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Zimbabwe: Ministers in Fresh Farm Invasions

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 11:44am
[New Zimbabwe] Marondera -Government ministers, Tabitha Kanengoni-Malinga and Edgar Mbwembwe, have been dragged to the High Court by two white farmers seeking protection after the politicians ordered them off their properties.
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Zimbabwe: Opposition Leaders Attacked Ahead of Polls

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 11:31am
[New Zimbabwe] Violence against Zimbabwe's main opposition party has scaled ahead of next year's general election, with attacks on two party leaders reported on Wednesday.
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Zimbabwe: Stop Violence, Mugabe Told Following 'Savage Attacks'

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 11:27am
[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's main opposition party, the Movement for Democratic Change party on Wednesday called on President Robert Mugabe to stop politically motivated violence reported in some parts of the country after properties belonging to two of its senior officials were destroyed in savage attacks by unknown assailants.
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Malawi: Ex-minister, 2 Others Arrested in Food Import Scandal

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 10:51am
[VOA] Malawi's Anti-corruption Bureau, or ACB, has arrested a former agriculture minister and two others linked to a corruption scandal involving maize imports. Malawi was importing the grain to avert food shortages after flooding and drought wrecked last year's harvest.
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Zimbabwe: Cop Run Over, Killed By Unlicensed Taxi Driver - Report

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 10:24am
[News24Wire] A Zimbabwe policeman has been run over and killed by an unlicensed minibus taxi driver, state radio reported.
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South Africa: Pastor Ordered to Attend Sensitivity Training for Using Racial Slur

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 10:13am
[News24Wire] The Western Cape Equality Court has ruled that a pastor should attend four "sensitivity training sessions" after calling an individual used the k-word, the SA Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Wednesday.
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South Africa: Police Minister Speaks on Protection for Makhosi Khoza

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 10:07am
[Govt of SA] Minister of Police, honourable Fikile Mbalula MP has taken note of the social media statements attributed on the Facebook account reputedly operated by Honourable Khoza about Minister's comments and how the Honourable Khoza feels she has been dealt by the department of police, SAPS and the Minister himself.
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Zimbabwe: Dad Jailed For Raping 13-Year-Old Daughter

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 9:31am
[The Herald] Masvingo -A 45-year-old Bikita man, who raped his epileptic teenage daughter and denied the charge claiming he was impotent, has been sentenced to an effective 18 years in jail by a Masvingo magistrate. The man from Mukanganwi communal lands was convicted of raping his 13- year-old daughter three times in August last year.
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Nigeria: Amnesty Accuses Cameroonian Military of 'Horrific Use of Torture'

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 8:58am
[Premium Times] Hundreds of Boko Haram suspects in Cameroon are being brutally tortured by security forces, Amnesty International said in a new report published Thursday.
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Uganda: 'Witch-Hunting' Sudhir Will Scare Away Investors - Kirumira

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 8:49am
[Observer] Godfrey Kirumira, a close friend to the embattled defunct Crane bank boss Sudhir Ruparelia, has warned that the continued 'witch-hunt' of the businessman will only scare away more investors.
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Uganda: Kaweesi Murder - Kasingye Sued Over Holding Children

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 8:44am
[Monitor] Kampala -Six senior police officers, including police spokesperson Asan Kasingye, have been sued in connection with the 12 children who were rounded up by the police in a massive arrest of suspected killers of former police spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi, before holding them in incommunicado for 51 days.
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Uganda: Judge Orders Courts to Release Untried Prisoners

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 8:43am
[Monitor] Kampala -The Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine has directed all High Court judges and magistrates to release on bail prisoners who have overstayed on remand without trial.
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Uganda: Ruling Party Sued For U.S.$161,000 Over Museveni Posters, Shirts

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 8:26am
[Monitor] Kampala -A company which printed more than 16 million campaign flyers and posters for President Museveni during last year's election campaigns, has sued his ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party to recover more than Shs580m for the supply.
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Nigeria: Senate Investigates Circulation of 42 Banned Anti-Malaria Drugs

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 7:38am
[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday said it would investigate reports of 42 anti-malaria drugs banned by the European Union, EU but which are still in circulation in the country.
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Nigeria: Tanker Drivers On Rampage in Apapa, Burns Banks

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 7:37am
[This Day] Pandemonium erupted today at Creek Road, Apapa, Lagos, when dozens of tanker drivers went on rampage over the death of one of their colleagues and set two banks of fire.
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Zimbabwe: Parliament Wants Child Rapists to Be Jailed for At Least 60 Years

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 7:36am
[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's parliament has reportedly resolved to impose a minimum 60-year sentence for the rape of children younger than 12 or people who are living with a disability.
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Nigeria: Osinbajo Orders Increased Security in Southern Kaduna, Vows Justice

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 7:34am
[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has ordered further security reinforcements in Kaduna State following reports of communal clashes that resulted in the loss of lives earlier this week in Kajuru, Kajuru Local Government Area of the State.
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Nigeria: Court Orders Interim Forfeiture of Ex-Minister Madueke's Property

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 7:32am
[Guardian] A Federal High Court Lagos on Wednesday ordered the temporary forfeiture of a $37.5 million property on Banana Island, Lagos, and millions of naira and dollars belonging to ex-Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Allison-Madueke.
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Kenya: Three Men Sentenced to Death for Stripping, Assaulting Woman

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 7:04am
[Nation] It started with an uncivilised pat on a woman's backside almost three years ago and ended with a date with the hangman.
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South Africa: President's Nkandla Tender Unfair, Investigator Tells Hearing

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 20 July 2017 - 6:46am
[News24Wire] The awarding of a tender to Moneymine Enterprises to commence with phase one of the security upgrades at President Jacob Zuma's homestead in Nkandla was not fair "because it did not allow any company to bid or supply a quotation", Christian Ledwaba, chief forensic investigator at the Special Investigations Unit (SIU) testified on Wednesday.
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