Schabir Shaik’s Medical Parole Needs to Be Revisited By the Courts

[DA] The DA will write to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, to invite him to take the matter of Schabir Shaik’s parole to Court to determine whether he should return to prison to serve the rest of his term of imprisonm…

[DA] The DA will write to the Minister of Justice and Correctional Services, Michael Masutha, to invite him to take the matter of Schabir Shaik's parole to Court to determine whether he should return to prison to serve the rest of his term of imprisonment, or whether his parole conditions should be altered in such a way that the South African public no longer have to be fed the lie that he is still terminally ill - eight years after his release.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Darfuri Student Meeting Dispersed By Khartoum Police

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Police in Khartoum dispersed by force a gathering for a speech by the Darfuri students associations of universities at the Faculty of Law of the University of El Nilein yesterday.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Police in Khartoum dispersed by force a gathering for a speech by the Darfuri students associations of universities at the Faculty of Law of the University of El Nilein yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Alshabab Threatens to Disrupt Kenya Elections

[Dalsan Radio] Alshabaab releases video threatening to launch attacks to disrupt the 8 Aug Elections in Kenya. The video in Swahili and English features Kenyan Alshabaab fighters speaking also their local languages

[Dalsan Radio] Alshabaab releases video threatening to launch attacks to disrupt the 8 Aug Elections in Kenya. The video in Swahili and English features Kenyan Alshabaab fighters speaking also their local languages

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al-Shabaab Forces Burn Villages

[Dalsan Radio] Nairobi -The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab burned numerous homes in raids on villages in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region in late May 2017, Human Rights Watch said today based on witness accounts and satellite imagery analysis. Al-Shabab…

[Dalsan Radio] Nairobi -The Islamist armed group Al-Shabab burned numerous homes in raids on villages in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region in late May 2017, Human Rights Watch said today based on witness accounts and satellite imagery analysis. Al-Shabab fighters abducted civilians, stole livestock, and committed arson in attacks that caused more than 15,000 people to flee their homes.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Suicide Bombing Kills 14 People in Northeastern Nigeria

[Al Jazeera] A suicide bomber killed 14 people in northeast Nigeria, the state emergency agency said on Saturday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, days after a resurgence in the group’s activities prompted a shift in military tactics.

[Al Jazeera] A suicide bomber killed 14 people in northeast Nigeria, the state emergency agency said on Saturday, in an attack that bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, days after a resurgence in the group's activities prompted a shift in military tactics.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Johannesburg – New Leadership, Old Problems

[Deutsche Welle] After winning local elections in South Africa’s three major cities a year ago, the opposition Democratic Alliance is struggling to fulfill campaign promises to improve the delivery of services to the poor.

[Deutsche Welle] After winning local elections in South Africa's three major cities a year ago, the opposition Democratic Alliance is struggling to fulfill campaign promises to improve the delivery of services to the poor.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa