Killings Still Rife in Burundi but African States Oppose ICC ‘Help’

[East African] Since July 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza ran for a controversial presidential third term, brutal killings of leaders and civilians have continued unabated.

[East African] Since July 2015, when President Pierre Nkurunziza ran for a controversial presidential third term, brutal killings of leaders and civilians have continued unabated.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Military Plane Crash in Congo Kills Dozens

[Deutsche Welle] There were no survivors among the all-Russian crew that was transporting vehicles, weapons and military personnel. Initial reports suggest the plane suffered a faulty take-off.

[Deutsche Welle] There were no survivors among the all-Russian crew that was transporting vehicles, weapons and military personnel. Initial reports suggest the plane suffered a faulty take-off.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Life Imprisonment for Killer Armed Robber

[New Zimbabwe] A notorious armed robber who was last year jailed for an effective 38 years after being convicted on 22 counts of robbery was Friday sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a man at a mine in the course of a robbery.

[New Zimbabwe] A notorious armed robber who was last year jailed for an effective 38 years after being convicted on 22 counts of robbery was Friday sentenced to life imprisonment for killing a man at a mine in the course of a robbery.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari – Restructuring Talks Ignite Calls for Breakup

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says though recent calls for restructuring are quite proper in a legitimate debate, they have let in highly irresponsible groups to call for dismemberment of the country.

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari says though recent calls for restructuring are quite proper in a legitimate debate, they have let in highly irresponsible groups to call for dismemberment of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nasa’s ‘No Reforms, No Polls’ Campaign Poses Headache for Jubilee

[Nation] The cryptic message by Nasa leader Raila Odinga that there would be no repeat presidential election unless the coalition’s demands for reforms are met has sent Jubilee back to the drawing board as they try to unravel what he really means.

[Nation] The cryptic message by Nasa leader Raila Odinga that there would be no repeat presidential election unless the coalition's demands for reforms are met has sent Jubilee back to the drawing board as they try to unravel what he really means.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sudan’s States Claim Success in Arms, Vehicle Collection Campaign

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala / El Obeid / Ed Daein / El Geneina / -The Sudanese states of North Kordofan, North, East, and West Darfur have all claimed a measure of success in the governent campaign to seize illegal vehicles and firearms. Maj. Gen. Ahmed El D…

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala / El Obeid / Ed Daein / El Geneina / -The Sudanese states of North Kordofan, North, East, and West Darfur have all claimed a measure of success in the governent campaign to seize illegal vehicles and firearms. Maj. Gen. Ahmed El Deheish, the police chief of North Kordofan has announced the seizure of 236 vehicles without plates, unlicensed, or without customs duties.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan