Proposed Bill Aims to Regulate, Police Initiation Schools

[News24Wire] A new law regulating traditional initiations, and empowering the police and National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to prosecute unlawful initiation schools, is on the cards to prevent the deaths and injuries associated with this practice.

[News24Wire] A new law regulating traditional initiations, and empowering the police and National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) to prosecute unlawful initiation schools, is on the cards to prevent the deaths and injuries associated with this practice.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Remands Ex-Governor Lamido’s Commissioners, LG Chairs in Prison

[Daily Trust] Dutse -Chief Magistrate Court II, Dutse, yesterday remanded the Jigawa State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Salisu Mahmuda Kuit, and five others in prison pending determination of their bail application.

[Daily Trust] Dutse -Chief Magistrate Court II, Dutse, yesterday remanded the Jigawa State Chairman of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Salisu Mahmuda Kuit, and five others in prison pending determination of their bail application.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFCC Docks Man Over N86 Million Land Racketeering

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned one Ikechucwu Duru before an FCT High Court sitting in Lugbe on a one-count charge of obtaining by false pretence.

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned one Ikechucwu Duru before an FCT High Court sitting in Lugbe on a one-count charge of obtaining by false pretence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Life in Jail for Housebreaker Who Raped Sleeping Teen

[News24Wire] Northern Cape police on Thursday welcomed the life sentence that was handed down to a man who was convicted of breaking into a house and raping a 13-year-old girl.

[News24Wire] Northern Cape police on Thursday welcomed the life sentence that was handed down to a man who was convicted of breaking into a house and raping a 13-year-old girl.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Country Risks Collapse Over Siphoning of State Assets – Church Council

[News24Wire] The South African Council of Churches has warned that the country risks collapsing if the ANC does not act on the “systematic siphoning of state assets pivoted around President Jacob Zuma”.

[News24Wire] The South African Council of Churches has warned that the country risks collapsing if the ANC does not act on the "systematic siphoning of state assets pivoted around President Jacob Zuma".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Naptip Seeks Prosecution of Foreign Human Traffickers

[Daily Trust] The Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has called for the arrest and prosecution of foreign-based human trafficking rings.

[Daily Trust] The Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons, (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has called for the arrest and prosecution of foreign-based human trafficking rings.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lamu Sets Up Fund to Tackle Flood Crisis

[Nation] The county government of Lamu will use the Sh 6 million that had earlier been set aside as emergence fund to address current effects of the heavy rains that have been pounding the region for the past five days.

[Nation] The county government of Lamu will use the Sh 6 million that had earlier been set aside as emergence fund to address current effects of the heavy rains that have been pounding the region for the past five days.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Justice Minister ‘Won’t Pressure’ Prosecuting Authority on Nkandla Probe

[News24Wire] Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha says he cannot accede to a Democratic Alliance request to pressure the National Prosecuting Authority into probing Nkandla.

[News24Wire] Justice and Correctional Services Minister Michael Masutha says he cannot accede to a Democratic Alliance request to pressure the National Prosecuting Authority into probing Nkandla.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa