Community leaders contend ordinary civilians are bearing the brunt of the operations, which include mass detentions, an internet blackout and...
"African countries will not want to be lectured on governance and human rights."
Mubarak's sons Alaa and Gamal, joined by soldiers, walked next to their father's coffin at a huge mosque built by the army in a Cairo suburb...
All eyes will thus be on Finance Minister Tito Mboweni as he is expected to scale back public spending and find ways to raise revenue.
"The Ethiopian government hopes to widen the political and democratic space in the country with the freeing" of these individuals," a government spokesman said.
Mubarak's family was still at the hospital and told journalists that the Egyptian presidential office would organise the former President's funeral.
After Erick Kabendera acknowledged both crimes in court and agreed to fines of nearly 275 million shillings ($119,305.86), magistrate Janeth Mtega ruled he be freed.
Boumala, a former state TV journalist who in 2011 co-founded an opposition group, was arrested in September and detained pending trial.