Africa Legal News
[Al Jazeera] Ugandan police have arrested two presidential hopefuls, police and an aide of one of the politicians said.
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has ordered a probe into the conduct of two Mpumalanga doctors to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of a teenage mother at Evander Hospital.
[Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -The Lagos State Coroner Inquest set up to investigate the actual cause of the collapse of the six-storey guesthouse owned by the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), on Wednesday blamed the collapse on the combination of designs and foundational failure.
[Focac] Ghardaia -Up to 21 people were killed and hundreds others injured in ethnic clashes between Berber and Arab communities in Algeria' southern province of Ghardaia, local sources told Xinhua Wednesday.
[Algerie Presse Service] Ghardaia -22 people, injured in clashes that erupted between youth groups in the regions of Guerrara and M'zab Valley (Ghardaia, 600 km south of Algiers) in the night of Tuesday to Wednesday died, local and medical sources said on Wednesday.
[Monitor] Former premier Amama Mbabazi has been arrested. He was pulled from his car by police that blocked his convoy at Njeru, near Jinja town. From his car, Mr Mbabazi was dragged to a waiting police car that drove him away.
[Ethiopian Herald] Not only breaks child marriage girls physical strength but it also hurts their psychological well being
[Daily News] Dodoma -President Jakaya Kikwete is on Thursday scheduled to address a special session of Parliament as both Head of State and Government.
[Daily News] Bunda -Seven people, including five elders, have been arraigned before the Bunda District Court here, charged with rape of two Nambaza Primary School teachers.
[New Times] Another rotation exercise for police peacekeepers is underway in Haiti.
[Daily News] Jailed former cabinet ministers Basil Mramba and Daniel Yona have taken their case to the High Court, seeking, among other things, consideration for bail pending their appeal.
[Daily News] Dodoma -The Teachers Service Commission Bill 2015, which seeks, among other things, to regulate the teaching service, address teachers' grievances and prescribe the teaching code of ethics and conduct, was tabled here.
[The Journalist] Oudtshoorn recalls a time of death & repression
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's press syndicate agreed to send amendments of the draft anti-terrorism law to the cabinet, after a meeting on Wednesday between the head of the syndicate and the premier.
[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan marks its fourth year of independence amid an ongoing civil war. But while warring political factions continue to fight, the people of Kuron village are trying to set their differences aside.
[Moroccan American Center] According to the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Reintegration of Detainees, Morocco's rate of recidivism is on the decline, dropping from 3% to 2.3% over the last year.
[SudaNow] Khartoum -A former leading Darfur rebel who has recently freed himself from detention by former rebel colleagues recalls memories of an attack in Chad in which two leaders of the former rebel faction were killed and he and a number of members of that faction were apprehended.
[News24Wire] A Pretoria high court judge has described Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies's decision to award the national lottery license to Ithuba as irrational and "displaying an excessive appetite for risk".
[News24Wire] The Presidency would not immediately reply to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's dismissal of allegations that the judiciary operated under influence.
[Financial Gazette] President Robert Mugabe's fickle relationship with the West has once again been put to test by the veteran ruler's abrasive call for African nations to pullout of the International Criminal Court (ICC).