Appellate Judge Fatuma Sichale Refutes Misconduct Claims

[Nation] A Court of Appeal judge, who alongside the Attorney-General nominee Paul Kihara Kariuki and others were accused of misconduct, says the accusations against her are misplaced.

[Nation] A Court of Appeal judge, who alongside the Attorney-General nominee Paul Kihara Kariuki and others were accused of misconduct, says the accusations against her are misplaced.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Boko Haram Expected to Release Last Dapchi Schoolgirl

[Premium Times] The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has confirmed the last known Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, who was held back by Boko Haram, is expected to be released today.

[Premium Times] The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has confirmed the last known Dapchi schoolgirl, Leah Sharibu, who was held back by Boko Haram, is expected to be released today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hacking Allegations – PDP Pillories Presidency Over False Claims

[PDP] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has pilloried the Presidency for falsely accusing it of hacking into President Muhammadu Buhari’s personal data in the run up to the 2015 general election.

[PDP] The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has pilloried the Presidency for falsely accusing it of hacking into President Muhammadu Buhari's personal data in the run up to the 2015 general election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Benin and Belgium Give Birth to Award-Winning Children’s Scheme

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -A city in Benin, partnered with another in Belgium, has won a European prize for ensuring that all babies born in the region get their births registered, a globally recognised right.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -A city in Benin, partnered with another in Belgium, has won a European prize for ensuring that all babies born in the region get their births registered, a globally recognised right.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Anti-Slavery Groups Say Face Growing Threat in Mauritania

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Anti-slavery activists in Mauritania are increasingly being arrested and protests banned as the state tightens restrictions on human rights groups, activists and organisations said on Thursday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Anti-slavery activists in Mauritania are increasingly being arrested and protests banned as the state tightens restrictions on human rights groups, activists and organisations said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Uganda Joins Africa’s Big-Debt Club, Central Bank Warns On Default

[East African] Uganda’s national debt has nearly trebled in the last three years to more than 50 per cent of gross domestic product, creating a risk of default risk, since nearly two-thirds of that borrowing is external, the central bank said.

[East African] Uganda's national debt has nearly trebled in the last three years to more than 50 per cent of gross domestic product, creating a risk of default risk, since nearly two-thirds of that borrowing is external, the central bank said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nation Goes to the Polls in Senatorial Elections

[Deutsche Welle] Eight opposition political parties in Cameroon will be competing with the ruling CPDM of president Paul Biya for the 70 elective senate seats in the country’s March 25 senatorial elections.

[Deutsche Welle] Eight opposition political parties in Cameroon will be competing with the ruling CPDM of president Paul Biya for the 70 elective senate seats in the country's March 25 senatorial elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon