Kigali Muslims to Appeal Loudspeaker Ban

[East African] Rwanda’s Muslim leaders have said they will appeal the government’s decision to ban the use of loudspeakers for the call to prayer –Adhan –, which they say infringes on their rights of worship.

[East African] Rwanda's Muslim leaders have said they will appeal the government's decision to ban the use of loudspeakers for the call to prayer --Adhan --, which they say infringes on their rights of worship.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Press Release

[Shabait] As it will be recalled,the fabricated news of “the deployment of Egyptian troops in Sawa”, and the subsequent closure of the border by Sudan that “this event ostensibly triggered” was recycled and amplified with high drama recently. But the s…

[Shabait] As it will be recalled,the fabricated news of "the deployment of Egyptian troops in Sawa", and the subsequent closure of the border by Sudan that "this event ostensibly triggered" was recycled and amplified with high drama recently. But the story did not end there. In these times where past events fast evade memory, it may be useful to reiterate the fundamental truths occasionally so that the public is not confused. In this respect:

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Likoro to Appeal in Supreme Court

[New Era] Windhoek -Windhoek High Court Judge Dinah Usiku, with Acting High Court Judge Johanna Salionga concurring, on Tuesday morning granted rape convict Vincent Likoro leave to appeal his conviction in the Supreme Court.

[New Era] Windhoek -Windhoek High Court Judge Dinah Usiku, with Acting High Court Judge Johanna Salionga concurring, on Tuesday morning granted rape convict Vincent Likoro leave to appeal his conviction in the Supreme Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Attorney Testifies Against Former Client Accused of Staging Wife’s Hijacking

[News24Wire] A man who pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife – who now says he was “forced” into confessing – told his attorney that he had opened up to his family about what he had done and that he wanted to plead guilty then and there.

[News24Wire] A man who pleaded guilty to the murder of his wife - who now says he was "forced" into confessing - told his attorney that he had opened up to his family about what he had done and that he wanted to plead guilty then and there.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nkwinti Vows to Revive Ailing Water Dept With Focus On Five Key Pillars

[News24Wire] New Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti wants to bring his ailing Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) centre stage and elevate it to the level it once was under former water affairs minister Kader Asmal.

[News24Wire] New Water and Sanitation Minister Gugile Nkwinti wants to bring his ailing Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) centre stage and elevate it to the level it once was under former water affairs minister Kader Asmal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt’s Economic Blueprint Does Not Address Nigerians’ Needs – Bill Gates

[This Day] Abuja -Chairman, Bill and Melinda Foundation, Bill Gates, Thursday in Abuja criticised the federal government Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), describing it as a document which identifies investment in the people but fails to reflec…

[This Day] Abuja -Chairman, Bill and Melinda Foundation, Bill Gates, Thursday in Abuja criticised the federal government Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), describing it as a document which identifies investment in the people but fails to reflect it in its implementation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Government Fails Ex-Dictator’s Victims

[HRW] Ndjamena -The Chadian government has yet to provide court-ordered reparations to 7,000 victims of grave crimes under the rule of former dictator Hissène Habré, four human rights groups said today. Chad’s lack of action is a failure of its obligations to Habré’s victims.

[HRW] Ndjamena -The Chadian government has yet to provide court-ordered reparations to 7,000 victims of grave crimes under the rule of former dictator Hissène Habré, four human rights groups said today. Chad's lack of action is a failure of its obligations to Habré's victims.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Parliament Shouldn’t Undercut Transitional Justice

[HRW] Tunis -Tunisia’s Truth and Dignity Commission should be allowed to carry out its mandate, Human Rights Watch said today. The commission was created to establish the truth about human rights violations by Tunisia’s abusive past governments and to …

[HRW] Tunis -Tunisia's Truth and Dignity Commission should be allowed to carry out its mandate, Human Rights Watch said today. The commission was created to establish the truth about human rights violations by Tunisia's abusive past governments and to help victims get reparations and justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Man Accused of Raping Domestic Worker Denied Bail

[News24Wire] There were shouts of jubilation from a packed public gallery as the 45-year-old man, who allegedly raped his domestic worker and forced her to perform sexual acts with his dogs, was denied bail in the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate’s Court on…

[News24Wire] There were shouts of jubilation from a packed public gallery as the 45-year-old man, who allegedly raped his domestic worker and forced her to perform sexual acts with his dogs, was denied bail in the Bronkhorstspruit Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bandits Sustain Reign of Terror in Mali

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE Islamic extremist group, Jama’at Nusrat al-Islam Wa al-Muslmeen (JNIM or Group to Support Islam and Muslims), has killed more than 80 defense and security forces, peacekeepers and civilians in Mali.

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE Islamic extremist group, Jama'at Nusrat al-Islam Wa al-Muslmeen (JNIM or Group to Support Islam and Muslims), has killed more than 80 defense and security forces, peacekeepers and civilians in Mali.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali