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August, 2016

  • 30 August

    Edo 2016: Ize-Iyamu’ camp backs down as court strikes out case – Vanguard

    The Nation NewspaperEdo 2016: Ize-Iyamu' camp backs down as court strikes out caseVanguardThe disputed Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidature for the Edo September 10 governorship election has taken a new twist following an FCT High Court which on Tuesday struck out Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu's suit on the grounds that Ize-iyamu's camp ...PHOTOS: PDP candidate converts Redeemed Church to campaign groundNews24 NigeriaIze-

  • 30 August

    Rohde out on strict bail conditions – Independent Online

    Independent OnlineRohde out on strict bail conditionsIndependent OnlineUNDER stringent bail conditions granted yesterday, murder accused Jason Rohde will be forced to remain in the province until at least his next court appearance. Rohde, accused of the murder of his wife Susan, was released on R100 000 bail and the ...Rohde lawyers worried about

  • 30 August

    South Africa’s ruling party says ministers must obey police summons – Yahoo Finance

    South Africa's ruling party says ministers must obey police summonsYahoo FinanceAfrican National Congress (ANC) Secretary General Gwede Mantashe gestures during a media briefing in Johannesburg, after South African President Jacob Zuma addressed the nation in response to this week's Constitutional Court judgment on security ...and more »

  • 30 August

    Confusion in Ondo as Sheriff, Makarfi produce PDP governorship – Daily Trust

    Daily TrustConfusion in Ondo as Sheriff, Makarfi produce PDP governorshipDaily TrustThe Group Managing Director of Energy Group, Barrister Jimoh Ibrahim, was yesterday, in Ibadan, elected as the Ondo State gubernatorial candidate of the Senator Ali Modu Sheriff-led faction of the PDP for the November 26 election. The immediate past ...PDP may hold convention in Abuja as Ondo crisis ragesTODAY.ngCourt Stops Factional PDP Primary as Jimoh Ibrahim Emerges CandidateNigeria TodayJimoh Ibrahim emerges Ondo PDP guber candidateNational MirrorThe Nation Newspaper -The

  • 30 August

    Nigeria: Court Turns Down Shi’ite Leader El-Zakzaky’s Bail Application – AllAfrica.com

    AllAfrica.comNigeria: Court Turns Down Shi'ite Leader El-Zakzaky's Bail ApplicationAllAfrica.comJustice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has turned down a request by the detained Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, seeking his immediate release from detention by the Department of State Service (DSS). El-Zakzaky, who is the leader of the ...Judicial anarchy: A threat to democracyNigeria TodayCourt declines bail

  • 30 August

    Susan Rohde may have been kicked, beaten – report – News24

    News24Susan Rohde may have been kicked, beaten - reportNews24Cape Town - Real estate executive Jason Rohde's wife Susan might have been in a physical altercation a few hours before her death, a source has told Netwerk24. Rohde, CEO of Geffen International Realty Franchises, is expected back in the Stellenbosch ...5 questions

  • 30 August

    No skills audit for Ekurhuleni – News24

    News24No skills audit for EkurhuleniNews24Smiling portraits of the late ANC stalwart Oliver Tambo decorate the passage that leads to the Germiston office of newly elected Ekurhuleni mayor Mzwandile Masina. The municipality, which was previously led by 59-year-old Mondli Gungubele, remains the ...A deeper understanding of Ekurhuleni's new mayor's service delivery plansTembisanANC voted in at Ekurhuleni's inaugural council meetingGermiston City Newsall 6 news articles »

  • 30 August

    Nairobi: Anti-terror police arrest two medical interns trying to join ISIS – Midnimo Information Center

    Midnimo Information CenterNairobi: Anti-terror police arrest two medical interns trying to join ISISMidnimo Information CenterPolice arrested two medical interns suspected to part of latest batch of university students radicalised and lured to join the ISIS terror group in Libya. Mohamed Shukri and Abdulrazak Abdinuur were arrested on Sunday* in a joint operation by Mombasa ...Students with

  • 30 August

    Uhuru skips Nairobi County chamber launch – Daily Nation

    Daily NationUhuru skips Nairobi County chamber launchDaily NationPublic Accounts chairman Robert Mbatia said that the changes regarding invited guests had delayed the event. Cord MCAs had threatened to heckle the President after the leadership of the assembly failed to invite Raila Odinga. Advertisement. By LILLIAN ...Uhuru, Ruto skip Nairobi assembly opening amid fears of planned disruptionsThe Star, KenyaKidero postpones opening of New county assembly chambersCitizen TV (press release)Uhuruto skip meeting in which CORD politicians planned to heckleTUKO.CO.KENairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog) -K

  • 30 August

    Ghana: NDP Condemns Mahama On Release of Montie Trio – AllAfrica.com

    Myjoyonline.comGhana: NDP Condemns Mahama On Release of Montie TrioAllAfrica.comThe National Democratic Party (NDP) has registered its disappointment and disapproval of President John Dramani Mahama's pardon for the Montie trio who were convicted and jailed for contempt of the Supreme Court. In a press release, the NDP ...Montie remission and Constitutional LawGraphic OnlineMontie 3 Remission: Lawyer Sues

  • 30 August

    No need to fear arrest, Hawks assure Thuli – Independent Online

    Independent OnlineNo need to fear arrest, Hawks assure ThuliIndependent OnlineCape Town - The Hawks have told Public Protector Thuli Madonsela not to panic amid her fears that she could be arrested by the unit. This follows questions sent to her by the Hawks early in the year. The Hawks have told Public Protector Thuli Madonsela ...Guptas' relocation will be better for SA: MaimaneSouth African Broadcasting CorporationLETTER: Last

  • 30 August

    I will serve for 5 years if appointed Chief Justice – Mbogholi – Daily Nation

    Daily NationI will serve for 5 years if appointed Chief Justice - MbogholiDaily NationHigh Court Judge Msagha Mbogholi, who was the second applicant to be interviewed for the position of Chief Justice on August 30, 2016. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. He said he has experience having also headed various divisions ...CJ Interviews: Longest serving judge Mbogholi promises to clear backlog of casesThe Star, KenyaKenya: Justice Mbogholi Next Interviewee for CJ's PostAllAfrica.comWhy Kenyans will wait longer for new CJNairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)Citizen TV (press release) -Business Daily...

  • 30 August

    Students, staff angry about razing of University of KwaZulu-Natal coffee shop – BDlive

    BDliveStudents, staff angry about razing of University of KwaZulu-Natal coffee shopBDliveA COFFEE shop at the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN) was torched on Monday night, raising questions about whether it was the work of protesters. No one was reported to have been injured in the fire that started at about 8.30pm at the coffee shop ...UKZN probing coffee shop fireNews24UKZN coffee shop burned down – allegedly by protesting studentsMail & GuardianFees Commission described as waste of timeSouth African Broadcasting CorporationEast Coast Radio -Northglen News -Berea Mail -Jacaranda FMall 16 news articles »