Official Opposition Places Cape Town Mayor on Special Leave

[News24Wire] The gloves have come off between Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and mayoral committee member for safety, security and social services JP Smith, who believes she went behind his back in shutting down an anti-crime unit and then ignored h…

[News24Wire] The gloves have come off between Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille and mayoral committee member for safety, security and social services JP Smith, who believes she went behind his back in shutting down an anti-crime unit and then ignored him when he tried to find out about the matter.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eastern Sudan Town District ‘Levelled to the Ground’

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -Authorities in Kassala in eastern Sudan demolished a residential area over the weekend. “Residents had no opportunity to take out their stuff from the houses.” A number of people were arrested by members of the security apparatus.

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -Authorities in Kassala in eastern Sudan demolished a residential area over the weekend. "Residents had no opportunity to take out their stuff from the houses." A number of people were arrested by members of the security apparatus.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘Defending Human Rights in the Country is No Crime’ – Dr Mudawi

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -“The defence of human rights is not a crime,” says the Sudanese human rights defender and university professor who recently won from the prosecution after his eight-months-long detention.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -"The defence of human rights is not a crime," says the Sudanese human rights defender and university professor who recently won from the prosecution after his eight-months-long detention.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Seven Abductees Released in Central Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Bindisi -Seven abducted people in Central Darfur’s Bindisi locality were released following a disagreement over the cause of death of a girl in the area of Um Dukhun.

[Radio Dabanga] Bindisi -Seven abducted people in Central Darfur's Bindisi locality were released following a disagreement over the cause of death of a girl in the area of Um Dukhun.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Man Killed in Militia Attack On Central Darfur Camp

[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei / Tawila -Paramilitary militiamen killed a man in attacks on a camp for displaced people in Zalingei locality. Approximately nine people sustained injuries.

[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei / Tawila -Paramilitary militiamen killed a man in attacks on a camp for displaced people in Zalingei locality. Approximately nine people sustained injuries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Experts Urge Refineries’ Sale As Govt Seeks N342.72 Bn for Repair

[Guardian] Experts have condemned the Federal Government’s move to source another $1.12 billion (N342.72 billion) to repair the nation’s refineries.Their opposition to the plan is premised on the speculation that the government may have spent up to N96…

[Guardian] Experts have condemned the Federal Government's move to source another $1.12 billion (N342.72 billion) to repair the nation's refineries.Their opposition to the plan is premised on the speculation that the government may have spent up to N963 billion in the last 18 years for the repairs of the refineries without achieving the desired result.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Patience Jonathan Accuses EFCC of Witch Hunt

[Guardian] Former Nigerian First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), of targeting her family for a witch hunt and urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene.

[Guardian] Former Nigerian First Lady Dame Patience Jonathan, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), of targeting her family for a witch hunt and urged President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria