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Uganda: Uganda Arrests Two Presidential Hopefuls

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 2:35pm
[Al Jazeera] Ugandan police have arrested two presidential hopefuls, police and an aide of one of the politicians said.
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South Africa: Two Doctors to Be Probed Over Death of a Teenage Mother

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 2:29pm
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has ordered a probe into the conduct of two Mpumalanga doctors to determine the circumstances surrounding the death of a teenage mother at Evander Hospital.
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Nigeria: Why Synagogue Should Be Prosecuted Over Building Collapse - Coroner

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 1:21pm
[Independent (Lagos)] Lagos -The Lagos State Coroner Inquest set up to investigate the actual cause of the collapse of the six-storey guesthouse owned by the Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN), on Wednesday blamed the collapse on the combination of designs and foundational failure.
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Algeria: 21 Killed in Ethnic Clashes in Southern Region

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 1:14pm
[Focac] Ghardaia -Up to 21 people were killed and hundreds others injured in ethnic clashes between Berber and Arab communities in Algeria' southern province of Ghardaia, local sources told Xinhua Wednesday.
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Algeria: Ghardaia Incidents - 22 People Succumb to Their Injuries

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 12:59pm
[Algerie Presse Service] Ghardaia -22 people, injured in clashes that erupted between youth groups in the regions of Guerrara and M'zab Valley (Ghardaia, 600 km south of Algiers) in the night of Tuesday to Wednesday died, local and medical sources said on Wednesday.
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Uganda: Police Arrest Former Prime Minister Amama Mbabazi

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 12:59pm
[Monitor] Former premier Amama Mbabazi has been arrested. He was pulled from his car by police that blocked his convoy at Njeru, near Jinja town. From his car, Mr Mbabazi was dragged to a waiting police car that drove him away.
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Ethiopia: Why Does Child Marriage Happen?

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 12:40pm
[Ethiopian Herald] Not only breaks child marriage girls physical strength but it also hurts their psychological well being
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Tanzania: Kikwete Addresses Parliament Today Ahead of Dissolution

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 12:15pm
[Daily News] Dodoma -President Jakaya Kikwete is on Thursday scheduled to address a special session of Parliament as both Head of State and Government.
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Tanzania: Seven in Bunda Court Over Rape of Two Teachers

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 12:00pm
[Daily News] Bunda -Seven people, including five elders, have been arraigned before the Bunda District Court here, charged with rape of two Nambaza Primary School teachers.
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Rwanda: Police Should Maintain Our Peacekeeping Pedigree

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 11:58am
[New Times] Another rotation exercise for police peacekeepers is underway in Haiti.
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Tanzania: Jailed Mramba, Yona to Contest Ruling - Seek Bail

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 11:55am
[Daily News] Jailed former cabinet ministers Basil Mramba and Daniel Yona have taken their case to the High Court, seeking, among other things, consideration for bail pending their appeal.
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Tanzania: New Bill Seeks Better Teaching Service Terms

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 11:46am
[Daily News] Dodoma -The Teachers Service Commission Bill 2015, which seeks, among other things, to regulate the teaching service, address teachers' grievances and prescribe the teaching code of ethics and conduct, was tabled here.
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South Africa: Cops Ambush 3 Kids - Newspaper Charged for Reporting the Murder

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 11:32am
[The Journalist] Oudtshoorn recalls a time of death & repression
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Egypt: After Criticism, Egypt Premier Says Anti-Terrorism Draft Law Does Not Target Journalists

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 10:57am
[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt's press syndicate agreed to send amendments of the draft anti-terrorism law to the cabinet, after a meeting on Wednesday between the head of the syndicate and the premier.
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South Sudan: Burying Old Rivalries in the Peace Village of Kuron

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 10:52am
[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan marks its fourth year of independence amid an ongoing civil war. But while warring political factions continue to fight, the people of Kuron village are trying to set their differences aside.
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Morocco: Recidivism Is Down in Morocco - a Look At the Likely Causes

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 10:49am
[Moroccan American Center] According to the Mohammed VI Foundation for the Reintegration of Detainees, Morocco's rate of recidivism is on the decline, dropping from 3% to 2.3% over the last year.
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Sudan: Former Hostage Speaks On JEM Prison Conditions

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 10:35am
[SudaNow] Khartoum -A former leading Darfur rebel who has recently freed himself from detention by former rebel colleagues recalls memories of an attack in Chad in which two leaders of the former rebel faction were killed and he and a number of members of that faction were apprehended.
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South Africa: Minister's Awarding of Lottery License Irrational - Judge

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 10:18am
[News24Wire] A Pretoria high court judge has described Trade and Industry Minister Rob Davies's decision to award the national lottery license to Ithuba as irrational and "displaying an excessive appetite for risk".
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South Africa: We Won't Respond to Mogoeng Yet - Presidency

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 10:13am
[News24Wire] The Presidency would not immediately reply to Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's dismissal of allegations that the judiciary operated under influence.
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Zimbabwe: Mugabe, West Relations Put to Test

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 9 July 2015 - 10:12am
[Financial Gazette] President Robert Mugabe's fickle relationship with the West has once again been put to test by the veteran ruler's abrasive call for African nations to pullout of the International Criminal Court (ICC).
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