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Botswana Hangs Man Convicted Of Murder And Robbery In 2015

AUTHORITIES in Botswana have confirmed the hanging on Friday morning of a convicted murderer. The government said on its social media handles that 37-year-old Uyapo ... Full story

African Nations Wage War On Offshore Corruption

ABUJA - Former British prime minister David Cameron called Nigeria "fantastically corrupt", but his country ranks among the top destinations for stolen assets from African ... Full story

Popular Zambian Anti-corruption Singer Detained

POPULAR Zambian musician and activist Fumba Chama – whose anti-corruption song Rat in the Pot got him into trouble – has been arrested after he ... Full story

Uganda Govt Imposes Tax On Bibles

UGANDA Revenue Authority (URA) has insisted on taxing religious material imported into the country, the privately-owned Daily Monitor reported on Tuesday.   The move has been met ... Full story

20 Egyptian Christians Beheaded In Libya

LIBYA prosecutors say they have handed over the bodies of 20 Coptic Christian workers, who were beheaded on a beach in the coastal city of ... Full story

Outrage At Sudan Death Sentence For Girl Allegedly Raped

THE sentencing of a teenage Sudanese girl to death for killing her husband has sparked online outrage, as Amnesty International said she was defending herself ... Full story

Rights Groups Urge Magufuli's Govt To Review Restrictive Laws, End Attacks On Journalists

THE Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has joined other non – governmental organisations (NGOs) in Tanzania to decry the rise in incidences of human rights ... Full story

Woman With ‘11 Husbands’ Stoned To Death

A woman has been stoned to death in Somalia after a court run by al-Shabab convicted her of having several husbands, the militant group says. Shukri ... Full story

Gambia Selling Jammeh's Luxury Cars, Planes Amid Mounting Debt

GAMBIA is selling several planes and a fleet of luxury cars bought by former president Yahya Jammeh as it seeks to reduce a mountain of ... Full story

Boko Haram Will Take Years To 'Eliminate': UN Envoy

SPECIAL envoy to the UN secretary general for West Africa and the Sahel Muhammad Ibn Chambas says that Boko Haram has proven to be a ... Full story

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