[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.
[East African] The International Criminal Court’s latest finding that Jordan was at fault in failing to arrest former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir when he visited Amman in 2017 even as it side-stepped action against the kingdom has sparked fresh concerns over the court’s ability to tame the world’s powerful political actors and rogue regimes.
[Monitor] Kampala -The Court of Appeal has upheld an earlier High Court decision that trimmed powers of the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire-led Commission of Inquiry into Land Matters.
[Nation] Reports of torture and killings by South Sudan’s security forces could threaten a new peace agreement whose transitional government was to be formed on May 12 but has been delayed for six months.
[Deutsche Welle] The victims were found in mass graves underneath residential homes in the outskirts of the Rwandan capital Kigali. Family members were able to identify their loved ones by their teeth, clothing and other remains.
[Premium Times] The Code of Conduct Tribunal has ruled that it has the jurisdiction to allow the trial of a sitting Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN).
[VOA] Reports citing relatives of former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir say the ousted leader has been moved from house arrest to prison. But protesters who are demanding civilian leadership, instead of the transitional military council, are skeptical.
[Afrobarometer] Cape Town -A majority of South Africans say the government is doing a poor job of managing immigration, an issue that is back in the headlines after recent xenophobic attacks in Durban.
[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.
[EG Justice] Washington, DC. March 20, 2019