[RFI] The Nigerian authorities extradited 47 Cameroonian Anglophone separatists this week to face charges in Yaoundé where the government has described them as “terrorists”. Concerns have been raised by lawyers about the legality of such an extradition given the lack of any specific treaty between the two countries and outstanding requests made by the separatists for political asylum.
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -At least five people were killed” yesterday and several others wounded when security forces opened fire at festival goers in Weldiya, some 510 km north of the capital Addis Ababa, in Amhara regional state, according to Alemayehu Yemiru, a resident of the town; but Alemayehu said he believes the number of causalities could be “much higher.”
[Guardian] Things just got real in Ghana.
[Premium Times] A Nigerian senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, has said that it is “silly for certain Nigerians to come to him with questions on the salaries of senators.”
[New Zimbabwe] Police had to be called on Saturday to intervene at Shawasha Block 2 in Mbare, Harare after suspected Zanu PF youths attacked members of the MDC-T mourning one of theirs.
[Citizen] Dodoma -Police in Dodoma have seized eight cars ofNissan Patrol made as they are continuing with investigation over the shooting of Opposition Chief Whip,Tundu Lissu.
[VOA] Washington -A U.S.
[Premium Times] Nine months after President Muhammed Buhari approved the handing over of the Presidential Lodge in Marina to the Lagos State Government, the state has officially taken ownership of the edifice.
[Monitor] Nakaseke -Angry residents in Nakaseke District on Friday blocked the Gender minister’s motorcade in protest over bad roads in their district.
[News24Wire] A man holding his girlfriend hostage in Tladi, Soweto, is demanding that police withdraw a case of malicious damage to property against him.