Court Orders Safe Custody for Kisumu Poll Materials

[Nation] Kisumu High Court has directed the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to secure gubernatorial election materials in a case where former Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma is contesting Prof Anyang’ Nyong’o win.

[Nation] Kisumu High Court has directed the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to secure gubernatorial election materials in a case where former Kisumu Governor Jack Ranguma is contesting Prof Anyang' Nyong'o win.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Akintola – Nigerians, Too Lazy to Hold Their Leaders Accountable

[This Day] A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Adeniyi Akintola who is planning to temporarily drop his successful legal practice to enable him serve the people of Oyo State as governor, contends that Nigeria will be better served if her people work ha…

[This Day] A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Chief Adeniyi Akintola who is planning to temporarily drop his successful legal practice to enable him serve the people of Oyo State as governor, contends that Nigeria will be better served if her people work hard to make their leaders accountable. He spoke with Tobi Soniyi. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

LAZ Condemns Hichilema Attacks on Judiciary

The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has given a rare condemnation of UPND president Hakainde Hichilema for his savage attacks on the judiciary. In a letter dated October 11, 2017 LAZ president Linda Kasonde who has been a sympathizer of … Continued

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The Law Association of Zambia (LAZ) has given a rare condemnation of UPND president Hakainde Hichilema for his savage attacks on the judiciary. In a letter dated October 11, 2017 LAZ president Linda Kasonde who has been a sympathizer of the opposition UPND said that she was concerned with the remarks targeted at some judges by Hichilema. “LAZ strongly condemns the making of any unsubstantiated claims, particularly of corruption against any member of the judiciary. As LAZ advised on several occasions, any member of the public with evidence of corruption against any judicial officer or public servant should lodge a complaint with relevant authorities, such as judicial service complaints commission, together with substantiated evidence,†she stated. In his press briefing on Tuesday Hichilema attacked the judiciary singling out judges Anne Mwewa Sitali, Palan Mulonda and Mungeni Mulenga as corrupt. The post LAZ Condemns Hichilema Attacks on Judiciary appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Leo Burnett Lagos Makes History

[This Day] Following the appearance of a television commercial conceptualised by Leo Burnett Lagos for Heritage Bank in the latest edition of Lurzers Archive, Raheem Akingbolu writes on the significance of the feat for the nation’s creative industry

[This Day] Following the appearance of a television commercial conceptualised by Leo Burnett Lagos for Heritage Bank in the latest edition of Lurzers Archive, Raheem Akingbolu writes on the significance of the feat for the nation's creative industry

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma Expected on Two-Day Visit

South African President Jacob Zuma will be in Zambia on a two day state visit starting on Thursday. As a prelude to the visit foreign affairs minister Harry Kalaba and South African High Commissioner Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addressed the media after … Continued

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South African President Jacob Zuma will be in Zambia on a two day state visit starting on Thursday. As a prelude to the visit foreign affairs minister Harry Kalaba and South African High Commissioner Maite Nkoana-Mashabane addressed the media after the Zambia-South Africa Joint Commission of Cooperation that was held at Pamodzi Hotel. Zuma is expected to officially launch the Oliver Tambo Heritage site in Chelstone. The South African leader will also lay wreaths at the Embassy Park Presidential burial site. This is the second time Zuma is visiting Zambia this year after having officially opened the 2017 Agriculture and Commercial show. The post Zuma Expected on Two-Day Visit appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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PF Youths Petition Speaker to Constitute Medical Board Against Kambwili

Some Patriotic Front youths provided some side entertainment when they handed a petition to parliament questioning the mental faculties of expelled Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili. The youth led by a Munir Zulu demanded that the Speaker of the … Continued

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Some Patriotic Front youths provided some side entertainment when they handed a petition to parliament questioning the mental faculties of expelled Roan Member of Parliament Chishimba Kambwili. The youth led by a Munir Zulu demanded that the Speaker of the National Assembly constitutes a medical board to examine the mental health of Kambwili. There was no sign of police officers to break up the marchers at parliament buildings as did the group that was protesting the purchase of the 42 fire tenders at US$42 million. The petition was received by Chitambo MP Remember Mutale who promised to hand it over to the Speaker of the National Assembly for action. Kambwili has been on the ruling party’s case since been expelled and has made it his pre-occupation to verbally brutalize President Edgar Lungu and his government. The post PF Youths Petition Speaker to Constitute Medical Board Against Kambwili appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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AU Calls on Kenyatta, Odinga to Steer Kenya Out of Political Impasse

[Nation] Addis Ababa -African Union Commission Chairman Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called on all stakeholders in Kenya’s electoral process to exercise leadership during this “crucial period of Kenya’s democracy.”

[Nation] Addis Ababa -African Union Commission Chairman Mr Moussa Faki Mahamat, has called on all stakeholders in Kenya's electoral process to exercise leadership during this "crucial period of Kenya's democracy."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

In-Depth Analysis – Past Agreements On the Nile in View of the Law of Treaty and the CFA

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -October 11/2017 – The use of the Nile River has for centuries been monopolized by the lower riparian countries that claim ‘historic right’ over the waters. The hegemony over the Nile Waters has been under these countries, …

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -October 11/2017 - The use of the Nile River has for centuries been monopolized by the lower riparian countries that claim 'historic right' over the waters. The hegemony over the Nile Waters has been under these countries, thus building tensions among the riparian countries. The upper riparian countries which are sources of the water were for long alienated from their own vital resource.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia