APRC National Mobiliser Files Election Petition Against IEC, Three Others

[The Point] Yankuba Colley, the national mobiliser of the ruling Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) party, has filed an election petition for and on behalf of five thousand, three hundred and thirty voters against the Indepen…

[The Point] Yankuba Colley, the national mobiliser of the ruling Alliance for Patriotic Re-orientation and Construction (APRC) party, has filed an election petition for and on behalf of five thousand, three hundred and thirty voters against the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC), the Returning Officer of the IEC, Adama Barrow and the Attorney General of The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Tina Faal Trial Fails to Proceed

[The Point] The trial involving Tina Faal could not proceed on 22 December 2016, before Magistrate Kebba Baldeh of the Banjul Magistrates’ Court, due to the boycott of court sittings by lawyers.

[The Point] The trial involving Tina Faal could not proceed on 22 December 2016, before Magistrate Kebba Baldeh of the Banjul Magistrates' Court, due to the boycott of court sittings by lawyers.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Walusimbi, Batambuze Make Afcon Squad

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenyan Premier League duo of Shafik Batambuze (Tusker) and Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia) have made the cut for Uganda’s team to the 2017 African Cup of Nations that kicks-off from January 14 in Gabon.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenyan Premier League duo of Shafik Batambuze (Tusker) and Godfrey Walusimbi (Gor Mahia) have made the cut for Uganda's team to the 2017 African Cup of Nations that kicks-off from January 14 in Gabon.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kgathi Engages Residents

[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -Member of Parliament for Bobonong Mr Shaw Kgathi has told people originating from Bobonong but residing outside the constituency that Bobonong continued to experience infrastructural development.

[Botswana Daily News] Bobonong -Member of Parliament for Bobonong Mr Shaw Kgathi has told people originating from Bobonong but residing outside the constituency that Bobonong continued to experience infrastructural development.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Many Appreciate Jwaneng Bus Terminal

[Botswana Daily News] Jwaneng -Jwaneng bus terminal, which is situated just at the entrance of Jwaneng has emerged as a place appreciated by many people especially those who travel mostly using public transport.

[Botswana Daily News] Jwaneng -Jwaneng bus terminal, which is situated just at the entrance of Jwaneng has emerged as a place appreciated by many people especially those who travel mostly using public transport.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Parliament Opens Parallel Inquiry On ‘Maizegate’

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda is clinging on to his post as he insists he’s done nothing wrong in the Zambian maize misprocurement saga.

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development George Chaponda is clinging on to his post as he insists he's done nothing wrong in the Zambian maize misprocurement saga.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

State Serves Court With Murekezi Documents – Rwandan Extradition Hearing Set for Jan 16

[Nyasa Times] The State has served Lilongwe Principal Magistrate documents it has received from Rwandan government on Vincent Murekezi, a Rwandan who is claimed to be genocide suspect in Malawi custody amid an on-going court battle for his extradition.

[Nyasa Times] The State has served Lilongwe Principal Magistrate documents it has received from Rwandan government on Vincent Murekezi, a Rwandan who is claimed to be genocide suspect in Malawi custody amid an on-going court battle for his extradition.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

DPP’s Mphepo Whinges As Kwame Bandawe Loses Mayoral Status

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP)’ councillor for Chigoneka ward Desmond Bikoko has been elected Mayor of Lilongwe , the capital of Malawi to replace Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) councilor for Kawale 1 Ward Willie Chipondera.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Congress Party (MCP)' councillor for Chigoneka ward Desmond Bikoko has been elected Mayor of Lilongwe , the capital of Malawi to replace Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) councilor for Kawale 1 Ward Willie Chipondera.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Activist Calls for Inclusion of Civil Society, Media in ‘Maizegate’ Probe

[Nyasa Times] A prominent human rights activist Undule Mwakasungula, who is also former Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) executive directoris appealing to Malawi President Peter Mutharika to include the representative of the media and …

[Nyasa Times] A prominent human rights activist Undule Mwakasungula, who is also former Centre for Human Rights and Rehabilitation (CHRR) executive directoris appealing to Malawi President Peter Mutharika to include the representative of the media and civil society organisations leaders into the commission of inquiry into the alleged misprocurement of maize from Zambia by State grain trader Agricultural Development and Marketing Corporation (Admarc).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi