The junta that seized control of Mali in a coup two weeks ago will hold transition talks this weekend with political parties and civic groups, including the June 5 Movement that launched a protest movement that eventually led to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s resignation. A junta spokesman said the talks Saturday and Sunday are aimed at producing a blueprint for the transition. A delegation from the 15-nation Economic Community of West African States recently rejected…"Mali’s Junta to Hold Transition Talks This Weekend"
YAOUNDE – Christians have left Cameroonian churches that claim COVID-19 does not exist. The defecting Christians say they saw some who obeyed church instructions to ignore barrier measures infected or dying from the virus. Christians are being accepted into other congregations. This song “When God Speaks” blasts through loudspeakers at Winners Chapel, a popular church in the Fouda neighborhood in Cameroon’s capital, Yaoundé. The song, by the Nigerian gospel singer Frank Ugochukwu Edwards, is played…"Cameroonian Christians Leave COVID-19-Doubting Churches"
The Senate county public accounts and investment committee and Inspector General of police have been barred from arresting Murang’a governor Mwangi wa Iria until a petition he filed before the High court is mentioned next week. On Friday, Wa Iria obtained conservatory orders suspending his arrest warrant issued by the committee until the matter before the High Court is mentioned in later September. On September 2, the senate committee wrote to the Inspector General of…"Court Suspends Arrest Of Governor Wa Iria"
Nairobi Governor Mike Mbuvi Sonko has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta to crack the whip on corrupt Cabinet Secretaries. Sonko said it was in public domain that some Cabinet Secretaries are implicated in pilferage of public resources and asked the President to sack them. The Nairobi governor said the intensified war on corruption that has seen several governors indicted and barred from office should be extended to the cabinet. “Cabinet Secretaries are not above the law.…"Purge The Cabinet Of Corrupt Elements, Sonko"
If Odera Akang’o was alive today, several people in Gem constituency and Siaya County at large would now be doing time in lonely cells, nursing injuries after receiving several strokes of the cane. Known for his intolerance to laziness and anybody who disobeyed the law, the colonial chief Akang’o, would have whipped several officials and leaders senseless for demolishing his cell, a structure that he built over a century ago to detain characters who had…"Residents Protest The Demolition Of Odera Akang’o’s Cell"