‘Mugabe Unhappy With Ministers Who Boycott Parliament Sessions’

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe is reportedly unhappy with his cabinet ministers who continue to boycott Parliament’s question and answer sessions by backbenchers every Wednesday.

[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe is reportedly unhappy with his cabinet ministers who continue to boycott Parliament's question and answer sessions by backbenchers every Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerian Lawmakers Demand Identities of Patience Jonathan’s Property Whistle-Blower

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives has asked the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for identities of informants whose tip-off led to raid on former first lady, Patience Jonathan’s property.

[Premium Times] The House of Representatives has asked the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency for identities of informants whose tip-off led to raid on former first lady, Patience Jonathan's property.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The 33 Major Amendments the Senate Considered for Nigerian Constitution

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate voted to amend some key elements of the country’s Constitution Wednesday, amidst growing complaints by some citizens thatthe document has become increasingly unworkable.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate voted to amend some key elements of the country's Constitution Wednesday, amidst growing complaints by some citizens thatthe document has become increasingly unworkable.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Sells Dad’s Beds to Raise Money for Cigarettes

[New Zimbabwe] Hwange -A man from Madumabisa Village on the outskirts of the coal mining town has appeared in court after stealing his father’s two single beds which he sold for $5 each to buy cigarettes.

[New Zimbabwe] Hwange -A man from Madumabisa Village on the outskirts of the coal mining town has appeared in court after stealing his father's two single beds which he sold for $5 each to buy cigarettes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Timol’s Injuries Not Consistent With Fatal Fall, Forensic Pathologist Tells Inquest

[News24Wire] Some of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol’s injuries, revealed in a post mortem conducted on him, were not consistent with the ones caused by his fatal fall from the 10th floor of John Vorster Square, the North Gauteng High Court in Pret…

[News24Wire] Some of anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Timol's injuries, revealed in a post mortem conducted on him, were not consistent with the ones caused by his fatal fall from the 10th floor of John Vorster Square, the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mokonyane Rejects Outa’s Claims of Delay Tactics in Lesotho Water Project

[News24Wire] Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has rejected with contempt allegations made by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) that she had deliberately delayed the implementation of phase 2 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.

[News24Wire] Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has rejected with contempt allegations made by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) that she had deliberately delayed the implementation of phase 2 of the Lesotho Highlands Water Project.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA Fails to Lay Charges Against Health Minister, MEC

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance failed to lay charges of culpable homicide against provincial and national health department heads at the Point Police Station in Durban, after alleged legal complications.

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance failed to lay charges of culpable homicide against provincial and national health department heads at the Point Police Station in Durban, after alleged legal complications.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Al-Shabaab Forces Burn Villages

[HRW] 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…

[HRW] 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