Court allows secret documents about DR Congo’s Lumumba assassination
07 October 2022 | 4:15 pm
A Belgian court agrees to admit the findings of a 22-year-old parliamentary commission into its investigation. The court is looking into the 1961 assassination of DR Congo's Prime Minister Patrice Lumumba, seen by many as one of the country's founding fathers.
The Idaho Supreme Court has rejected a bid by abortion rights advocates to prevent a near-total ban from taking effect later this month. The criminalization of all abortions will take effect later this month.
Kenya's veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga will challenge the results of this month's presidential election in the Supreme Court on Monday (August 22), his legal team said, the latest twist in a political clash that has gripped East Africa's powerhouse.
Former Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga is cheered on by his supporters as he hoists boxes of material for his Supreme Court challenge of last week's presidential election result. Also, during the final day of campaigning in Angola, the opposition electoral coalition's calls for change are met with excitement but the ruling MPLA is still going strong. Finally, the community at the heart of mango production in north-eastern Egypt holds a festival in honour of the fruit on which their livelihoods depend.
Thailand's Constitutional Court has suspended Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha from office. The court will hear a legal challenge that could see him thrown out months before an expected general election.
Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who is contesting his loss in this month's presidential election in the Supreme Court, said he will respect the court's ruling - but still believes he won.
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Kenya's Supreme Court starts working on the petition challenging the result of this month's presidential election. Also, the UN sounds the alarm over the humanitarian situation in northern Ethiopia. This as a ship loaded with 23,000 tonnes of Ukrainian grain finally arrives in Djibouti, on its way to Ethiopia. Finally, we see how former Rwandan lawyer-turned-designer Lambert Shumbusho wows clients from around the world with his skillfully crafted furniture.
Kenyans await the Supreme Court’s verdict on last month's presidential election, slated for Monday. Defeated candidate Raila Odinga claims electoral fraud after losing by a razor-thin margin. Also: South Africa's ruling ANC party suggests chemical castration as a punishment for convicted rapists. And finally, founder of sustainability non-profit Yayra Agbofah talks about what can be done to tackle Ghana’s massive textile waste problem.
Kenya's Supreme Court has ruled against candidate Raila Odinga's challenge to the outcome of last month's presidential election. Odinga had alleged electoral fraud after his opponent William Ruto was declared the winner.
Ruto's supporters have praised the court's decision after Raila Odinga claimed he was cheated out of victory in the tight race. Ruto has since taken a conciliatory tone with the opposition as he prepares to take office.
In Tanzania, the African Court on Human and People’s Rights, located in northern city of Arusha, is the main instrument to rule on the rights and duties of Africa’s people. But the court’s record of implementing rulings is patchy.
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