Niger Delta Leaders Plead With Avengers to Call Off Threat

[Guardian] The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday convened an emergency meeting to address the rising tension in the region, particularly the threat by the Niger Delta Avengers to commence “operation zero economy” and to ground oil related activi…

[Guardian] The Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) yesterday convened an emergency meeting to address the rising tension in the region, particularly the threat by the Niger Delta Avengers to commence "operation zero economy" and to ground oil related activities in Delta State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

47 Years Later – How We Saw Uganda’s First Military Coup

[Monitor] When Uganda’s first military coup took place 47 years ago, today (January 25), Edward Ochwo was a Clerk to Parliament, Charles Byekwaso was a civil servant with Radio Uganda, while Abasi Mukasa was a Primary One pupil at Nsambya Railways Prim…

[Monitor] When Uganda's first military coup took place 47 years ago, today (January 25), Edward Ochwo was a Clerk to Parliament, Charles Byekwaso was a civil servant with Radio Uganda, while Abasi Mukasa was a Primary One pupil at Nsambya Railways Primary School.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cabinet Okays Bill to Empower Judiciary

[Monitor] Kampala -Cabinet on Monday endorsed the long awaited Judiciary Administration Bill, which guarantees the independence of the Judiciary as the third arm of the State under the doctrine of separation of powers.

[Monitor] Kampala -Cabinet on Monday endorsed the long awaited Judiciary Administration Bill, which guarantees the independence of the Judiciary as the third arm of the State under the doctrine of separation of powers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

State Defies Court On Rwandan’s Release

[Monitor] Kampala -A Rwandan national, who was arrested and detained by armed security personnel from Mbarara District early this month, has not been released despite court ordering so.

[Monitor] Kampala -A Rwandan national, who was arrested and detained by armed security personnel from Mbarara District early this month, has not been released despite court ordering so.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Multi-Billionaire Class the Real ‘State Capturers’ – Union Federation

[News24Wire] The workings of South Africa’s “multi-billionaire class” should also go under the magnifying glass during the inquiry into state capture, the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The workings of South Africa's "multi-billionaire class" should also go under the magnifying glass during the inquiry into state capture, the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa