Election Ruling Wins Africans’ Admiration

[RFI] The Kenyan Supreme Court’s decision to scrap last month’s presidential election, has been held up as an example of judicial independence on a continent where judges are often seen as corrupt. Opposion parties across Africa hope the shock overturn…

[RFI] The Kenyan Supreme Court's decision to scrap last month's presidential election, has been held up as an example of judicial independence on a continent where judges are often seen as corrupt. Opposion parties across Africa hope the shock overturn will have ripple effects in their own countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Milan Meetarbhan – “It is time that we have a Constitutional Bench at the Supreme Court”

[L’Express] Milan Meetarbhan, former ambassador to the United Nations, recently released his book “Constitutional Law of Mauritius: Constitution of Mauritius with Commentaries”.

[L'Express] Milan Meetarbhan, former ambassador to the United Nations, recently released his book "Constitutional Law of Mauritius: Constitution of Mauritius with Commentaries".

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Zambia Seek Historic Double Over Algeria

[CAF] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda believes his team has the character hold their own in Constantine on Tuesday against Algeria in the final leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier Group B double-header.

[CAF] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda believes his team has the character hold their own in Constantine on Tuesday against Algeria in the final leg of their 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifier Group B double-header.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

‘Admin Issues’ Delay Beitbridge-Harare Highway Project

[The Herald] Some of the equipment to be used in the dualisation of the Beitbridge-Harare Highway is stuck in Zambia as the contractor is waiting for Government to gazette a Statutory Instrument that will enable it to bring in the machinery duty-free, …

[The Herald] Some of the equipment to be used in the dualisation of the Beitbridge-Harare Highway is stuck in Zambia as the contractor is waiting for Government to gazette a Statutory Instrument that will enable it to bring in the machinery duty-free, The Herald can reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ZimPraise International Festival Kicks Off

[The Herald] The ZimPraise International Festival kicks off today with United States pastor, author and filmmaker Thomas Dexter affectionately known as T.D. Jakes, Sr. expected to arrive in Harare this Thursday ahead of his leadership and business skil…

[The Herald] The ZimPraise International Festival kicks off today with United States pastor, author and filmmaker Thomas Dexter affectionately known as T.D. Jakes, Sr. expected to arrive in Harare this Thursday ahead of his leadership and business skills seminar on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Scores Nabbed in Kenya Hate Speech Crackdown

[CAJ News] Nairobi -SOME 27 suspects have been arrested for perpetrating hate speech in the wake of divisive elections in the East African country. Over 250 others are under investigation. The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) embarke…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -SOME 27 suspects have been arrested for perpetrating hate speech in the wake of divisive elections in the East African country. Over 250 others are under investigation. The National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) embarked on a crackdown following widespread hate speech on social media. NCIC vice chairperson, Irene Wanyoike, said the agency had intensified efforts to bring culprits to book. The commission has trained some 2 000 police officers across the country and issued audio recording device

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ailing DRC Editor Faces Defamation Charges

[CAJ News] From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) – AUTHORITIES in the turbulent Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been urged to release an ailing editor arrested for allegedly defaming a regional minister. It is the latest in a series of crackdowns against journalists in the Central African country. The national security service recently arrested Jeef Mwingamb, editor-in-chief of the weekly Le Fédéral after regional government minister, Viviane Kapufi Mwansa, complained about he

[CAJ News] From JEAN KASSONGO in Kinshasa, DRC KINSHASA, (CAJ News) - AUTHORITIES in the turbulent Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have been urged to release an ailing editor arrested for allegedly defaming a regional minister. It is the latest in a series of crackdowns against journalists in the Central African country. The national security service recently arrested Jeef Mwingamb, editor-in-chief of the weekly Le Fédéral after regional government minister, Viviane Kapufi Mwansa, complained about he

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Benue Flood: Tuface, Annie Arrive Makurdi IDP Camp

[Premium Times] The popular musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as TuFace, has arrived at the camp for internally displaced persons in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

[Premium Times] The popular musician, Innocent Idibia, popularly known as TuFace, has arrived at the camp for internally displaced persons in Makurdi, the Benue State capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Around 12,000 Refugees in Tanzania Seek to Be Repatriated

[Iwacu] The tripartite meeting held on 31 August by representatives of Burundi and Tanzanian Governments alongside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Dar-es Salaam concluded that approximately 12,000 Burundian refugees in Tanz…

[Iwacu] The tripartite meeting held on 31 August by representatives of Burundi and Tanzanian Governments alongside the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in Dar-es Salaam concluded that approximately 12,000 Burundian refugees in Tanzania will be voluntarily repatriated by the end of December 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania