Judge Who Brought Mbeki Down Defends Himself

[Legalbrief] Unless gifted with an exceptional memory you may have only sketchy recall of the way former President Thabo Mbeki left political office in SA, and how his recently-departed successor, Jacob Zuma, took hold of it. But one thing most politic…

[Legalbrief] Unless gifted with an exceptional memory you may have only sketchy recall of the way former President Thabo Mbeki left political office in SA, and how his recently-departed successor, Jacob Zuma, took hold of it. But one thing most politically aware people at the time will remember, nearly 10 years later, is that a decision by KwaZulu/Natal judge, Chris Nicholson, had something to do with both the ANC's recall of Mbeki and its installation of Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Counties to Get Sh2 Billion to Build, Equip Polytechnics

[Nation] Counties will receive Sh2 billion for building, equipping and renovating polytechnics in order to absorb thousands of Form Four leavers who fail to join universities.

[Nation] Counties will receive Sh2 billion for building, equipping and renovating polytechnics in order to absorb thousands of Form Four leavers who fail to join universities.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Stop Being This Reckless, Odinga Tells Matiang’i

[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday described Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i as “the personification of impunity” following his tirade over ‘an evil clique’ of judicial officers that the minister said were out to humiliate t…

[Nation] Opposition leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday described Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i as "the personification of impunity" following his tirade over 'an evil clique' of judicial officers that the minister said were out to humiliate the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Al-Bashir Inaugurates Kenana Air Base and First Phase of Kenana International Airport

[SNA] Kenana -President of the Republic and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, inaugurated Wednesday in the outset of his visit to the White Nile State the first phase of Kenana International Airport and Kenana Air Bas…

[SNA] Kenana -President of the Republic and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, inaugurated Wednesday in the outset of his visit to the White Nile State the first phase of Kenana International Airport and Kenana Air Base and its buildings.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Bakri Briefed On State Plan for Sustainable Development

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President, the National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh was briefed, Wednesday, on the state’s plan or implementation of the objectives of the sustainable development which is supervised by the Ministry of Soc…

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President, the National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh was briefed, Wednesday, on the state’s plan or implementation of the objectives of the sustainable development which is supervised by the Ministry of Social Security.

National Legislatures Continue Deliberations On President Statement

[SNA] Khartoum -The National Legislatures chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Dr. Badriya Suleiman continued, Wednesday, deliberations on the statement of the president of the Republic on the state’s performance for 2017 which he delivered in the activities…

[SNA] Khartoum -The National Legislatures chaired by the Deputy Speaker, Dr. Badriya Suleiman continued, Wednesday, deliberations on the statement of the president of the Republic on the state's performance for 2017 which he delivered in the activities of the 7th inaugural session.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Barrow and Party Politics in the Gambia

[Foroyaa] Electoral campaign is taking place in The Gambia. No Coalition 2016 candidate exists. All the political parties are participating on the basis of their own tickets. Only PDOIS has entertained a cross-party primary which has not been responded…

[Foroyaa] Electoral campaign is taking place in The Gambia. No Coalition 2016 candidate exists. All the political parties are participating on the basis of their own tickets. Only PDOIS has entertained a cross-party primary which has not been responded to by any other party. Many comments were made expressing fear that President Barrow will exploit the meeting in Soma to promote the agenda of one political party. We have read the speech and it is clear that no single party in the country could claim to be given pref

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Court-Martial Sittings Still Held in Camera

[Foroyaa] The last two sittings of the General Court-Martial were all held in camera. The panellist of the Court-Martial passed a unanimous ruling on the applications made by State lawyers, for sittings to be held in camera.

[Foroyaa] The last two sittings of the General Court-Martial were all held in camera. The panellist of the Court-Martial passed a unanimous ruling on the applications made by State lawyers, for sittings to be held in camera.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Navy Bojang Detained

[Foroyaa] Corporal Seedy Bojang, a member of the Navy of the Gambia Armed Forces in Banjul, was arrested by officers stationed at Denton Bridge and handed over to the military police for detention, sources can confirm.

[Foroyaa] Corporal Seedy Bojang, a member of the Navy of the Gambia Armed Forces in Banjul, was arrested by officers stationed at Denton Bridge and handed over to the military police for detention, sources can confirm.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Undersecretary Reviews Preparations for Holding of Information Ministers Meetings in Port Sudan

[SNA] Port Sudan -The Undersecretary at the Ministry of Information, Yassir Khidir, arrived in the Red Sea State on Wednesday to review preparations made to host the meetings of the Minister of Information and Directors of the Radio and TV from the var…

[SNA] Port Sudan -The Undersecretary at the Ministry of Information, Yassir Khidir, arrived in the Red Sea State on Wednesday to review preparations made to host the meetings of the Minister of Information and Directors of the Radio and TV from the various Sudanese state, set to convene this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan