Category Archives: Legal Judicial

Mozambique: LAM Embezzlement Case Comes to Court

Maputo — The Maputo City Court on Monday began the trial of the former Chairperson of the Executive Commission of Mozambique Airlines (LAM), Antonio Pinto, and two others on charges of embezzling 50 million meticais (about 770,000 US dollars, at …

All-Female Ranger Unit Protecting Kenya’s Wildlife

KAJIADO, KENYA – Kenya’s Amboseli National Park is home to herds of elephants that have been the target of poachers trafficking in the illicit trade in ivory. Now a program that has brought women on board in the fight against …

Trump Calls Egyptian Leader to Discuss Nile Dam

WHITE HOUSE – U.S. President Donald Trump and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi spoke on Tuesday to discuss the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD), after U.S.-brokered talks on the Nile mega dam fell apart last week.

The White House in …

Soldiers Occupy Guinea-Bissau Supreme Court Grounds, Judges Say

BISSAU, GUINEA BISSAU – A dozen soldiers have occupied the grounds of Guinea-Bissau’s Supreme Court, the court said Tuesday, deepening a post-election crisis that has resulted in the appointment of rival presidents and the silencing of state media.

The West …

Mozambique: Man Arrested for Impersonating Provincial Governors

Maputo The Mozambican police have arrested a man who attempted to extort money from government officials by pretending to be a provincial governor.

The man, 33 year old Daniel Armando, impersonated the newly elected governor of Manica province, Francisca Tomas. …

African Union says Preparing 3,000-Troop Deployment to Sahel

ADDIS ABABA – The African Union confirmed Thursday that it expected to send a temporary deployment of 3,000 troops to West Africa’s Sahel region, where regional forces are struggling to respond to a nearly eight-year-old onslaught by armed Islamists.

The …