Human Rights – Judicial Panel Not a Witch-Hunt Against Military – Osinbajo

[Leadership] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the judicial committee set up to review cases of human rights abuse in the military should not be seen as a witch-hunt.

[Leadership] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the judicial committee set up to review cases of human rights abuse in the military should not be seen as a witch-hunt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya and Rwanda – a Tale of Two Elections, Two Countries

[Monitor] On August 4, Rwanda held presidential elections, which returned incumbent president Paul Kagame with a 98.63 per cent victory. The other candidates in the race were Dr Frank Habineza and Mr Philipe Mpayimana. This is the background of Rwanda’…

[Monitor] On August 4, Rwanda held presidential elections, which returned incumbent president Paul Kagame with a 98.63 per cent victory. The other candidates in the race were Dr Frank Habineza and Mr Philipe Mpayimana. This is the background of Rwanda's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Kenyatta Wins Election for Second Term, Pledges to Serve All Kenyans Equally

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner in the 2017 presidential election with 8, 203, 290 votes translating to 54.2 percent of the total votes cast.

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner in the 2017 presidential election with 8, 203, 290 votes translating to 54.2 percent of the total votes cast.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN Raises Alarm Over ‘Unauthorised Search’ At Humanitarian Workers’ Base

[Guardian] The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, yesterday expressed “grave concern” over “unauthorized search” by security forces on a UN base for humanitarian workers in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

[Guardian] The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, yesterday expressed "grave concern" over "unauthorized search" by security forces on a UN base for humanitarian workers in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zodwa for Harare Carnival, Minister Orders the Socialite to Put On Her Undies

[New Zimbabwe] South African socialite, Zodwa Wabantu, who made headlines last month after she performed wearing a short dress and without underwear at the Durban July Festival, is billed to be part of the entertainment during the Harare Carnival Stree…

[New Zimbabwe] South African socialite, Zodwa Wabantu, who made headlines last month after she performed wearing a short dress and without underwear at the Durban July Festival, is billed to be part of the entertainment during the Harare Carnival Street Party next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Judges to Conduct Another Review On Reducing Lubanga’s ICC Sentence

[Lubanga Trial Website] Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have initiated a second review on the possible reduction of the prison sentence of Thomas Lubanga, the first person to be tried and convicted by the court.

[Lubanga Trial Website] Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have initiated a second review on the possible reduction of the prison sentence of Thomas Lubanga, the first person to be tried and convicted by the court.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Presidential Youth Interface Rally to Liven Up Gwanda

[The Herald] All roads lead to Matabeleland South Province today for the sixth Presidential Youth Interface Rally expected to light up sleepy Gwanda town. Another bumper crowd, as witnessed in other provinces, is expected to throng Phelandaba Stadium a…

[The Herald] All roads lead to Matabeleland South Province today for the sixth Presidential Youth Interface Rally expected to light up sleepy Gwanda town. Another bumper crowd, as witnessed in other provinces, is expected to throng Phelandaba Stadium as zanu-pf heightens its preparations for next year's harmonised elections. President Mugabe is touring provinces countrywide, interfacing with youths at the invitation of the revolutionary party's Youth League.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mutsvangwa Slammed Over MDC Remarks

[The Herald] War veterans executives ousted from Zanu-PF are now pressing for regime change under the façade of succession politics in revenge for their expulsion, analysts have said. They said antipathy was now driving war veterans and other expelled former party members to dine with the West. This comes in the wake of remarks by Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairman Mr Christopher Mutsvangwa describing the opposition MDC-T as a loyal opposition.

[The Herald] War veterans executives ousted from Zanu-PF are now pressing for regime change under the façade of succession politics in revenge for their expulsion, analysts have said. They said antipathy was now driving war veterans and other expelled former party members to dine with the West. This comes in the wake of remarks by Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) chairman Mr Christopher Mutsvangwa describing the opposition MDC-T as a loyal opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Barcelona Legends Coming to Zimbabwe

[The Herald] Ronaldinho, Rivaldo, Edmilson, Mendieta, Edgar Davids and Patrick Kluivert are coming to town and, if you are a football fan, it doesn’t get any bigger than that. Brace yourselves for a date of a lifetime and it’s happening in November thi…

[The Herald] Ronaldinho, Rivaldo, Edmilson, Mendieta, Edgar Davids and Patrick Kluivert are coming to town and, if you are a football fan, it doesn't get any bigger than that. Brace yourselves for a date of a lifetime and it's happening in November this year. The Barcelona legends side -- featuring some of the greatest football stars to have graced the game -- is expected in Zimbabwe in November for a high-profile match.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe