I Would Rather Be Shot Than Buried Alive – Coffin Assault Victim Tells Court

[News24Wire] Victor Mlotshwa, who was forced into a coffin by two men in Middelburg, told the High Court sitting in the town’s Magistrate’s Court that he would rather have been shot than buried alive.

[News24Wire] Victor Mlotshwa, who was forced into a coffin by two men in Middelburg, told the High Court sitting in the town's Magistrate's Court that he would rather have been shot than buried alive.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Land Reform – Mugabe ‘Getting Undue Credit’, War Vets Claim

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean war veterans have reportedly claimed that President Robert Mugabe is improperly getting credit for the controversial land reform programme, adding that the veteran leader had “no land reform policy” during the height of the refo…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean war veterans have reportedly claimed that President Robert Mugabe is improperly getting credit for the controversial land reform programme, adding that the veteran leader had "no land reform policy" during the height of the reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Voting Zuma Out Like ‘Throwing a Nuclear Bomb’ At SA – ANC Chief Whip

[News24Wire] Voting in favour of the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma would be like “throwing a nuclear bomb at the country”, ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu said on Friday.

[News24Wire] Voting in favour of the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma would be like "throwing a nuclear bomb at the country", ANC Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Discharges Ebrima Jawara and Three Others

[The Point] The criminal charge against Ebrima Jawara, Alasan Bah, Sulayman Manneh and Hassan Jallow was yesterday withdrawn by the state at the High Court in Banjul, presided over by Hon. Justice Zainab Jawara Alami.

[The Point] The criminal charge against Ebrima Jawara, Alasan Bah, Sulayman Manneh and Hassan Jallow was yesterday withdrawn by the state at the High Court in Banjul, presided over by Hon. Justice Zainab Jawara Alami.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Judge Orders Summons Be Served On Witnesses to Appear in Murder Trial

[The Point] The Basse High Court presided over by Justice S.A. Abi on 28 July 2017 ordered the court registrar to issue summons and serve the Officer in Charge of Kaur Police Station for onward service on three persons believed to be the prosecution wi…

[The Point] The Basse High Court presided over by Justice S.A. Abi on 28 July 2017 ordered the court registrar to issue summons and serve the Officer in Charge of Kaur Police Station for onward service on three persons believed to be the prosecution witnesses in the alleged murder trial of Ebrima Jallow.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Gambia Seeks Extradition of Ousman Sonko

[The Point] The Gambian authorities have contacted the Public Prosecutor’s Office in Switzerland requesting for the possible extradition of the ex-Interior minister to face trial for his crimes in Banjul.

[The Point] The Gambian authorities have contacted the Public Prosecutor's Office in Switzerland requesting for the possible extradition of the ex-Interior minister to face trial for his crimes in Banjul.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Omar Sise Remains U-20 Gaffer Despite Wafu Championship Assignment

[The Point] Omar Sise is set to remain as the Gambia U-20 team coach despite that the Gambia Football Federation has assigned him to guide The Gambia to the 2017 WAFU football championship in Ghana next month.

[The Point] Omar Sise is set to remain as the Gambia U-20 team coach despite that the Gambia Football Federation has assigned him to guide The Gambia to the 2017 WAFU football championship in Ghana next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Lots of Development Projects’ in the Offing for Lk Sabiji

[The Point] Hon. Saikou Marong, National Assembly member for Latrikunda Sabiji, has said he has a lot of development projects for his constituency as promised during his campaign.

[The Point] Hon. Saikou Marong, National Assembly member for Latrikunda Sabiji, has said he has a lot of development projects for his constituency as promised during his campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Diplomatic Passports for Jammeh, Family and Others Cancelled

[The Point] The Government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MOFA) has announced its resolve to continue the cancellation of diplomatic and service passports issued to former governmen…

[The Point] The Government of The Gambia through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad (MOFA) has announced its resolve to continue the cancellation of diplomatic and service passports issued to former government officials and their families, a government official source has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia