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DR Congo detains teachers accused of planning to attack Rwanda

Twelve Congolese teachers serving in Rwanda have bee n detained at the National Intelligence Agency (ANR) in Bukavu, the South Kivu province in the...
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Belgian journalist held in Congo

A Congolese human rights group, Voice of the Voiceless (VSV), has denounced the arrest of a Belgian independent journalist M. Collin in Bas-Congo province...
Swedish EUFOR colonel sacked for protecting french torturers

Swedish EUFOR colonel sacked for protecting french torturers

Swedish Col. Hans Am, who has been serving in the European Force in Chad and the Central African Republic (EUFOR), has been relieved of...
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Rwanda : arrest warrants for presumed genocide perpetrators

Rwanda has issued international arrest warrants against Burundians presumed to have been involved in the 1994 genocide against the Tutsi ethnic community of this...
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Cop ‘toasting’ Journalist beaten, bailed and charged

Chinyeke Tembo, a Malawian freelance journalist who was arrested Thursday for calling a lady police officer 'beautiful', was Friday charged with 'insulting the modesty...
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AU to set up single Court of Justice and Human Rights

The African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights and the Court of Justice of the African Union (AU) are to be merged in a...
South Africa : Racist video students not charged

South Africa : Racist video students not charged

The criminal investigation of four former students of the University of the Free State’s Reitz hostel is being hampered by their refusal to co-operate...
Egypt jails 25 members of Muslim Brotherhood

Egypt jails 25 members of Muslim Brotherhood

An Egyptian military tribunal Wednesday sentenced 25 leading members of the country's powerful Muslim Brotherhood to jail terms ranging from 18 months to 10...
Nigerian gorvenor loses his job by court order

Nigerian gorvenor loses his job by court order

The Appeal Court sitting in Port Harcourt, capital of Nigeria's oil-rich Rivers state, Tuesday nullified the election of Timipre Sylva of the neighbouring Bayelsa...
Four American filmmakers under arrest in Nigeria

Four American filmmakers under arrest in Nigeria

Four American documentary filmmakers and a Nigerian citizen were arrested by the Nigerian military in Delta State on April 12. The Seattle-based film crew...
US actively involved in the search for genocide suspects

US actively involved in the search for genocide suspects

The US is strongly committed to contributing to the arrest of 96 Rwandan genocide suspects who have taken refuge in several Western countries, US...
Tsvangirai sets conditions for run-off as strike set to begin

Tsvangirai sets conditions for run-off as strike set to begin

The Zimbabwean opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, has softened his party's stance, for now, on boycotting a run-off presidential vote by setting conditions on participation. ...
Zimbabwe : Court order to release results could be rejected by Mugabe

Zimbabwe : Court order to release results could be rejected by Mugabe

The High Court in Zimbabwe was Monday expected to make an eagerly-awaited ruling on an opposition petition to force the country's electoral body to...
Zimbabwean women protest to ask for release of election results

Zimbabwean women protest to ask for release of election results

A group of about 800 women under the banner of Women of Zimbabwe Arise (WOZA) Wednesday took to the streets of Bulawayo, demanding the...
Nigerian oficials charged with corruption

Nigerian oficials charged with corruption

Nigeria's anti-graft Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has charged two former ministers, the daughter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo and nine others with...
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MEND claims there is a plot to “poison” their leader

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) has alleged there are plans by unnamed persons to poison its incarcerated leader Henry...
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MP accused of raping minor

The Forum of children's rights organisations in Togo (FODDET) on Tuesday accused Togolese parliamentarian Gabriel Ameyi of raping a 16-year-old girl pupil on 7...
Zuma meets Tsvangirai while Mugabe arrests ZEC officials

Zuma meets Tsvangirai while Mugabe arrests ZEC officials

South Africa’s African National Congress leader Jacob Zuma is desperate to mediate on the Zimbabwean political impasse. from our correspondent in Harare The...
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No press coverage for MEND leader’s trial

Journalists have been barred from the venue of the Thursday's arraignment of Nigerian militant leader Henry Okah and an accomplice, Edward Atatah in Jos,...
Nigeria probes another ex-official

Nigeria probes another ex-official

Nigeria's immediate past Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Sunday Ehindero, was grilled for over two hours by an anti-graft agency Wednesday over the management of...
If only London could become the French capital

If only London could become the French capital

The "official" reason behind French President, Nicolas Sarkozy’s visit last week to the banks of the Thames river was to rekindle Franco-British relations. ...
The Trial of the Templars

The Trial of the Templars

2nd Edition Malcolm Barber University of Reading Paperback The Templars fought against Islam in the crusader east for nearly two centuries. During that time the...
Moroccan journalists compared to “prisoners on parole”

Moroccan journalists compared to “prisoners on parole”

A press conference organised by Rachid Nini, editorial director of the moroccan daily, Al Massae, on Monday, March 31 in Casablanca, was marked by...
Kenya : Disabled want to be part of coalition gov’t

Kenya : Disabled want to be part of coalition gov’t

The community of people with disabilities said Friday it envisaged a grand coalition government with the clout to deal with disability issues. The disabled, who...
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Stiffer penalities for human traffickers in Mozambique

The Mozambican government favours stiffer penalties for criminals found guilty of trafficking in people, Justice Minister Benvinda Levi said Thursday. Levi was speaking at a...
6 month jail term for Egyptian editor

6 month jail term for Egyptian editor

Egypt's leading Editor Ibrahim Eissa has been sentenced to six months in prison over a series of articles published by his Al Dustour newspaper...
Preparatory work on poll fraud probe begins in Kenya

Preparatory work on poll fraud probe begins in Kenya

South African retired Judge Johann Kriegler, who is spearheading investigations into Kenya's flawed presidential polls, has embarked on preparatory work before tackling his first...
Diana wanted by two governments for crimes

Diana wanted by two governments for crimes

A team from the Mozambican Criminal Investigation Po lice (PIC) and the Attorney General's Office have arrived in South Africa to negotiate the extradition...
French police abuse African lawyer

French police abuse African lawyer

Several Mauritanian NGOs under the umbrella National Human Rights Forum (FONADH) have slammed "the violence and abuses" of the French police against lawyer Fatimata...
Egyptian editor faces trial

Egyptian editor faces trial

Leading Egyptian Editor Ibrahim Eissa is to appear in court on Wednesday to face charges of publishing "fake news about the President's health'' which,...