Nigerian activist Sowore released on bail -Sahara Reporters

Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate Omoyele Sowore appears at the federal high court in Abuja, Nigeria, December 5, 2019. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde LAGOS (Reuters) – A Nigerian activist and former presidential candidate whose continued detention prompted protests by rights groups … Continue reading Nigerian activist Sowore released on bail -Sahara Reporters

Kenya public prosecutor orders arrest of Nairobi governor on suspicion of economic crimes

Nairobi’s Governor-elect Mike Sonko salutes supporters as he arrives for a Jubilee Party campaign rally at Uhuru park in Nairobi, Kenya August 4, 2017. REUTERS/Thomas Mukoya/File Photo NAIROBI (Reuters) – Kenya’s public prosecutor on Friday ordered the arrest of the … Continue reading Kenya public prosecutor orders arrest of Nairobi governor on suspicion of economic crimes

Nigerian court orders security agency to release activist within 24 hours

Publisher of Sahara Reporters Omoyele Sowore arrives at the Federal High Court in Abuja, Nigeria September 30, 2019. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde/File Photo ABUJA (Reuters) – A Nigerian court on Thursday ordered the state security agency to release within 24 hours a … Continue reading Nigerian court orders security agency to release activist within 24 hours

South Africa moves step closer to land expropriation without payments

CAPE TOWN (Reuters) – Proposed changes to South Africa’s constitution to allow land to be expropriated without payment will be officially published next week, potentially setting the stage for a conflict between the government and commercial farmers and the opposition. … Continue reading South Africa moves step closer to land expropriation without payments