Security Forces Must Avoid Repression of Biafra Day Protests – Amnesty International

[Premium Times] The Nigerian security forces must exercise restraint when policing demonstrations marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Biafra War on May 30, and avoid a repetition of the bloodbath caused by their heavy-handed response last ye…

[Premium Times] The Nigerian security forces must exercise restraint when policing demonstrations marking the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Biafra War on May 30, and avoid a repetition of the bloodbath caused by their heavy-handed response last year when more than 60 people were gunned down, said Amnesty International today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NGO Welcomes New Supreme Court of Appeal President

[News24Wire] The appointment of Justice Mandisa Maya as Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) president will help strengthen South Africa’s constitutional democracy, NGO Casac said on Monday.

[News24Wire] The appointment of Justice Mandisa Maya as Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) president will help strengthen South Africa's constitutional democracy, NGO Casac said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two Years On, Northern Supporters Await Buhari’s Magic

[Premium Times] He never called himself a revolutionist – he was a former military dictator who imposed draconian laws – but President Muhammadu Buhari electoral campaign in 2014 and 2015 can be described as revolutionary.

[Premium Times] He never called himself a revolutionist - he was a former military dictator who imposed draconian laws - but President Muhammadu Buhari electoral campaign in 2014 and 2015 can be described as revolutionary.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bad English in Van Breda’s Statement Scrutinised

[News24Wire] Henri van Breda did not ask for legal representation before signing the statement of his version of how his parents and brother were murdered, the officer who took it down told the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] Henri van Breda did not ask for legal representation before signing the statement of his version of how his parents and brother were murdered, the officer who took it down told the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mother in Court for Allegedly Poisoning Children

[News24Wire] A woman accused of poisoning her children, aged 3 and 7, at their home in Stinkwater, north of Pretoria, and then fleeing shortly afterward appeared in the Temba Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] A woman accused of poisoning her children, aged 3 and 7, at their home in Stinkwater, north of Pretoria, and then fleeing shortly afterward appeared in the Temba Magistrate's Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Authority Confiscates Stalled Cargoes

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA), Modjo branch office, declared on May 26, 2017, that the office finally reached the decision of confiscating 144 containers due to the importers’ reluctance in picking up their contain…

[Addis Fortune] The Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority (ERCA), Modjo branch office, declared on May 26, 2017, that the office finally reached the decision of confiscating 144 containers due to the importers' reluctance in picking up their containers on time.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia