U.S. Arms Embargo Should Inspire Tougher Action from UN – HRW

[HRW] Responding to news that the US government has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, now in its fifth year of an armed conflict that has led to widespread abuses and relentless suffering, Amnesty International USA’s Africa Advocacy Director Adot…

[HRW] Responding to news that the US government has imposed an arms embargo on South Sudan, now in its fifth year of an armed conflict that has led to widespread abuses and relentless suffering, Amnesty International USA's Africa Advocacy Director Adotei Akwei said:

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Free, Fair Polls a Must – SB Moyo

[The Herald] Events that led to the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe were not a military takeover, but a spontaneous reaction by the generality of Zimbabweans who demanded change, and the subsequent holding of free, fair and credible elect…

[The Herald] Events that led to the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe were not a military takeover, but a spontaneous reaction by the generality of Zimbabweans who demanded change, and the subsequent holding of free, fair and credible elections will endorse the process, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Minister Lieutenant-General Sibusiso Moyo (Retired) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The People’s Tribunal On Economic Crime – Holding Power to Account

[Daily Maverick] In the face of slow moving state institutions, politically compromised investigative agencies, and obstructive politicians, South African citizens are exercising their power to challenge the corrupt directly. The first hearings of the …

[Daily Maverick] In the face of slow moving state institutions, politically compromised investigative agencies, and obstructive politicians, South African citizens are exercising their power to challenge the corrupt directly. The first hearings of the People's Tribunal on Economic Crime in South Africa commenced on Saturday 3 February at Constitution Hill in Johannesburg. Running until 7 February, the tribunal is a statement: We will no longer wait in vain for state action. We will gather, hear and publicise the evidence o

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Chiefs Drop Points Again

[New Era] Oshakati -Stuggling MTC Premiership outfit Young Chiefs FC’s life in the country’s topflight football league is hanging after the Notherners failed to collect maximum points in their oustanding league fixture against visitors Rundu Chiefs at …

[New Era] Oshakati -Stuggling MTC Premiership outfit Young Chiefs FC's life in the country's topflight football league is hanging after the Notherners failed to collect maximum points in their oustanding league fixture against visitors Rundu Chiefs at Oshakati Stadium, on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Police Boss Fails to Produce Miguna at Milimani Court

[Nation] Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet and DCI boss George Kinoti failed to show up in court on Tuesday morning and did not produce lawyer Miguna Miguna as ordered.

[Nation] Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinnet and DCI boss George Kinoti failed to show up in court on Tuesday morning and did not produce lawyer Miguna Miguna as ordered.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kanu Resurfaces With 2 Million Man March

[Vanguard] Abuja -PROMOTER of the defunct Youth Earnestly Ask for Abacha YEAA, Prince Daniel Kanu has re-emerged on the nation’s political scene with the New Deal Organisation, a vehicle through which he seeks to organize a two million man march to dev…

[Vanguard] Abuja -PROMOTER of the defunct Youth Earnestly Ask for Abacha YEAA, Prince Daniel Kanu has re-emerged on the nation's political scene with the New Deal Organisation, a vehicle through which he seeks to organize a two million man march to develop a new vision for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We’ve Recovered N867bn, $6.258m, 13.847m Euro in 2017- Magu

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday confirmed the recovery of N867 billion; $66.258 million and 13.847 euro corruption proceeds in 2017 financial year.

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, yesterday confirmed the recovery of N867 billion; $66.258 million and 13.847 euro corruption proceeds in 2017 financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Koës Double Murder Suspects Denied Bail

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -Three men accused of the murder of an elderly couple at their farm in the Koës district were denied bail in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate’s Court yesterday.

[New Era] Keetmanshoop -Three men accused of the murder of an elderly couple at their farm in the Koës district were denied bail in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate's Court yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Another City Needed to Stem Rural-Urban Migration

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia should think about developing a second commercial city in an area where there is an abundance of water to supply ‘wet’ industries, which could in return create both skilled and unskilled jobs, in order to stop migration of p…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia should think about developing a second commercial city in an area where there is an abundance of water to supply 'wet' industries, which could in return create both skilled and unskilled jobs, in order to stop migration of people to Windhoek. Political analysts feel such a development could decongest Windhoek that has in recent years seen an upsurge in slum dwellers and the proliferation of shacks.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia