October 01

  • Gambia: Jammeh Pardons Retired Colonel Samsideen Sarr

    The Point

    According to state TV GRTS, President Yahya Jammeh has pardoned retired colonel Samsideen Sarr. Read more »

  • Gambia: Justice Hassan Jallow Secures Conviction for Rwandan War Culprits

    The Point

    Justice Hassan B. Jallow, a Gambian prosecutor at the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR), has successfully led prosecution appeals teams to convince the Appeals... Read more »

  • Gambia: NCCE Sensitises Communities in West Coast Region

    Daily Observer

    As mandated by the 1997 Constitution, the National Council for Civic Education (NCCE), is currently sensitising six communities in the West Coast Region on the role of the Village... Read more »

  • Liberia: "Use Discretionary Powers" - Chief Justice Warns Magistrates


    Chief justice Francis S. Korkpor, Sr. has Warned Magistrates against acts that do not conform with the law during this Ebola crisis. Chief justice, Francis Korkpor, has encouraged... Read more »

  • Kenya: Raila, Mvurya Won't Pursue Kwale Attack Case

    Capital FM

    Former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Governor Salim Mvurya say they do not intend to pursue the case against the man who caned them as they danced at a public meeting in Kwale on... Read more »

  • Liberia: Liberian Senate Launches Investigation Into Ebola Funds


    The Plenary of the Liberian Senate has instructed its Public Accounts and Ways, Means and Finance committees launch an investigation into the disbursement report of the five... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Health Sciences College Wants Intruders Out of Land

    Daily News

    THE administration of Zanzibar College of Health Sciences has asked authorities in the Isles to stop the ongoing illegal occupation of its land at Mbweni area. Read more »

  • Tanzania: Six CA Members Reject Katiba

    Daily News

    CONSTITUENT Assembly (CA) Chairperson Samuel Sitta was yesterday compelled to apply Provision Number 54 (4) of the Standing Orders to form a consensus committee to establish the... Read more »

  • Tanzania: Crude Gins, Narcotic Drugs Must Go

    Daily News

    A TOTAL of 248 villagers in Songea Rural District were rushed to hospital on Monday shortly after consuming a local brew popularly known in the locality as 'togwa.' Read more »

  • Rwanda: Sonarwa Holdings Co-Chairman Dead

    New Times

    Insurance services provider, Sonarwa Holdings co-chairman, Remi Oluwude, has died. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Lack of Uniform Laws Impede Free Movement of Labour

    New Times

    Bureaucracy and conflicting ministerial rules are still a major threat to free movement of professionals in the region as enshrined in the East African Community Common Market... Read more »

  • Rwanda: Anti-GBV, Child Abuse Drive Strike Positive Chords

    New Times

    The countrywide awareness campaign against gender-based violence and child abuse ended yesterday with a call on Rwandans to unite against the vice. Read more »

  • Rwanda: Local Mediators Train in Solving Land Disputes

    New Times

    Local mediators, leaders and members of the civil society in Musanze District are undergoing a three-day training in solving land disputes in their respective areas. Read more »

  • East Africa: EAC and African Union Commission Team Up to Address Disaster Risks in Africa [press release]


    Natural hazards, such as floods, droughts, and earthquakes are becoming more regular and intense, increasing impact on people and communities. Low-income households have more... Read more »

  • Kenya: Mystery Over Refund of Cop's Stolen Money

    The Star

    MYSTERY surrounds the circumstances under which an AP officer has been refunded his money after he claimed to have been robbed of more than Sh250,000 by a CID colleague in Kisumu. Read more »

  • Kenya: Witness Links Raila to 2007 Violence

    The Star

    FORMER Prime Minister Raila Odinga incited people to violence ahead of the 2007 elections, an ICC witness told the court yesterday. Read more »

  • Kenya: Officer Who Shot Garissa Youth Faces Court Tomorrow

    The Star

    THE police officer who last Thursday shot and seriously wounded a form four student in Modogashe subcounty, Garissa, will be in court tomorrow. Read more »

  • Kenya: Kinango Land Speculators Put On Notice

    The Star

    Brokers who bought land in Kinango two years ago will not be compensated by the government, the National Land Commission chair Muhamad Swazuri has said. Read more »

  • Kenya: 'Fake' Landowners in Kajiado May Be Paid

    The Star

    Residents of Kajiado are concerned that people who do not own land in the county may be compensated over the proposed new railway. A National Land Commission Gazette notice of July... Read more »

  • Kenya: Wavinya Denies Links With Kiala

    The Star

    MACHAKOS Chama Cha Uzalendo party leader Wavinya Ndeti has denied rumours that she is set to deputise Deputy Governor Bernard Kiala in a new political strategy to beat Governor... Read more »

  • Kenya: AIC's Bishop Ng'ang'a Passes On

    The Star

    A bishop with the Africa Inland Church in Nakuru county has passed away. Rev David Ng'ang'a, 61, passed away at the AIC Kijabe Mission Hospital in Lari subcounty on Monday... Read more »

  • Kenya: Team Probes Staff Hiring

    The Star

    THE 10-member Nyamira assembly committee established to probe the recruitment of ward and subcounty administrators has begun work. Read more »

  • Kenya: We'll Soldier On, Says Rutto

    The Star

    Council of Governors Isaac Rutto has termed the defection by two governors from the Pesa Mashinani referendum campaign inconsequential. Nandi's Cleophas Langat and Baringo's... Read more »

  • Kenya: Appeals Court Says Wambora Is Governor

    The Star

    The Court of Appeal has upheld the April High Court ruling that reinstated Martin Wambora as Embu governor. Sitting in Nyeri yesterday, judges Alnashir Visram, Martha Koome and... Read more »

  • Kenya: Vote Will Address Land Injustices, Says Cord

    The Star

    Cord leaders have said the referendum will strengthen the National Land Commission to ensure historical land injustices are addressed. They said the Jubilee government's... Read more »

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