Phahlane, Wife, Car Dealer Appear in Court for Corruption

[News24Wire] Former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane, his wife Beauty Phahlane and car dealer Durand Snyman appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Pretoria this morning after handing themselves to the Independent Police Inves…

[News24Wire] Former acting police commissioner Khomotso Phahlane, his wife Beauty Phahlane and car dealer Durand Snyman appeared in the Specialised Commercial Crime Court in Pretoria this morning after handing themselves to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sack Police Chief Idris Now, Reps Tell President Buhari

[Guardian] The House of Representatives yesterday unanimously called for the immediate sacking of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. The resolution followed the adoption of a motion by Abubakar Nuhu Danburam (APC, Kano) at a plenary …

[Guardian] The House of Representatives yesterday unanimously called for the immediate sacking of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris. The resolution followed the adoption of a motion by Abubakar Nuhu Danburam (APC, Kano) at a plenary presided over by Speaker Yakubu Dogara.Danburam had alleged that the IGP, in cahoots with the Kano State Commissioner of Police, Rabiu Yusuf, turned a blind eye to the spate of thuggery in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Minister Mzembi in Court Over Fresh Fraud Allegations

[New Zimbabwe] Embattled former cabinet minister Walter Mzembi was Wednesday dragged to court answering to two $1, 6 million theft charges after he allegedly squandered the money which was meant for United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 2013.

[New Zimbabwe] Embattled former cabinet minister Walter Mzembi was Wednesday dragged to court answering to two $1, 6 million theft charges after he allegedly squandered the money which was meant for United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Miniter Tweya Discredits ‘Malicious’ IPPR Report

[New Era] Windhoek -The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Tjekero Tweya has labelled the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) report entitled ‘Access Denied,’ as a ‘malicious, vexatious and irresponsible’ publication cra…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Tjekero Tweya has labelled the Institute of Public Policy Research (IPPR) report entitled 'Access Denied,' as a 'malicious, vexatious and irresponsible' publication crafted to portray the country in bad light.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Heavy Workload Burdens Defence Lawyers

[New Era] Windhoek -During his annual legal year opening speech, Chief Justice Peter Shivute yesterday said the overbooking of defence lawyers for trials in the High Court is a worrying trend as fewer new criminal cases are now being finalised compared…

[New Era] Windhoek -During his annual legal year opening speech, Chief Justice Peter Shivute yesterday said the overbooking of defence lawyers for trials in the High Court is a worrying trend as fewer new criminal cases are now being finalised compared to previous years.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Over U.S.$3 Billion FDI Attracted in 7 Weeks – President

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has attracted over $3 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) in the past seven weeks, President Mnangagwa has said. Addressing thousands of Zanu-PF supporters from four districts of Mashonaland Central Province at Siyalima Primar…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has attracted over $3 billion foreign direct investment (FDI) in the past seven weeks, President Mnangagwa has said. Addressing thousands of Zanu-PF supporters from four districts of Mashonaland Central Province at Siyalima Primary School here yesterday at his inaugural provincial rally, the President said it was no longer business as usual and the country should move forward and create jobs. The bumper crowd was drawn from Guruve, Mazowe, Muzarabani and Mbire districts.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari Fails to End Worsening Fuel Scarcity Across Nigeria

[Premium Times] In what appears the worst fuel crisis in the country in recent history, petrol users in Nigeria have for two months faced an unending scarcity and price hike of the product.

[Premium Times] In what appears the worst fuel crisis in the country in recent history, petrol users in Nigeria have for two months faced an unending scarcity and price hike of the product.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

First Lady Gives Children’s Home New Lease of Life

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa’s visit to Hurungwe Children’s Home early last month has given a new lease of life to the institution after she facilitated the acquisition maize inputs enough for 15 hectares.

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa's visit to Hurungwe Children's Home early last month has given a new lease of life to the institution after she facilitated the acquisition maize inputs enough for 15 hectares.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Electoral Uncertainty Amid Multiple Security Threats

[ICG] Cameroon is facing violence in three regions, local communities are struggling to resist Boko Haram recruitment and the humanitarian crisis is worsening. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2018, Crisis Group urges the EU and its member states to…

[ICG] Cameroon is facing violence in three regions, local communities are struggling to resist Boko Haram recruitment and the humanitarian crisis is worsening. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2018, Crisis Group urges the EU and its member states to support regional governments to provide humanitarian assistance and encourage the state to develop projects to boost local economies.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Limpopo Man, 61, Hopes to Obtain Bail After Alleged Rape of Girl, 11

[News24Wire] A 61-year-old man applied for bail at the Motetema Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday after he was arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl.

[News24Wire] A 61-year-old man applied for bail at the Motetema Magistrate's Court on Wednesday after he was arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa