[New Times] President Paul Kagame on Friday exercised his prerogative of mercy to grant early release to over 2,000 inmates convicted for various crimes.
[Monitor] Kampala -Ms Grace Akullo, the director of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID), has been sued for the alleged continued illegal detention of the Kyadondo East MP, Mr Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine’s bodyguard.
[Nation] Matatus operating within the city will from today raise their fares by Sh20 whereas those plying the long distance routes will levy an extra 20 per cent following the implementation of value added tax on petroleum products.
[New Zimbabwe] Harare -A notorious sex worker based in the Avenues area has been slapped with 13 years’ imprisonment after being convicted for robbing a foreigner at gunpoint.
[The Herald] The Constitutional Court (Concourt) is today expected to deliver judgment on the election petition by MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa contesting President Mnangagwa’s victory in the July 30 harmonised elections.
Just give me another year THE next general election in Israel does not need to be held until November 2019, but drive down the motorway in Tel Aviv and you will see campaign banners for Moshe Kahlon, the finance minister and leader of a centre-right party. On the radio you can hear Avigdor Lieberman, the defence minister, and Naftali Bennett, the education minister—both of whom lead right-wing parties—tearing into each other.
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa, whose electoral victory is being challenged in Zimbabwean courts, on Friday told his SADC peers he was elected cleanly in an election in which all his challengers were allowed to campaign freely.
[Premium Times] A PREMIUM TIMES journalist, Samuel Ogundipe, who has been detained since Tuesday has been released.
[New Zimbabwe] The inauguration of president-elect Emmerson Mnangagwa has been delayed amid a court challenge to his election victory, officials confirmed Friday.
[New Zimbabwe] The MDC Alliance knows that they cannot win their Constitutional Court (Con-Court) challenge against the presidential election results and are, instead, looking to use the case as preparation for the next ballot in 2023.