Bonginkosi Khanyile – Free, in an Unfree System

[Daily Maverick] After a grilling in the Constitutional Court on Wednesday, the state finally agreed to release student and #FeesMustFall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile on bail after his arrest in September. The case was a victory for students and Khanyi…

[Daily Maverick] After a grilling in the Constitutional Court on Wednesday, the state finally agreed to release student and #FeesMustFall activist Bonginkosi Khanyile on bail after his arrest in September. The case was a victory for students and Khanyile's party, the Economic Freedom Fighters, but his lengthy imprisonment highlighted the failures of the justice system. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kanu – IPOB Not Unlawful Group – Court

[Vanguard] The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, struck-out six of the 11-count criminal charge the Federal Government preferred against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu and three other pr…

[Vanguard] The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, yesterday, struck-out six of the 11-count criminal charge the Federal Government preferred against the detained leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu and three other pro-Biafra agitators.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Strikes Out Six Charges Against IPOB Leader, Nnamdi Kanu

[Guardian] The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out the allegation of the management of an unlawful society and five other charges brought against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others, by the …

[Guardian] The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out the allegation of the management of an unlawful society and five other charges brought against the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu and three others, by the Federal Government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cash Boost As Tobacco Season Nears

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE’S foreign currency situation is unlikely to get a hefty boost “immediately” as in the past because some merchants will fund purchases from export proceeds earned from last season’s tobacco, market sources said this week.

[Financial Gazette] ZIMBABWE'S foreign currency situation is unlikely to get a hefty boost "immediately" as in the past because some merchants will fund purchases from export proceeds earned from last season's tobacco, market sources said this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kheyre Approved Prime Minister By Parliament Pledges New Era

[Dalsan Radio] Somali Parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved Hassan Ali Kheyre as the new Prime Minister of Somalia. 231 Mps voted for Farmaajos first pick of Prime Minister Hassan Kheyre a Somali Norwegian who until his appointment was the Execu…

[Dalsan Radio] Somali Parliament on Wednesday unanimously approved Hassan Ali Kheyre as the new Prime Minister of Somalia. 231 Mps voted for Farmaajos first pick of Prime Minister Hassan Kheyre a Somali Norwegian who until his appointment was the Executire Director Africa Soma Oil and Gas Company.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia