Friday, 11-21-14, 16:21Nigeria Faces Volatile Polls[ICG]Nigeria's presidential, parliamentary and state gubernatorial and assembly elections, scheduled for February 2015, will be more contentious than usual.
Friday, 11-21-14, 16:10Scott Suspended by Ruling Party[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front Central Committee has suspended Acting Party and Republican President Guy Scott from the party for sixty days with immediate effect.
Friday, 11-21-14, 16:07Arsonist Faces Lashing[Botswana Daily News]Francistown -Francistown principal magistrate, Mr Thebeetsile Mulalu has sentenced Mgcini Ncube to five years imprisonment and five strokes for each of the two counts of arson.
Friday, 11-21-14, 16:05Jammeh Says Qatar Trip 'Most Positive'[The Point]President Yahya Jammeh has declared his latest official visit to Qatar as the most positive of his trips to that oil rich Arab country in Western Asia.
Friday, 11-21-14, 15:34Editor's Harsh Conviction Blow to Free Speech[HRW]Beirut -A Libyan criminal court's imposition of a five-year prison term on Al-Ummah newspaper editor Amara al-Khatabi for allegedly defaming public officials is a serious blow to free speech that should not be allowed to stand.