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  1. Liberia: Speaker 'Revokes' Accreditation of Reporters Assigned At the Legislature

    [FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Legislative Reporters Association of Liberia (LEGISPOL) has expressed shock and dismay over what it termed as the 'unlawful' decision of House Speaker Bhofal Chambers to revoke the accreditations of its president, Musa Kenneh and some of its members.
  2. Cameroon: Abducted Journo Ambe MacMillan Freed - Reports

    [allAfrica] Cape Town -Abducted Cameroonian journalist Ambe Macmillan has been released, according to reports.
  3. Botswana: Hunting Elephans and Other Big Game May Be Legalized

    [Deutsche Welle] Botswana is mulling lifting a ban on big game hunting following recommendations from a government committee. The committee said lifting the ban on hunting animals, such as elephants, would "promote conservationism."
  4. Africa: West Africa's Democratic Tipping Point?

    [OSIWA] ABEOKUTA/MUNICH/FREETOWN/LILONGWE -- The decision to postpone Nigeria's presidential election, made just hours before polls were due to open, has raised fears about the integrity of the eventual vote. Those fears must not be realized -- and not just for Nigeria's sake. Just as a strong and stable democracy in Africa's most populous country can serve as a powerful example for the region, a political crisis there would have grave consequences that extend well beyond its borders.
  5. Kenya: Kenyan Court Delays Decision On Homosexuality

    [Deutsche Welle] Kenya has postponed a much anticipated ruling on homosexuality, to the great disappointment of human rights groups. They continue to hope for a verdict that decriminalizes same-sex relationships.