[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The district court that acquitted 24 girls and women from the criminal charge of wearing indecent clothes at a party in southern Khartoum has fined the party’s sponsor.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Twenty-four women will be tried in a district court in Khartoum on Sunday for ‘wearing inappropriate clothing’. Public order police stormed a party on Wednesday evening, where the girls and women were wearing trousers.
[Daily Trust] The recent announcement by former Vice President Alhaji Atiku Abubakar that he has quit the APC, and suspicions that he wants to join the PDP to bid to become the party’s flag bearer in the 2019 presidential election, has led to his critics hurling phrases like ‘serial contestant’ and ‘political prostitute’ at him and his politics.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Days after he resigned from the opposition Liberty Party. Mr.
[Observer] The headquarters of the ruling Unity Party yesterday witnessed a brief protest as members of the youth-wing booed some emissaries of the embattled standard bearer emeritus of the party, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, to the party’s grounds. The angry young people also petitioned some Executive Members of the party for the immediate expulsion of President Sirleaf.
[African Arguments] Keeping the incumbent party in office may be difficult to bear, but hope that the opposition will bring change may also be misplaced.
[Deutsche Welle] President Teodoro Obiang Nguema has been the country’s president for 37 years. The party of Africa’s longest serving leader was widely expected to win the vote.
[Daily Trust] Whatever his shortcomings as President and no matter what his critics say, President Muhammadu Buhari (PMB) has definitely been instrumental in deepening our democracy by proving that incumbents can be defeated in Nigerian elections.
[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Supreme Court of Liberia has ordered the National Elections Commission (NEC) to stay any and all actions in the pending runoff election scheduled for November 7, 2017 in line with the Writ for Prohibition prayed for by the Liberty Party.
[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.