt Application Filed to Interdict Prosecuting Heads’ Zuma Announcement

[News24Wire] Casac has filed an application to interdict NPA boss Shaun Abrahams from announcing whether former president Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted, pending a Constitutional Court ruling on an appeal in the case.

[News24Wire] Casac has filed an application to interdict NPA boss Shaun Abrahams from announcing whether former president Jacob Zuma will be prosecuted, pending a Constitutional Court ruling on an appeal in the case.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CAF Champions League – Plateau United Lose in Tunisia

[Premium Times] Reigning Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL champions, Plateau United, on Tuesday suffered a 4-2 defeat in their first leg, first round CAF Champions League tie.

[Premium Times] Reigning Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL champions, Plateau United, on Tuesday suffered a 4-2 defeat in their first leg, first round CAF Champions League tie.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Stop Fraudulent Pensions, Saraki Challenges Ex-Governors in Senate

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki has praised the Kwara State House of Assembly for passing a bill to suspend pension and other emoluments to ex-governors and deputies. He also urged other ex-governors who still hold public o…

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate President, Bukola Saraki has praised the Kwara State House of Assembly for passing a bill to suspend pension and other emoluments to ex-governors and deputies. He also urged other ex-governors who still hold public office, especially those in the Senate, to work towards stopping pensions they may be receiving as former governors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Anita Gbeho New UNAMID Deputy Representative

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Anita Kokui Gbeho of Ghana has been appointed the new Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (Unamid), succeeding Bintou Keita of Guinea.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Anita Kokui Gbeho of Ghana has been appointed the new Deputy Joint Special Representative for the African Union-United Nations Hybrid Operation in Darfur (Unamid), succeeding Bintou Keita of Guinea.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Red Cross’ First Aid Distribution in Jebel Marra, Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Golo -The International Committee of the Red Cross has carried out its first distribution of essential household supplies in Golo, Jebel Marra, in more than 10 years. After banning the aid organisation from the region, the government ha…

[Radio Dabanga] Golo -The International Committee of the Red Cross has carried out its first distribution of essential household supplies in Golo, Jebel Marra, in more than 10 years. After banning the aid organisation from the region, the government has allowed Red Cross to resume field activities in Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Lectures Stopped At UKZN’s Pietermarizburg Campus

[GroundUp] Students have stopped classes at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Pietermaritzburg campus. Student Representative Council (SRC) member Xola Mehlomakhulu said students had not received their National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS…

[GroundUp] Students have stopped classes at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN), Pietermaritzburg campus. Student Representative Council (SRC) member Xola Mehlomakhulu said students had not received their National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS) allowances for food and accommodation. He also claimed that post-graduate students were being excluded from the fund and unable to further their studies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Flaring Tensions Could ‘Plunge Kasai Region Into New Violence,’ UN Warns

[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday that ongoing instability in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) poses a grave risk to civilian safety, including for several hundred refugees recently returned there …

[UN News] The United Nations refugee agency warned Tuesday that ongoing instability in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) poses a grave risk to civilian safety, including for several hundred refugees recently returned there from Angola.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Group Warns of Imminent Violence in Ebiraland

[Premium Times] A group, the Ebira Youth Congress (EYC), has warned that Ebiraland in Kogi State could relapse into deep political violence “if nothing sincere and concerted” was done to arrest the current crisis in the land.

[Premium Times] A group, the Ebira Youth Congress (EYC), has warned that Ebiraland in Kogi State could relapse into deep political violence "if nothing sincere and concerted" was done to arrest the current crisis in the land.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oromo Opposition Party Rejects State of Emergency, Says It Will Sue Govt

[Addis Standard] Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), the largest opposition party in Ethiopia led by the recently released Dr. Merera Gudina, says it rejects Ethiopia’s reinstated state of emergency on the basis that it is “unconstitutional” and that it h…

[Addis Standard] Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), the largest opposition party in Ethiopia led by the recently released Dr. Merera Gudina, says it rejects Ethiopia's reinstated state of emergency on the basis that it is "unconstitutional" and that it has no legal merit that necessitated its declaration.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia