Kenya’s attorney general said Thursday that an opposition plan to have its leader Raila Odinga sworn in as an alternative president would amount to treason.
Kenya’s opposition has postponed a ceremony to swear in its leader Raila Odinga as a parallel president after a controversial poll it boycotted, the party said Sunday.
On December 1, Botswana passed the motion to create a mandatory sex offenders registry and ban sex offenders from working in institutions that deal with children.
To enact the president’s orders on unmarried couples, Burundian officials have begun organizing mass weddings to meet the end of year deadline, something civil society activists oppose as “a violation of human rights”.
Greetings from South Africa, where the South Gauteng High Court ruling has declared parents will no longer be allowed to spank their children. Corporal punishment has previously been outlawed as a punishment in the justice system or in schools, but parents could still smack their children using a plea of special defence of reasonable chastisement.
Nairobi, the capital city of Kenya has been the scene of protests following the withdrawal of main opposition candidate Raila Odinga from the presidential election set for October 26, 2017. The political crisis has further deepened after parliament passed an amendment to the electoral law saying if one candidate withdraws from a re-run, the other automatically wins. Kenya faces a precarious future following the recent political developments.
Uganda’s Minister of Ethics and Integrity Simon Lokodo has equipped a pornographic control team with top gadgets to monitor and intercept pornographic material. Uganda has been in the news for passing laws that curb sexual expression.
Kenya now has the toughest laws against plastic bags. This week the country banned the use, manufacture, and importation of all plastic bags used for commercial and household packaging.The ban has been applauded as a step in the right direction to protect the environment.
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