Suspended Prosecutor-General Tomana Wants Trial Put On Ice

[The Herald] SUSPENDED Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana (pictured), who is facing six counts of criminal abuse of office, is now challenging the constitutional validity of his prosecution at the High Court. Tomana’s trial had been set for yesterday, …

[The Herald] SUSPENDED Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana (pictured), who is facing six counts of criminal abuse of office, is now challenging the constitutional validity of his prosecution at the High Court. Tomana's trial had been set for yesterday, but Advocate Thabani Mpofu instructed by Mambosasa Legal Practice, filed an application for stay of prosecution. The lawyers are arguing that the prosecution was invalid and that it must be stayed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

PDP Will Win in 2019 – Jonathan

[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party remains Nigeria’s strongest and biggest party despite losing the 2015 presidential election, and will win the next general election, former President Goodluck Jonathan has said.

[Premium Times] The Peoples Democratic Party remains Nigeria's strongest and biggest party despite losing the 2015 presidential election, and will win the next general election, former President Goodluck Jonathan has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Again, Women Protest Patience Jonathan’s ‘Harassment’ Over Frozen $15 Million

[Premium Times] A group of women called “Nigeria Women”, on Monday thronged the premises of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court to protest former First Lady, Patience Jonathan’s “harassed and maltreatment.”

[Premium Times] A group of women called "Nigeria Women", on Monday thronged the premises of the Lagos Division of the Federal High Court to protest former First Lady, Patience Jonathan's "harassed and maltreatment."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Concern Over Readiness of Kenya’s Electoral Body

[East African] Kenya’s civil society has raised concerns over the electoral body’s readiness to conduct the August 8 general election even as the mass voter registration exercise closes on February 14.

[East African] Kenya's civil society has raised concerns over the electoral body's readiness to conduct the August 8 general election even as the mass voter registration exercise closes on February 14.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Stanlib, Chestnut to Build U.S.$50 Million Mall in Kampala

[East African] South African property developer, Stanlib and its local partner Chestnut Uganda plan to construct a $50 million shopping mall in Kampala’s suburb of Makindye Municipality. The Arena Mall will be built on a five-acre piece of land, less t…

[East African] South African property developer, Stanlib and its local partner Chestnut Uganda plan to construct a $50 million shopping mall in Kampala's suburb of Makindye Municipality. The Arena Mall will be built on a five-acre piece of land, less than 2km from the capital's central business district.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Releases More Names of Suspected Drug Traffickers

[East African] Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda, who is conducting a relentless campaign against drug trafficking, released a list of 97 names of people accused of conducting the illegal trade.

[East African] Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda, who is conducting a relentless campaign against drug trafficking, released a list of 97 names of people accused of conducting the illegal trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Control of Ad Revenue May Stifle the Press

[East African] Newspapers that publish content that does not please the Tanzania government may find themselves struggling for advertisement revenues, thanks to the newly launched Media Services Regulations, 2017.

[East African] Newspapers that publish content that does not please the Tanzania government may find themselves struggling for advertisement revenues, thanks to the newly launched Media Services Regulations, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

EAC Team to Review Taxes On Key Goods

[East African] The East African Community has formed a 25-member taskforce to revise the region’s Common External Tariff (CET) and fine-tune the existing rules of origin to boost intra-regional trade and attract new investments to the bloc.

[East African] The East African Community has formed a 25-member taskforce to revise the region's Common External Tariff (CET) and fine-tune the existing rules of origin to boost intra-regional trade and attract new investments to the bloc.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya