After 30 Years, Justice for Airman

[Legalbrief] A long, long time ago, in 1976 to be exact, John Muruge Mbogo joined the Kenya armed forces and was detailed to serve with the air force. In the next six years, before his life changed forever, he rose to the position of corporal. Then, in…

[Legalbrief] A long, long time ago, in 1976 to be exact, John Muruge Mbogo joined the Kenya armed forces and was detailed to serve with the air force. In the next six years, before his life changed forever, he rose to the position of corporal. Then, in 1982, he was detained and handed over to the army on suspicion that he was part of an aborted coup.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Victory for Media As Court Vindicates Editor

[SALC] Maseru -On Monday 21 May 2018, the Lesotho High Court (sitting as a Constitutional Court), in a unanimous judgment declared the offence of criminal defamation unconstitutional with retrospective effect.

[SALC] Maseru -On Monday 21 May 2018, the Lesotho High Court (sitting as a Constitutional Court), in a unanimous judgment declared the offence of criminal defamation unconstitutional with retrospective effect.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

How Will African Teams Perform At Next Month’s FIFA Soccer World Cup?

[Namibia Economist] Jemma Brie -Five African teams have qualified for the World Cup this year, and with the tournament fast approaching, everyone is asking whether this will be the year that an African team fulfills the continent’s dream of World Cup s…

[Namibia Economist] Jemma Brie -Five African teams have qualified for the World Cup this year, and with the tournament fast approaching, everyone is asking whether this will be the year that an African team fulfills the continent's dream of World Cup success. Egypt, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, and Tunisia are the teams leading the charge, and each one will be hoping to become the most successful African team of the tournament. In this article we take a more in-depth look at each nation and discuss which one will go the furthest.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

The Blue Samurai Will Be Mere Participants

[Monitor] Japan recently appointed Akira Nishino to replace Vahid Halilhodzic as coach, and the new man in charge wisely prioritised bringing exiled stars such as Keisuke Honda, Shinji Kagwa and Shinji Okazaki back into the fold. The reintroduction of …

[Monitor] Japan recently appointed Akira Nishino to replace Vahid Halilhodzic as coach, and the new man in charge wisely prioritised bringing exiled stars such as Keisuke Honda, Shinji Kagwa and Shinji Okazaki back into the fold. The reintroduction of that experience and quality alone boosts Japan's chances in Russia by about 200 per cent, but that doesn't say much for their prospects.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Will Pele’s Prediction of an African Team Winning World Cup Come True This Year?

[Nation] After the sterling performances of Tunisia in 1978, Morocco in 1986 and Cameroon in 1990, O Rei (The King) Pele predicted that an African team was going to win the Fifa World Cup by the year 2000. This year will mark the 18th cycle since the d…

[Nation] After the sterling performances of Tunisia in 1978, Morocco in 1986 and Cameroon in 1990, O Rei (The King) Pele predicted that an African team was going to win the Fifa World Cup by the year 2000. This year will mark the 18th cycle since the deferment of that outcome.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya