Police Arrest Suspected Rapist in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Somali Police authorities on Monday arrested a suspect in the rape occurred on the northern outskirts of the capital Mogadishu. Col Mohamud Hussein, a senior Police officer told Radio Shabelle that the suspect has been detained at Gubadley v…

[Shabelle] Somali Police authorities on Monday arrested a suspect in the rape occurred on the northern outskirts of the capital Mogadishu. Col Mohamud Hussein, a senior Police officer told Radio Shabelle that the suspect has been detained at Gubadley village following a tip-off by the local residents.

Humanitarian Crisis Far From Over, Says UN Official

[Shabelle] The top United Nations humanitarian official in Somalia has commended the drought relief and recovery efforts of the authorities in the northern state of Puntland while cautioning that the current humanitarian crisis is far from over.

[Shabelle] The top United Nations humanitarian official in Somalia has commended the drought relief and recovery efforts of the authorities in the northern state of Puntland while cautioning that the current humanitarian crisis is far from over.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ramaphosa Carefully Treads the Renewal Path

[AgangSA] CAREFULLY WORDED, diplomatically delivered and with an air of credibility and gravitas, President Cyril Ramaphosa’s first State of the Nation Address clearly heralded the promise of change. Without detracting from the content, the symbolism o…

[AgangSA] CAREFULLY WORDED, diplomatically delivered and with an air of credibility and gravitas, President Cyril Ramaphosa's first State of the Nation Address clearly heralded the promise of change. Without detracting from the content, the symbolism of the preceding months' political drama loomed large as he spoke.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Misconduct Claims Hover Above AG Nominee Kihara

[Nation] Justice Kihara Kariuki, the man President Uhuru Kenyatta has tapped to be his chief legal advisor, has a pending case of alleged misconduct, which is being actively investigated by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

[Nation] Justice Kihara Kariuki, the man President Uhuru Kenyatta has tapped to be his chief legal advisor, has a pending case of alleged misconduct, which is being actively investigated by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Politburo Approves New Party Regalia

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Politburo has approved the party’s new regalia expected to appeal to the majority of its members, the party’s secretary for Administration, Cde Obert Mpofu, has said. In an interview, Cde Mpofu said there was enthusiasm in zanu…

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Politburo has approved the party's new regalia expected to appeal to the majority of its members, the party's secretary for Administration, Cde Obert Mpofu, has said. In an interview, Cde Mpofu said there was enthusiasm in zanu-pf ahead of the forthcoming elections, with some expelled members applying to be readmitted into the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Double Murder Suspect Returns to High Court

[New Era] Windhoek -The man charged with the murder and burning of two young women at a rubbish dump in Pionierspark suburb in Windhoek made a third pre-trial appearance before High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo late last week.

[New Era] Windhoek -The man charged with the murder and burning of two young women at a rubbish dump in Pionierspark suburb in Windhoek made a third pre-trial appearance before High Court Judge Nate Ndauendapo late last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

FM – Sudan Supports and Backs Ethiopia

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan on Saturday issued a statement declaring its support and backing for Ethiopia at this critical juncture, in a way that will preserve the unity of the Ethiopian people, civil peace and security among the different components of Eth…

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan on Saturday issued a statement declaring its support and backing for Ethiopia at this critical juncture, in a way that will preserve the unity of the Ethiopian people, civil peace and security among the different components of Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

AHRE New Report Sheds Light On Shrinking Civic Space in Authoritarian State

[Addis Standard] The Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) launched its new report on Ethiopia, titled: “Ailing Civic Space in an Authoritarian State: The State of Human Rights Defenders and Cost of Dissent in Ethiopia”. The report highlighte…

[Addis Standard] The Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) launched its new report on Ethiopia, titled: "Ailing Civic Space in an Authoritarian State: The State of Human Rights Defenders and Cost of Dissent in Ethiopia". The report highlighted details regarding the ever shrinking civic space in Ethiopia while reviewing human rights situation in Ethiopia and observing the increasingly restricted space in which human rights defenders operate in the country, according to a statement from AHRE.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia