Malawi court orders partial election recount after alleged irregularities
26 May 2019 | 4:51 pm
Malawi's High Court has ordered a partial election recount following complaints from the main opposition party of vote-rigging. The Electoral Council has been ordered not to announce results.
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House of Representatives on Tuesday condemned the invasion of Rivers state High court complex and subsequently set up an ad hoc committee to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the incidence.
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The Senate has confirmed Adamu Abdu-Kafarati as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.
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Diane Rwigara, a high-profile critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame, was cleared on Thursday of charges including inciting insurrection and forgery.
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A panel of three judges in Kenya unanimously upheld a law activists had argued criminalized consensual same-sex relations between adults. The judges said the constitution adequately protected LGBT people's rights.
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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday forwarded the name of Justice John Tosho to the Senate for consideration and confirmation as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.
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A French court rules that the Rwandan man accused of having bankrolled the country's genocide can be transferred to a UN tribunal to stand trial. Félicien Kabuga was arrested near Paris earlier this year after 25 years on the run. Also, Cameroon is accused of becoming increasingly repressive as hundreds of opposition protesters remain in jail following their arrest at anti-government demonstrations last week. And several people appear in court in Paris after trying to take African artwork from a museum in the French capital.
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