Burundi: Prosecutor Seeks 15-Years in Prison for Journalists

[CPJ] Nairobi -Burundi’s public prosecutor on December 30 asked for a 15-year prison term for four journalists for privately owned online news outlet Iwacu and their driver who are charged with undermining state security, according to Iwacu and other news reports.

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Malawi: Court Verdict to Help Check Noticeable Gaps in Malawi Electoral Systems – Expert

[Nyasa Times] A social and governance commentator Makhumbo Munthali has said as the Constitutional Court will be delivering the much-awaited judgement on the disputed presidential election results, it is expected that it will check if there are any noticeable gaps with country’s electoral management systems.

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Malawi: Chakwera Urges People to Respect Concourt’s Verdict On Malawi Election Case

[Nyasa Times] Opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) presidential hopeful Lazarus Chakwera who is also the second petitioner in the disputed May 21 presidential election results has urged people to respect the Constitutional Court much-awaited judgement.

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Binyamin Netanyahu’s last chance to avoid indictment

THE FIRST ten days of the Jewish new year, between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, are known as the days of atonement. It is a time in which observant Jews take stock of their sins in the preceding year. That Israel’s attorney-general, Avichai Mandelblit, a deeply devout man, decided to hold the country’s most important legal proceeding during this period hardly seems coincidental

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