[allAfrica] Cape Town -The head of the political committee of the newly established military transitional council has said in a press conference on Friday that the military has no political agenda for the country.
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta’s remarks that he would not succumb to public pressure to sack officers in his government being investigated for corruption appeared to have punctured the groundswell of national psyche against the vice.
[The Conversation Africa] The US has announced it is ready to support Ghana to deal with the issue of political vigilantism – a growing threat to peace and security in the country. The Conversation Africa’s Moina Spooner spoke to Justice Tankebe about the phenomenon and what can be done to address it.
[HRW] Cameroon’s High Court refused to release opposition leader Maurice Kamto, as well as six of his supporters, who were arrested in January on politically motivated charges.
[Nation] Members of the National Assembly now want investigators to look into how Sh3.4 billion was used to construct 10 kilometers of the controversial barrier between Kenya and Somalia.
[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed deep concern about a one-year suspension imposed by a Somaliland court on the privately owned Foore newspaper, and called on authorities to drop the charges on appeal.
[ANGOP] Luanda -The Supreme Court (TS) may begin on Tuesday to hear the deponents summoned in the ambit of the “Thai Swindle” lawsuit, a total of 38 people, 32 days after the beginning of the trial that has received a lot of attention from the media.
[News24Wire] The 22-year-old man accused of raping a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria has been found fit to stand trial.
[News24Wire] The DA plans to approach the International Criminal Court (ICC) if President Cyril Ramaphosa fails to intervene directly to stop the “ongoing human rights violations” on Zimbabweans, allegedly by president Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government.
[Balancing Act] London -In October 2017, we published a report on the Liberian hacking attack against Lonestar, MTN’s Liberian subsidiary.