October 31

  • Nigeria: Group Faults Court Dismissal of Hijab Ban Case

    Daily Trust

    National Council of Muslim Youth Organisations (NACOMYO) has faulted dismissal of the suit filed by the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria (MSSN) against the ban on hijab in public... Read more »

  • East Africa: EALA Member to Seek Assembly's Dissolution

    New Times

    Following months of interruption of normalcy in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA), a member has vowed to move to the East African Court of Justice seeking to dissolve... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Kayonza Residents Await Compensation Six Years On

    New Times

    Residents of Kayonza have complained over delays to compensate them for property and land lost in 2008 to pave way for construction of feeder roads in the town. Read more »

  • Rwanda: 1,300 Police Officers to Train in Handling Suspected Ebola Cases

    New Times

    Up to 1,300 Police officers are to be trained in handling people suspected of having come into contact with persons suspected of having Ebola symptoms or diagnosed with the virus. Read more »

  • Rwanda: New Policy Prescribes Special Treatment for Juveniles

    New Times

    A new policy approved by the Cabinet recently lays out procedures and punishment to be meted out in case a persons below the age of 18 is convicted on any crime by a court of law. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Industry Minister Denounces Cartels

    Daily News

    AFRICAN economies have co-existed with a number of well-known cartels and anti-competitive conducts such as price fixing, bid-ridding, restrictions of output, allocation of markets... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Lawyers Set to Train Villagers On Resource Management

    Daily News

    LAWYERS Environmental Action Team (LEAT) is currently implementing a project on citizens engaging on government oversight in natural resources management (CEGO-NRM). Read more »

  • Rwanda: MPs Tell Rights Commission to Help Prevent Violence

    New Times

    Legislators yesterday tasked the National Commission for Human Rights to increase awareness campaigns against domestic violence and other violations of human rights. Read more »

  • Liberia: Burglary At Ebola Treatment Center Storeroom

    New Dawn

    A report from Nimba says unknown men have burglarized a storeroom of the Ganta Ebola Treatment Center and made away with several items. The robbers allegedly used knives and other... Read more »

  • Liberia: Police Charged Four With Murder in Grand Gedeh

    New Dawn

    Police in Grand Gedeh County have charged and sent to court four persons in connection with murder at the PTP Refugee Camp. Police charged sheet said the four suspects are charged... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Commissioner Fights Vehicle Seizure

    The Herald

    COMMISSIONER Emmanuel Chimwanda of the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission has filed a High Court application challenging the seizure of his service vehicle by armed police... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Ex-Minister Matonga's Property Attached

    The Herald

    Former Deputy Minister and Mhondoro-Ngezi legislator Cde Bright Matonga's property has been attached by the Deputy Sheriff for failing to settle debts. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Dino Sues Prominent Lawyer

    The Herald

    Rasta Kwasa musician Dino Mudondo yesterday approached the Harare Civil Court claiming $250 from a prominent lawyer for a queen bed cover set he took from his shop. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: President Mourns Sata

    The Herald

    Sadc chairperson President Mugabe yesterday sent a condolence message to Zambia following the death of the country's President Mr Michael Chilufya Sata at a London hospital on... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Bulk Buyers Snap the Herald

    The Herald

    SOME people yesterday bulk-bought copies of The Herald, in a move that appeared designed to curb the reach of the front page story of Vice President Joice Mujuru's US$1 million... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Snc Demands Immediate Restoration of Tambuwal's Security Details

    Daily Trust

    The Say No Campaign (SNC) has demanded the immediate restoration of the security details of the Speaker of House of Representatives Aminu Waziri Tambuwal, saying the action of the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tambuwal Goes to Court

    This Day

    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Aminu Waziri Tambuwal has headed to court to seek legal intervention on the issue of the removal of his security aides by the Inspector... Read more »

  • Mozambique: Agreement On Fight Against Wildlife Crime


    The Mozambican government on 29 October in Maputo signed an agreement with the Joaquim Chissano Foundation and the Peace Parks Foundation to fight wildlife crime. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Arms Smuggling - Togolese to Serve Five Years Jail Term

    Daily Trust

    A Federal High Court in Abuja yesterday sentenced a 42-year- old Togolese, Kavege Kodzo, to five years imprisonment over his involvement in cross-border arms deal. Read more »

  • Nigeria: Tension in Taraba Community Over Murder of College Teacher


    The peace currently being enjoyed by the people of Taraba State may be disrupted following the alleged gruesome murder of a lecturer, Kasimu Alhaji Mallam Isa, in the state College... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Alias-Fatile Says ICC is Lacking Respect

    CAJ News

    DR Tope Ade Alias-Fatile, Head of the Permanent Mission of Nigeria to the United Nations, raised concern at the International Criminal Court's treatment of African leaders, saying... Read more »

  • Namibia: Bogus Marriages - Something Must Be Done [opinion]

    New Era

    It is very serious to read an article in the New Era edition of 24 October 2014 saying some foreigners are getting married to Namibians mainly to acquire Namibian citizenship and... Read more »

  • Kenya: Magerer Wants Barbaric ODM Attackers Arrested

    Capital FM

    ODM Executive Director Magerer Lang'at says what happened to him at Orange House on Thursday is 'shameful and barbaric' and has urged the police to expedite their investigations. Read more »

  • Namibia: New Program to Help Fight Crime

    New Era

    Crime Stoppers, a program that allows members of the public to report crime anonymously, will be launched in Namibia next year. Read more »

  • Tanzania: High Court Postpones 310 Billion/ - IPTL Suit Against Kafulila

    Daily News

    THE High Court yesterday postponed to March 5, next year, the hearing of the case in which Independent Power Tanzania Limited (IPTL) and two other plaintiffs are suing lawmaker... Read more »

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