[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has castigated the ICC for interfering with the Burundian affairs without consulting the leaders of the East African Community (EAC), a move that retrogress the progress realised by the regional block, so far.
[This Day] The continuous detention of the leader of Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky, and his wife, Zeenat, for almost two years without trial is a sour point in the human rights rating of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration, writes John Shiklam
[Namibian] Former High Court judge Harold Levy, who was responsible for some landmark judgements delivered in Namibia during the 1980s and also after independence, has died at the age of 93.
[New Zimbabwe] Christopher Mutsvangwa’s war veterans executive has vowed to defend the ex-fighters’ welfare organisation from continued interference by Zanu PF as a High Court judge Wednesday once again dismissed an attempt by a war veterans faction to force its ouster.
[Namibian] A former school cleaner and hostel father has made a first appearance in the High Court on 32 counts of rape, involving 10 boys, and incidents of sexual abuse that allegedly took place over a period of three years.
[New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe’s bid to impose a docile war veterans’ leadership suffered a blow on Tuesday when a High Court judge confirmed an earlier ruling barring interference with the running of the association.
[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court has ruled that Parliament must amend the Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) so that political parties will be compelled to disclose the source of their private funding.
[Monitor] Kampala -Three separate investigations carried out by the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) mid last year, put in a tight corner the outgoing deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma to accept that he had reduced his actual age by one year, Daily Monitor has learnt.
[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, the North Gauteng High Court dismissed Oakbay’s application to stop the Bank of Baroda closing the accounts of about 20 Gupta-owned companies. As things stand now, the Bank of Baroda is due to pull the plug on Gupta accounts at the end of September.
[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has said the decision by the Supreme Court to nullify the August 8 presidential election was a “coup by four people sitting in court.”