Prosecution Orders Detention of Al Jazeera Producer for 15 Days

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian prosecutors ordered the detention of Al Jazeera news producer Mahmoud Hussein for 15 days pending investigations on charges of disturbing public security and spreading false news.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egyptian prosecutors ordered the detention of Al Jazeera news producer Mahmoud Hussein for 15 days pending investigations on charges of disturbing public security and spreading false news.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Parliament Door ‘Closed to Amendments On Freedoms’

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -The Chairperson of the emergency constitutional amendments committee in Sudan, Badria Suleiman, has closed the Parliament door for the addition of the appendix of the amendments on freedoms. Suleiman explained that those amend…

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -The Chairperson of the emergency constitutional amendments committee in Sudan, Badria Suleiman, has closed the Parliament door for the addition of the appendix of the amendments on freedoms. Suleiman explained that those amendments should come through the President.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Freed Chibok Schoolgirls Celebrate Christmas At Home

[RFI] 21 Nigerian Chibok girls released by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram in October have been reunited with their families for Christmas. This comes as Nigeria claims to have ‘crushed’ the final insurgent stronghold.

[RFI] 21 Nigerian Chibok girls released by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram in October have been reunited with their families for Christmas. This comes as Nigeria claims to have 'crushed' the final insurgent stronghold.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cracks in Museveni Relations With Donors

[Independent (Kampala)] Cracks are developing in President Yoweri Museveni’s relations with the West, according to a group of academicians and civil society leaders in Kampala. They cite a growing forcefulness in criticism from the donors and Museveni’…

[Independent (Kampala)] Cracks are developing in President Yoweri Museveni's relations with the West, according to a group of academicians and civil society leaders in Kampala. They cite a growing forcefulness in criticism from the donors and Museveni's equally forceful response to them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Violence Leaves Dozens Dead

[Deutsche Welle] Up to 34 civilians have been killed in the restive North Kivu province after a Muslim rebel group stormed Eringeti town. The region has seen two years of massacres by several groups.

[Deutsche Welle] Up to 34 civilians have been killed in the restive North Kivu province after a Muslim rebel group stormed Eringeti town. The region has seen two years of massacres by several groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Opposition Vows to Protest Over Amendment of Electoral Laws

[East African] Tension is rising in Kenya after the Jubilee administration and the opposition took hard-line positions on amendment of laws that will govern next year’s elections.

[East African] Tension is rising in Kenya after the Jubilee administration and the opposition took hard-line positions on amendment of laws that will govern next year's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

6 Burn to Death in Limpopo Head-On Smash

[News24Wire] Six people including a police constable were killed and burnt beyond recognition after two vehicles collided head-on, on Friday evening, police said on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Six people including a police constable were killed and burnt beyond recognition after two vehicles collided head-on, on Friday evening, police said on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Traffic Cop Filmed Extorting Money From Tourists Suspended

[AIM] Maputo -The General Command of the Mozambican police has suspended from duty an officer in the traffic police who was caught on film extorting money from South African tourists as they drove into Mozambique.

[AIM] Maputo -The General Command of the Mozambican police has suspended from duty an officer in the traffic police who was caught on film extorting money from South African tourists as they drove into Mozambique.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique