Category Archives: Legal and Judicial

6 Arrests in Killing of Journalist Who Exposed FIFA Official

ACCRA, GHANA Six people have been arrested and released on bail in connection with last month's killing in Ghana of an undercover journalist who exposed a high-ranking official at FIFA as corrupt, police said on Friday.David Eklu, director

UN Seeks Nearly $1 Billion to Assist Displaced in Nigeria

GENEVA The United Nations is launching a three-year Humanitarian Response Strategy together with the Nigeria Regional Refugee Response Plan. The $983 million appeal will assist millions of victims of Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria and hun...

Rights Groups Worried Over Deteriorating Situation in Zimbabwe

HARARE, ZIMBABWE Rights groups say they are worried about deteriorating human rights in Zimbabwe, as a popular activist spends another weekend in jail after the High Court deferred his bail application ruling until Tuesday.High Court Justice Tapiwa C...

Deputy Minister Manamela to monitor registration at the Northern Cape Institution

The Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training Mr Buti Manamela will visit the Sol Plaatjie University and the Northern Cape Urban TVET College as part of the ongoing assessment of admissions and registrations at institutions of higher learning. ...

UN Forecasts Global Economic Growth Around 3 Percent in 2019

UNITED NATIONS The United Nations is forecasting that the global economy will grow by around 3 percent in 2019 and 2020, but says waning support for multilateralism, escalating trade disputes, increasing debt and rising climate risks are clouding

Central African Republic: $430.7 million required for the humanitarian response in 2019

The Central African Republic continues to experience a complex and dire humanitarian crisis. One out of four Central Africans is either internally displaced or a refugee. The number of people in need of assistance and protection has increased from 2.5

Security Council Regrets Somalia’s Expulsion of UN Envoy

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is expressing regret at Somalia's decision to expel a U.N. envoy who questioned the arrest of an extremist group defector-turned-political candidate.The council issued a statement Saturday, a day after a close...

Security Council Regrets Somalia’s Expulsion of UN Envoy

UNITED NATIONS The U.N. Security Council is expressing regret at Somalia's decision to expel a U.N. envoy who questioned the arrest of an extremist group defector-turned-political candidate.The council issued a statement Saturday, a day after a close...