Opposition Drags Ruling Party’s Kasukuwere to Court

[The Herald] MDC-T has approached the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of parts of the recently amended Local Government Act which gives the responsible minister powers to unilaterally suspend councillors, chairpersons and mayors …

[The Herald] MDC-T has approached the Constitutional Court challenging the constitutionality of parts of the recently amended Local Government Act which gives the responsible minister powers to unilaterally suspend councillors, chairpersons and mayors without setting up a tribunal.In terms of the Local Government (Amendment) Act, 2016, the Minister of Local Government, Public Works and National Housing has power to suspend councillors, mayors and council chairpersons on his own, a situation which the opposition party a

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ndangamyambi Scores 64 Runs to Guide Telugu to Victory

[New Times] Eric Ndangamyambi was on top form as he guided Telugu Royals to victory against Right Guards in the first match of the 2017 V.R NAIDU Family Twenty20 tournament at Kicukiro cricket ground on Sunday.

[New Times] Eric Ndangamyambi was on top form as he guided Telugu Royals to victory against Right Guards in the first match of the 2017 V.R NAIDU Family Twenty20 tournament at Kicukiro cricket ground on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Unions Maintain Universities Staff Strike Still Active

[Nation] Public universities academic staff have denied claims that they have called off their strike and vowed not to relent on their demands to have a proposed collective bargaining agreement approved.

[Nation] Public universities academic staff have denied claims that they have called off their strike and vowed not to relent on their demands to have a proposed collective bargaining agreement approved.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Human Rights Watch Researcher Deported

[HRF] (New York) — Ida Sawyer, Central Africa director at Human Rights Watch, was obliged to leave the Democratic Republic of Congo on January 20, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. Immigration authorities in the eastern city of Goma annulled her vi…

[HRF] (New York) -- Ida Sawyer, Central Africa director at Human Rights Watch, was obliged to leave the Democratic Republic of Congo on January 20, 2017, Human Rights Watch said today. Immigration authorities in the eastern city of Goma annulled her visa and escorted her to the border.Ida Sawyer in the eastern city of Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo, on January 18, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Unions Demand Teachers’ Exam Pay From KNEC

[Nation] The Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) is verifying details of teachers who took part in supervising last year’s national exam before releasing their wages, as unions intensify calls for payment.

[Nation] The Kenya National Examinations Council (Knec) is verifying details of teachers who took part in supervising last year's national exam before releasing their wages, as unions intensify calls for payment.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Tinubu’s Jet Was Used to Fly Yahya Jammeh to Exile

[Premium Times] The private jet used to ferry the disgraced former president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, was a chartered plane leased by the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

[Premium Times] The private jet used to ferry the disgraced former president of Gambia, Yahya Jammeh, was a chartered plane leased by the national leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, PREMIUM TIMES has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Audit Grossly Indicts Criminal Justice System

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A report by the National Council on Administration of Justice (NCAJ) has revealed that 75 percent of pr-trial detainees are aged between 18 to 35 years and have their cases dragging on for very long.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A report by the National Council on Administration of Justice (NCAJ) has revealed that 75 percent of pr-trial detainees are aged between 18 to 35 years and have their cases dragging on for very long.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya