ICC Rules – South Africa Guilty of Non-Arrest Bashir

[Radio Dabanga] The Hague -Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled today that they will not refer South Africa’s non-compliance to a higher authority, after deciding that the nation failed in its obligations to the war crimes court by no…

[Radio Dabanga] The Hague -Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) ruled today that they will not refer South Africa's non-compliance to a higher authority, after deciding that the nation failed in its obligations to the war crimes court by not arresting wanted president Omar Al Bashir in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. Congressmen Urge Trump to Delay Sanctions Relief

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -A bipartisan group including 53 U.S. lawmakers has strongly urged President Donald Trump to delay the decision to permanently lift economic sanctions against Sudan by 12 July.

[Radio Dabanga] Washington -A bipartisan group including 53 U.S. lawmakers has strongly urged President Donald Trump to delay the decision to permanently lift economic sanctions against Sudan by 12 July.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

We ‘Ll Soon Address Clamour for Restructuring, Says Osinbajo

[Guardian] The Federal Government would soon address the issues around restructuring that Nigerians are clamouring for.Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at a book launch in Abuja, yesterday said that government was observing and taking notes of the debate…

[Guardian] The Federal Government would soon address the issues around restructuring that Nigerians are clamouring for.Acting President Yemi Osinbajo at a book launch in Abuja, yesterday said that government was observing and taking notes of the debates and that something would be done on the issue to meet the agitations of the citizenry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

U.S. Grants Students Visas for Robotics Contest

[VOA] There is a happy ending for a team of Gambian students who planned to compete in a major global robotics contest in Washington later this month. The five-members were granted visas Thursday to come to the United States after being turned down ear…

[VOA] There is a happy ending for a team of Gambian students who planned to compete in a major global robotics contest in Washington later this month. The five-members were granted visas Thursday to come to the United States after being turned down earlier this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Chimamanda Adichie Wins Major French Literary Award

[Guardian] “Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named one of three winners of Le Grand Prix de l’héroïne Madame Figaro.

[Guardian] "Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has been named one of three winners of Le Grand Prix de l'héroïne Madame Figaro.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Patience Jonathan Alleges Threats to Life

[Guardian] Abuja -Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, yesterday petitioned Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara alleging threats to her life by officials of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and National…

[Guardian] Abuja -Wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Patience, yesterday petitioned Speaker of the House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara alleging threats to her life by officials of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Wants Parliament Recalled

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) now wants Parliament recalled for a special sitting to discuss audit of the voters register done by global audit firm KPMG.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) now wants Parliament recalled for a special sitting to discuss audit of the voters register done by global audit firm KPMG.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ex-Jigawa Governor to Spend Minimum 77 Days in Detention

[Premium Times] A former governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki, who was arrested on Tuesday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, may stay in the custody of the anti-graft agency until at least September 19, PREMIUM TIMES has gathered.

[Premium Times] A former governor of Jigawa State, Saminu Turaki, who was arrested on Tuesday by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, may stay in the custody of the anti-graft agency until at least September 19, PREMIUM TIMES has gathered.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Don’t Trivialize Issues Raised On Budget 2017, Fashola Replies Goje

[Guardian] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN on Thursday said it was regrettable that the Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje would seek to trivialize the issues he raised about the unilate…

[Guardian] The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN on Thursday said it was regrettable that the Senate Committee Chairman on Appropriation, Senator Danjuma Goje would seek to trivialize the issues he raised about the unilateral slashing of the budgetary allocation to key national infrastructure by the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Neither Restructuring Nor Referendum’ll Solve Our Problems – Obaseki

[Vanguard] Benin City -Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, declared that neither restructuring nor referendum, as being agitated by some elder statesmen and leaders, will solve the nation’s current problems.

[Vanguard] Benin City -Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State, yesterday, declared that neither restructuring nor referendum, as being agitated by some elder statesmen and leaders, will solve the nation's current problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria