Zimbabwe Pastor in court over Mugabe would die on Oct. 17. Harare (Vanguard) – A Zimbabwean activist pastor appeared in court on Wednesday after police arrested him for predicting that President Robert Mugabe would die in October this year. Patrick Mugadza, a preacher in the tourist resort town of Victoria Falls, told journalists last week… Read More Zimbabwe ‘Prophet’ In Court After Prophesying Mugabe’s Death On Oct. 17, 2017
Gambia’s top judge in the Supreme Court declined on Monday to rule on President Yahya Jammeh’s petition to overturn his election defeat. Reports from Banjul say that Gambians are waiting to see how Jammeh will react to the victorious opposition leader, Adama Barrow, who is reported to be planning his inauguration this week. Barrow, who… Read More Gambia Supreme Court Judge Declines To Overturn Jammeh’s Election Defeat
Biafra: Kanu’s Secret Trial Begins Tuesday Abuja (Blueprint) — The trial of the embattled leader of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu and three others before Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja, with the identities of prosecution witnesses shielded from the public, commences tomorrow. Kanu was previously facing a six-count treason charge… Read More Trial To Resume In Secret For Pro-Biafra Separatist Leader
A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered a multinational Global Satellite Mobile services, GSM, provider, MTN Communications Limited to temporarily forfeit to the Federal Government, the sum of N8billion in its account number 0012005379 domiciled in Ecobank Nigeria Plc, suspected to be proceeds of unlawful activity. Trial judge in the matter, Justice Abdulaziz… Read More Court Orders MTN To Forfeit N8Bn In Ecobank & Unclaimed Billions In Skye Bank Accounts To Nigerian Govt
Oil Spill: UK Court Decides Legality Of Suit Against Shell London (Leadership) — A London court is set to rule, in coming weeks, on whether Royal Dutch Shell can face trial in the UK over oil spill allegations in Nigeria. Some legal experts predict that such decision could attract more cases against multinationals in Britain.… Read More London Court To Rule If Shell Can Face Trial Over Oil Spill In Nigeria
Hissene Habre has refused to recognise the legitimacy of the African court which tried him. Chad’s former president Hissene Habre (1982 to 1990) will on Monday Jan 9 begin an appeal against his life sentence for war crimes and crimes against humanity. Reports say Habre refused to recognize the African-created court’s jurisdiction to try him… Read More War Crimes: Chad Ex-leader Habre To Appeal Life Sentence?