Tanzania:Magufuli, Museveni Criticise ICC Interfering in Burundi

[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.

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Nigeria:Shiite Leader – When Will the Rule of Law Prevail?

[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

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Zimbabwe:War Vets Vow to Fight Mugabe

[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.

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South Africa: Political Parties Must Disclose Private Funding – Court Ruling

[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.

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Uganda: How Judiciary Unearthed Outgoing Chief Justice ‘s Actual Age

[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.

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South Africa: Bank of Baroda – What Next for the Soon-to-Be Unbanked Guptas?

[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.

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