One can only hope that clear and verifiable results are announced and accepted by both sides before this gets any worse.
It may be too early to determine just how politically-linked the removal was, but regardless the EFCC continues to endure a rough patch.
The new charges are sure to add fuel to the political fire in South Africa.
Coverage here: New York TimesThe Washington Post’s Stephanie McCrummen, one of the best foreign correspondent’s in East Africa.AllAfrica.comCheck out the East African Standard’s vote tally hereAssociated Press
Regardless of your personal views of the controversial former Pakistani prime minister, it’s hard not to view this as another blow to democratic consolidation in the troubled South Asian nation. Coverage:ReutersNew York TimesThe GuardianUPIDawn (leading English-language daily in Pakistan)
Shocking, we know.