Metsing Flees

[Lesotho Times] FORMER deputy premier Mothetjoa Metsing has fled the country citing a tip-off from a “trusted source” about a plot to assassinate him.

[Lesotho Times] FORMER deputy premier Mothetjoa Metsing has fled the country citing a tip-off from a "trusted source" about a plot to assassinate him.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Kenyan Elections Teach Us to Expect the Unexpected

[Deutsche Welle] A Supreme Court decision to hold new elections – that’s something that nobody expected. Possibly not even Kenya’s opposition, which had initially ruled out the possibility of taking the legal path.

[Deutsche Welle] A Supreme Court decision to hold new elections - that's something that nobody expected. Possibly not even Kenya's opposition, which had initially ruled out the possibility of taking the legal path.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Besigye, Judges React to Kenya Ruling

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition leader Kizza Besigye hailed the decision of the Supreme Court of Kenya to annul the August 8 re-election of president Uhuru Kenyatta, saying the judges in Uganda’s neighbour to the west gathered the courage to do what thei…

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition leader Kizza Besigye hailed the decision of the Supreme Court of Kenya to annul the August 8 re-election of president Uhuru Kenyatta, saying the judges in Uganda's neighbour to the west gathered the courage to do what their counterparts in Uganda failed to do on three occasions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Deputy President Ruto Tells Elections Body to Se Poll Date

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto has asked the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to set election date, saying Jubilee Party is ready for a repeat poll.

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto has asked the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to set election date, saying Jubilee Party is ready for a repeat poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ruling Leaves Observers With Egg On Face

[Monitor] Kampala -The historic ruling by the Supreme Court of Kenya that overturned the August 8 re-election of president Uhuru Kenyatta may bring further scrutiny to the role of international observers in African elections.

[Monitor] Kampala -The historic ruling by the Supreme Court of Kenya that overturned the August 8 re-election of president Uhuru Kenyatta may bring further scrutiny to the role of international observers in African elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tragedy As Truck Rams Into Ogun Praying Ground

[Vanguard] Activities were disrupted, yesterday, in a Muslim praying ground located in Ogun State when an articulated truck, rammed into the praying ground, killing two children and injured many of the worshippers.

[Vanguard] Activities were disrupted, yesterday, in a Muslim praying ground located in Ogun State when an articulated truck, rammed into the praying ground, killing two children and injured many of the worshippers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Student Church Ministers to Raise Funds Through Singing

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Student Church Ministers from Josophat Mwale Theological Institute (JMTI) of the CCAP Nkhoma Synod have for the first time, released a CD album, whose sales will help raise funds that will assist in the running of the ins…

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Student Church Ministers from Josophat Mwale Theological Institute (JMTI) of the CCAP Nkhoma Synod have for the first time, released a CD album, whose sales will help raise funds that will assist in the running of the institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Does Govt Have Secret Detention Centres?

[Vanguard] The Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade, FHRACC, Delta State, has said that the Amnesty International recent report on the secret detention centres where the Federal Government had caged numerous unlucky Nigerians without…

[Vanguard] The Foundation for Human Rights and Anti-Corruption Crusade, FHRACC, Delta State, has said that the Amnesty International recent report on the secret detention centres where the Federal Government had caged numerous unlucky Nigerians without trial and information about their whereabouts by their families was the gory truth.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Elections Still a Weak Spot in Central Africa

[Africa Renewal] The special representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), François Louncény Fall, appeared before the UN Security Council in June to brief it on the situation in the Central African region.

[Africa Renewal] The special representative of the Secretary-General and head of the United Nations Regional Office for Central Africa (UNOCA), François Louncény Fall, appeared before the UN Security Council in June to brief it on the situation in the Central African region.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon