Lawyers Demand Investigation of Students’ Arrests

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A group of lawyers raised a memorandum to the National Human Rights Commission and requested it to intervene in the ongoing detention of students, including Nasreldin Mukhtar Mohamed Abdallah who was arrested three months ago.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A group of lawyers raised a memorandum to the National Human Rights Commission and requested it to intervene in the ongoing detention of students, including Nasreldin Mukhtar Mohamed Abdallah who was arrested three months ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

From the Inside – the Pain of Government Procurement

[Daily Maverick] It’s taken 17 months and counting to procure a laptop for the Premier’s office, but the progress made in the Garden Route Rebuild Initiative shows that this does not always have to be the case.

[Daily Maverick] It's taken 17 months and counting to procure a laptop for the Premier's office, but the progress made in the Garden Route Rebuild Initiative shows that this does not always have to be the case.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hichilema Praises UPND For Peaceful Rally On The Copperbelt

Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema is happy with the turn out at the card renewal exercise for the Copperbelt regions. Hichilema praised his members for a good turn out. “Thank you abena Kopala for turning out in numbers and being … Continued

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Opposition UPND leader Hakainde Hichilema is happy with the turn out at the card renewal exercise for the Copperbelt regions. Hichilema praised his members for a good turn out. “Thank you abena Kopala for turning out in numbers and being peaceful during our card renewal exercise at Kitwe’s Show grounds. “We are your servants and we remain committed to the well-being of all our citizens from every corner of our country. “Together with our party Vice-President, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, we love you and shall move together in uniting, developing our country,” he said. Hichilema had a busy weekend. Before the rally, he met with a Commonwealth envoy negotiating a consultative process between his party and the ruling Patriotic Front. “With our party Vice President, Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba, party National Chairperson, Mutale Nalumango and other senior party officials we held a closed door meeting with the Commonwealth delegation led by Professor Ibrahim Gambari. “We remain committed to the dialogue process for the greater good of our country and we will not walk away before finding lasting solutions to the many challenges our country is faced with,” he said. Hichilema is hoping to make a sixth attempt at the presidency when elections are held in 2021. The post Hichilema Praises UPND For Peaceful Rally On The Copperbelt appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Somali Pirates Caught At Sea, Transferred to Seychelles

[Shabelle] Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to the Seychelles following their arrest for attacks earlier this month off southern Somalia, a Seychelles prisons official said.

[Shabelle] Six suspected Somali pirates have been transferred to the Seychelles following their arrest for attacks earlier this month off southern Somalia, a Seychelles prisons official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UN Pushes Refugee Self-Reliance as Donor Funding for Dwindles

[Nation] A steep shortfall in donor funding for refugee services in Kenya and other host countries is leading the United Nations to seek new ways of aiding the nearly 400,000 Somalis and South Sudanese living in the Dadaab and Kakuma camps.

[Nation] A steep shortfall in donor funding for refugee services in Kenya and other host countries is leading the United Nations to seek new ways of aiding the nearly 400,000 Somalis and South Sudanese living in the Dadaab and Kakuma camps.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Boxing – Cheka to Fight Kidega in Kenya Next Month

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania prominent professional boxer Cosmas Cheka will on December 2 fight Ugandan Kenneth Kidega in the international fight scheduled to take place at Carnivore Ground in Nairobi.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania prominent professional boxer Cosmas Cheka will on December 2 fight Ugandan Kenneth Kidega in the international fight scheduled to take place at Carnivore Ground in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Journalists Barred From Covering Voting in Kijichi Ward

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Journalists found themselves facing a hard time in Kijichi Ward on Sunday, November 26, where election authorities barred them from performing their duty of reporting on the poll taking place there.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Journalists found themselves facing a hard time in Kijichi Ward on Sunday, November 26, where election authorities barred them from performing their duty of reporting on the poll taking place there.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Raila Odinga Rejects Calls to Swear Him In

[Nation] Nasa leader Raila Odinga on Saturday turned down a concerted push by the coalition’s hardliners to swear him in on Tuesday, the day President Uhuru Kenyatta is scheduled to take the oath of office for his second and final term.

[Nation] Nasa leader Raila Odinga on Saturday turned down a concerted push by the coalition’s hardliners to swear him in on Tuesday, the day President Uhuru Kenyatta is scheduled to take the oath of office for his second and final term.

Military Takeover Was Not A Coup – Court

[VOA] The Zimbabwe High Court ruled Saturday that the military takeover that led to Robert Mugabe’s resignation was legal, a key decision since the military had insisted that its moves did not result in a coup.

[VOA] The Zimbabwe High Court ruled Saturday that the military takeover that led to Robert Mugabe's resignation was legal, a key decision since the military had insisted that its moves did not result in a coup.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe