WHERE JUST weeks ago the scent of freedom was in the air, there came the smell of smoke and cordite.
IT WAS NOT even two months ago that Binyamin Netanyahu declared “a great victory” after his Likud party took 35 seats in a hard-fought election.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya is to appeal a Court of Arbitration ruling against her.
[News24Wire] Former Bosasa COO Angelo Agrizzi and the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) have asked the Equality Court to give them time to discuss the possible settlement of their dispute outside of court and to explore resolutions.
[Ghanaian Times] The Board of Vodafone Ghana Music Awards (VGMA) has stripped Stonebwoy and Shatta Wale of awards won by the two dancehall artists, at the just ended 20th edition of the awards held in Accra.
[Vanguard] THE Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has filed a 19-paragraphed affidavit to disqualify the President of the Court of Appeal, Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, from presiding over the petition challenging President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election.
[Guardian] Kano -Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, yesterday, ignored a subsisting court order restraining the government from implementing any action aimed at legitimising the new emirates of Rano, Bichi, Gaya and Karaye, which it just created out of the Kano Emirate. He presented staff of office to the four newly inaugurated first class emirs.
[News24Wire] Cape Town’s famous Muir Street mosque, in District 6, has been hit with a noise complaint as its congregants mark the holy month of Ramadan.
[ISS] At least two dead, several wounded – this is the official human toll of the violence that occurred after Benin’s contested legislative elections of 28 April when police fired live ammunition at protesters. The material damage incurred during rioting and arson is yet to be tallied.
[SAPS] Ulundi Regional Court convicted and sentenced a 41-year-old father to life imprisonment for raping his 13-year-old daughter. The accused was sentenced on Thursday, 9 May 2019 after the magistrate heard how he repeatedly raped the victim over a period.