Friday, 18 April 2014

Kenya: Kenyans' Long Wait for Justice

[Deutsche Welle]The trial of Kenyan President Kenyatta at the World Criminal Court is threatening to collapse due to lack of evidence. Survivors of the 2007 post-election violence fear they will be denied justice.



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Algeria: Officially, Bouteflika Trounces Benflis to Win Fourth Term As Algerian President

[Deutsche Welle]Algeria's president has won a fourth term. Abdelaziz Bouteflika can serve another five years following an election that opponents have dismissed as a stage-managed fraud to keep the ailing leader in power.



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Somalia: Somalia - Military in Deadly Battle With Police in Middle Shabelle

[Garowe Online]Jowhar, Somalia -Fierce fighting has raged between the Somali National Army (SNA) soldiers and police officers in Middle Shabelle regional district of Balad of southern Somalia on Friday, Garowe Online reports.



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Malawi: Malawi - Village Chiefs Unknowingly Sleep With Sex Workers

[Key Correspondents]Some chiefs in Rumphi district in northern Malawi risk contracting HIV because they unknowingly sleep with hired sex workers during chief installation ceremonies.



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South Africa: Ruling Party Faces Defections

[VOA]Johannesburg -As South Africa's powerful ruling party hits 20 years in power, it is bleeding loyalists - including big-name supporters who helped the party back when it was banned and seeking to overthrow the oppression of apartheid.



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Egypt: Egyptsat-2 a Step Towards Egyptian Space Agency

[Egypt Online]Presidential Adviser for Scientific Affairs Essam Hegy said that new Egyptian Satellite (EgySat -2) is an essential step towards establishing the Egyptian Space Agency.



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Kenya: Scores of Shabaab Suspects Arrested

[The Star]65 Ethiopians suspected to be members of the Al Shabaab were arrested this morning in Ruiru.



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