All Set for Parly Opening

[The Herald] The official opening of the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament of Zimbabwe by President Mugabe tomorrow signals the beckoning of the end of term for current legislators, some of whom might fail to find their way back to the legislative…

[The Herald] The official opening of the Fifth Session of the Eighth Parliament of Zimbabwe by President Mugabe tomorrow signals the beckoning of the end of term for current legislators, some of whom might fail to find their way back to the legislative assembly after harmonised elections next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Confusion Trails Alleged Soldier Invasion of Nnamdi Kanu’s Residence

[Guardian] Enugu -Confusion last night trailed the invasion of the Umuahia, Abia state country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu by soldiers.

[Guardian] Enugu -Confusion last night trailed the invasion of the Umuahia, Abia state country home of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu by soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Panel to Investigate Crimes By Military Must Be Independent, Impartial – Amnesty

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government must ensure a presidential investigative panel set up to investigate human rights violations by Nigeria’s military is independent, impartial and effective, said Amnesty International on Monday.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian government must ensure a presidential investigative panel set up to investigate human rights violations by Nigeria's military is independent, impartial and effective, said Amnesty International on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Al-Shabab Fighters Briefly Seize Beled Hawo After Dawn Attack

[Shabelle] Heavily armed Al shabaab militants have briefly retaken the control of Beled Hawo town near Somali border with Kenya following a dawn attack on Monday morning.

[Shabelle] Heavily armed Al shabaab militants have briefly retaken the control of Beled Hawo town near Somali border with Kenya following a dawn attack on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Al Shabaab Attacks Mandera Town, Clashes With Kenyan Police

[Shabelle] A fierce gun battle was reported between police and Al Shabaab terrorists in Mandera Town Monday morning. Police say this followed a dawn attack in Bullahawa where several people – including the attackers are believed to have been killed.

[Shabelle] A fierce gun battle was reported between police and Al Shabaab terrorists in Mandera Town Monday morning. Police say this followed a dawn attack in Bullahawa where several people - including the attackers are believed to have been killed.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hirshabelle Election Commission Promises Free and Fair Poll

[Shabelle] HirShabelle’s Independent National Electoral Commission says it is ready to conduct free and fair elections in presidential election expected to take place on 16th September. Abdiweli Sheikh Ali Mohamed, the spokesman of the commission, told…

[Shabelle] HirShabelle's Independent National Electoral Commission says it is ready to conduct free and fair elections in presidential election expected to take place on 16th September. Abdiweli Sheikh Ali Mohamed, the spokesman of the commission, told Radio Shabelle that they will try to prevent any vote rigging and corruption during the poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

How Diezani Ignored Due Process in Handling of N59.44 Billion ‎NNPC Funds – Audit Report

[Premium Times] The 2015 audit report of the Federation Account has uncovered how the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, usurped National Assembly powers to draw billions in cash from the joint venture cash calls …

[Premium Times] The 2015 audit report of the Federation Account has uncovered how the embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke, usurped National Assembly powers to draw billions in cash from the joint venture cash calls account without appropriation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders Continuation of Dino Melaye’s Recall

[Premium Times] An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has dismissed an application filed by the representative of the Kogi West Senaorial constituency, Dino Melaye, seeking to nullify his recall.

[Premium Times] An Abuja division of the Federal High Court has dismissed an application filed by the representative of the Kogi West Senaorial constituency, Dino Melaye, seeking to nullify his recall.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Burundi – Target for ICC?

[Iwacu] The UN Commission of Inquiry released a report on Monday (September 4th). It requests the International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity committed in Burundi.

[Iwacu] The UN Commission of Inquiry released a report on Monday (September 4th). It requests the International Criminal Court to investigate crimes against humanity committed in Burundi.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi