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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Kenyan court jails ivory smuggler for 20 years

A Kenyan court on Friday sentenced a man to 20 years in jail and fined him 20 million shillings ($200,000) for ivory smuggling. Police accused...

Italian MPs to debate controversial cannabis law

Italian lawmakers will begin discussing Monday a proposal to ease up on the recreational use and growing of cannabis -- a highly inflammatory topic,...

Tanzania: Iringa Court Finds Cop Who Shot Mwangosi Guilty of Manslaughter

Iringa — An Iringa policeman, Pacificius Cleophance, who was charged with the killing of a journalist with Channel Ten, Daudi Mwangosi, was yesterday found...

Parliament to Focus on Critical Bills as the House is set to go on...

Ghana’s Parliament has decided to consider critical Bills for the Eleventh Week, as the august House is expected to adjourn sine die on Friday,...

Nigeria: Appeal Court Gives Nod to Muslim Students to Wear Hijab in Lagos Schools

A special constituted panel of the Court of Appeal sitting in Lagos on thursday gave approval to Muslim students to wear the hijab (veil...

Nice lorry attack: Five suspected accomplices charged

Five suspects have appeared in court in France charged with terror offences in relation to the Nice lorry attack in which 84 people were...

Gambia opposition leader Ousainou Darboe jailed

The Gambia's opposition leader Ousainou Darboe and 18 others have been jailed for three years for taking part in an unauthorised demonstration. In April, they...

2016 General Elections: Electoral Commission to conduct elections on December 7 as Parliament disapproves...

Ghana’s Parliament has disapproved the Constitution (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which sought to amend Article 112 (4) of the 1992 Constitution to provide for Parliamentary...

Oscar Pistorius: Appeal over ‘shockingly lenient’ sentence

South African prosecutors say they will appeal against Oscar Pistorius's six-year sentence for murder, calling it "shockingly too lenient". The National Prosecuting Authority said the...

Greek court sentences fugitive Turkish soldiers

A Greek court has handed down a two-month suspended prison sentence to eight Turkish military personnel who fled to Greece aboard a helicopter in...
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