The Country Needs More Than a Hybrid Court

[ISS] When government soldiers stormed the Terrain residential compound in Juba, South Sudan, on 11 July 2016, they attacked, robbed and raped foreign aid workers and shot dead a local journalist.

[ISS] When government soldiers stormed the Terrain residential compound in Juba, South Sudan, on 11 July 2016, they attacked, robbed and raped foreign aid workers and shot dead a local journalist.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Uganda Moves to Scrap Presidential Age Limit

[Deutsche Welle] Lawmakers from Uganda’s ruling party have voted to introduce a bill to abolish presidential age limitations. When passed by parliament, the changes will let President Yoweri Museveni extend his grip on power.

[Deutsche Welle] Lawmakers from Uganda's ruling party have voted to introduce a bill to abolish presidential age limitations. When passed by parliament, the changes will let President Yoweri Museveni extend his grip on power.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

48 Persons Die of Cholera in Borno – MSF

[Premium Times] A humanitarian medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, said about 48 persons have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease last month in Borno State.

[Premium Times] A humanitarian medical organisation, Medecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, said about 48 persons have died of cholera since the outbreak of the disease last month in Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Normalcy Returns to Chitungwiza

[The Herald] It was business as usual yesterday at the cash-strapped Chitungwiza Municipality after the local authority started getting back its attached property. This follows President Mugabe’s intervention last week when he invoked the Presidential …

[The Herald] It was business as usual yesterday at the cash-strapped Chitungwiza Municipality after the local authority started getting back its attached property. This follows President Mugabe's intervention last week when he invoked the Presidential Powers (Temporary Powers) to stay the attachment and sale of the council property. The property was seized by Metbank over a $600 000 debt and Nissam Investment which was demanding $4,2 million for the services it rendered to Chitungwiza.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari Makes Case for Refund of Looted Funds At UN

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari will today at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly make case for the intervention of world leaders for the refund of the country’s looted funds slashed away in various foreign bank account…

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari will today at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly make case for the intervention of world leaders for the refund of the country's looted funds slashed away in various foreign bank accounts in Europe and America.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Seeks Residents Support Over Park Sale

[The Herald] Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere is seeking residents’ input over the sale of a part of Harare Gardens to hospitality group, Africa Sun (Pvt) Ltd for expansion of Crowne Plaza Hotel. The devel…

[The Herald] Local Government, Public Works and National Housing Minister Saviour Kasukuwere is seeking residents' input over the sale of a part of Harare Gardens to hospitality group, Africa Sun (Pvt) Ltd for expansion of Crowne Plaza Hotel. The development will also include a state-of-the-art conference centre among other facilities. In terms of Section 49 (4) of the Regional, Town and Country Planning Act (Chapter 29:12) the minister is obliged to give public notice on his intention to grant the proposed change and

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Community Assistance Sought By the Detectives in Kwanobuhle

[SAPS] Kwanobuhle police have launched a manhunt for suspect(s) following the senseless murder of two males. Detectives from the South African Police Service in Kwanobuhle are also looking for any information that could lead to the arrest of the suspec…

[SAPS] Kwanobuhle police have launched a manhunt for suspect(s) following the senseless murder of two males. Detectives from the South African Police Service in Kwanobuhle are also looking for any information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect/s involved in the murder of Wandile Latile (33) and an unidentified male. It is alleged that Latile and the unidentified male was visiting the Meat Corner in Mabandla Road, Kwanobuhle last night, Sunday, 17 September 2017 and stepped out of the premises at about 2

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Leadership Vacuum Is Costing Us Dearly

[Democracy Works] This quote is attributed to Cicero, the Roman lawyer who himself railed against the excesses of the late Roman Republic in many of his prosecutions, most famously against Gaius Verres. Ironically, one of the charges against Verres was…

[Democracy Works] This quote is attributed to Cicero, the Roman lawyer who himself railed against the excesses of the late Roman Republic in many of his prosecutions, most famously against Gaius Verres. Ironically, one of the charges against Verres was that he enriched himself through public construction contracts, most notably fixing the temple of Castor and Pollux. The Roman Republic eventually destroyed itself through corruption, disorganisation and bloody battle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa