Jubilee Takes Campaigns to Embu, Nasa Woos Narok Voters

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto are today campaigning in Embu County while the opposition Nasa coalition is for the second day in Narok to woo voters.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto are today campaigning in Embu County while the opposition Nasa coalition is for the second day in Narok to woo voters.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Two Journalists Face Baseless Criminal Charges

[HRW] Johannesburg -Angolan prosecutors should drop charges against two journalists accused of insulting the state and allow them to do their jobs without interference, Human Rights Watch said today. Rafael Marques de Morais, who runs the anticorruption website Maka Angola, and Mariano Bras Lourenço, editor of the weekly newspaper O Crime, were charged on June 21, 2017, with “outrage to a body of sovereignty and injury against public authority,” under Angola’s Law on Crimes against State Security.

[HRW] Johannesburg -Angolan prosecutors should drop charges against two journalists accused of insulting the state and allow them to do their jobs without interference, Human Rights Watch said today. Rafael Marques de Morais, who runs the anticorruption website Maka Angola, and Mariano Bras Lourenço, editor of the weekly newspaper O Crime, were charged on June 21, 2017, with "outrage to a body of sovereignty and injury against public authority," under Angola's Law on Crimes against State Security.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

EU – Rights Should Be On Egypt Meeting Agenda

[HRW] Brussels -The European Union and its member states should insist on including human rights concerns on the agenda for an upcoming EU-Egypt Association Council meeting and in EU public messaging about the meeting, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Brussels -The European Union and its member states should insist on including human rights concerns on the agenda for an upcoming EU-Egypt Association Council meeting and in EU public messaging about the meeting, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

House Saga – Court Clears Grace Mugabe

[The Herald] The High Court has rescinded an erroneous court order that compelled First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe and her son Mr Russell Goreraza to vacate three houses belonging to a fugitive Lebanese businessman Jamal Ahmed. Judge president George Chiwe…

[The Herald] The High Court has rescinded an erroneous court order that compelled First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe and her son Mr Russell Goreraza to vacate three houses belonging to a fugitive Lebanese businessman Jamal Ahmed. Judge president George Chiweshe set aside the order after the First Family's lawyer Mr Wilson Manase of Manase and Manase Legal Practitioners successfully argued that his clients had nothing to do with the alleged grabbing of the property and that Dr Mugabe's name had been soiled unfairly.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Improves Public Finances Management – AfDB

[ANGOP] Luanda -The African Development Bank (AfDB) praised Wednesday the Angolan government’s work to improve the fiscal framework and Public Finance Management (PFM) systems.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The African Development Bank (AfDB) praised Wednesday the Angolan government's work to improve the fiscal framework and Public Finance Management (PFM) systems.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Students Union Blames #ThisFlag Leader Mawarire For ‘Riots’

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has blamed Pastor Evan Mawarire for causing the violence which ensued during a protest by medical students at University of Zimbabwe (UZ) on Monday.

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe National Students Union (Zinasu) has blamed Pastor Evan Mawarire for causing the violence which ensued during a protest by medical students at University of Zimbabwe (UZ) on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Police Use Lethal Force to Repress Diamond-Area Protest

[Maka] Reports from the diamond-rich province of Lunda Norte in north-eastern Angola say police opened fire without warning on peaceful demonstrations by separatists on Sunday, killing one bystander and wounding others.

[Maka] Reports from the diamond-rich province of Lunda Norte in north-eastern Angola say police opened fire without warning on peaceful demonstrations by separatists on Sunday, killing one bystander and wounding others.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola