Category Archives: Legal Matters

Committee Urges Swift Formation of South Sudan Unity Government

JUBA – A committee formed to help resolve disputes over the boundaries and number of South Sudan states has turned the issue over to arbitration, adding the issue should not hold up formation of a …

Malawi to Probe Bribery Attempts in Alleged Poll Fraud Case

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – Malawi’s anti-graft body said Monday it probed alleged attempts to bribe judges tackling a case linked to a controversial election which handed President Peter Mutharika a second term.

The opposition Malawi Congress …

Malawi to Probe Bribery Attempts in Alleged Poll Fraud Case

BLANTYRE, MALAWI – Malawi’s anti-graft body said Monday it probed alleged attempts to bribe judges tackling a case linked to a controversial election which handed President Peter Mutharika a second term.

The opposition Malawi Congress …

Pope Sends Special Christmas Message to South Sudanese Leaders

ROME – In his Christmas message to the city and to the world, Pope Francis had special thoughts for people forced to migrate due to injustices and for children who are abandoned and suffer violence. …

ICC President Rejects Criticism That Court Targets Africans

WASHINGTON – As the International Criminal Court faces criticism in the U.S. and on the African continent, Judge Chile Eboe-Osuji, president of the ICC, said he is hopeful relationships can be repaired.

In an interview …

Al-Shabab Militants Attack Mogadishu Hotel

Al-Shabab militants attacked an upscale Mogadishu hotel on Tuesday, causing an unknown number of casualties.

Somali police and security forces have cordoned off the Hotel SYL as they attempt to flush out the attackers.

Abdirahman …

International Journalist Group: Fewer Media Staff Killed This Year

BRUSSELS – Deaths among journalists killed in the line of duty are lower this year, but a journalism advocacy group said Monday that one reason appears to be that media workers are refraining from going …