House of Cards – Acting Police Commissioner Phahlane Heads for Showdown With Authorities

[Daily Maverick] Friends and family of lawyer Sarah Jane Trent, who was detained in a police raid on forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan’s Johannesburg home on Friday, spent the weekend trying to locate her. On Sunday night Trent’s legal team managed…

[Daily Maverick] Friends and family of lawyer Sarah Jane Trent, who was detained in a police raid on forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan's Johannesburg home on Friday, spent the weekend trying to locate her. On Sunday night Trent's legal team managed to secure her release after approaching the North Gauteng High Court. Trent, who was heavily guarded and driven around for an hour by police, has been accused of impersonating an IPID officer. Her arrest comes a week before IPID is due to present to Parliament's portfolio co

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bongiwe Ninini’s Killers Get Life Sentences

[News24Wire] Four men found guilty of the murder of Khayelitsha woman Bongiwe Ninini, and then dumping her body in a drain, were sentenced to life imprisonment in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] Four men found guilty of the murder of Khayelitsha woman Bongiwe Ninini, and then dumping her body in a drain, were sentenced to life imprisonment in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Doctors’ Union Officials Run Out of Grace, Begin 30 Days Behind Bars

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Seven doctors’ union officials found guilty of contempt of court started serving their month-long sentences Monday, after the latest extension given to call off the strike that has paralysed operations in public hospitals for thre…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Seven doctors' union officials found guilty of contempt of court started serving their month-long sentences Monday, after the latest extension given to call off the strike that has paralysed operations in public hospitals for three months expired.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mavia Wants Liberia’s Education Minister George Werner to Resign

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Movement Against Violence and Impunity in Africa (MAVIA) has called on the immediate resignation of Liberia’s Minister of Education George Werner.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Movement Against Violence and Impunity in Africa (MAVIA) has called on the immediate resignation of Liberia's Minister of Education George Werner.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

General Facts About Armed Forces of Liberia Liberians Need to Know

[FrontPageAfrica] The Armed Forces of Liberia is the national army of the Republic of Liberia. It was established as a militia by an act of Legislature in 1908 and retitled in 1956. I was born in the AFL military barracks, the Barclay Training Center (…

[FrontPageAfrica] The Armed Forces of Liberia is the national army of the Republic of Liberia. It was established as a militia by an act of Legislature in 1908 and retitled in 1956. I was born in the AFL military barracks, the Barclay Training Center (BTC), two years earlier.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia