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Zimbabwe: Food Vendors Defy Govt Styrofoam Ban

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 12:50pm
[New Zimbabwe] Informal food vendors and small restaurants in the capital continue to use Expanded Polystyrene or kaylites for food packaging in spite of a government ban announced last week.
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Burundi: Rights Groups Urge ICC to Begin Full Investigation Into Human Rights Violations

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 11:48am
[Iwacu] Nine local human rights organisations urge the prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) to begin full investigation into gross human rights violations in Burundi to bring perpetrators to justice.
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Zimbabwe: Man Accused of Beheading Sister For U.S.$4 000 Payment

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 11:28am
[The Herald] The 20-year-old man under Headman Matau in Hurungwe West, who allegedly beheaded his 40-year-old sister last Friday after being promised $4 000 by a local businessman, has appeared before a Karoi magistrate, together with the suspected businessman.
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Zimbabwe: Armed Robber, 55, Started Stealing in 1979

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 11:22am
[The Herald] A 55-year-old Harare man convicted of armed robbery last week together with 11 others, started stealing in 1979 and never looked back, resulting in him being convicted on several occasions between then and now, it emerged in court yesterday.
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Zimbabwe: Bogus State House Cops Convicted

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 11:21am
[The Herald] Three bogus police officers who mounted a fake roadblock near State House and tried to extort money from a Patriot newspaper driver after accusing him of driving through a red traffic light were yesterday con- victed.
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Zimbabwe: Allied Bank Rot Exposed

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 11:19am
[The Herald] The court application filed by the Zimbabwe Amalgamated Housing Association (Zaha) demanding its $1,4 million from the liquidated Allied Bank has exposed the rot at the institution.
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Zimbabwe: Reprieve for Styrofoam Manufacturers, Users

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 11:19am
[The Herald] Government has given manufacturers of polystyrene material (kaylites) a three-month reprieve to clear their stocks, but members of the public will use them at their discretion.
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Zimbabwe: Angry Mob Attacks Traffic Cop - VIDEO

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 10:48am
[News24Wire] A video has emerged of one of Zimbabwe's despised traffic cops being pummelled by angry residents.
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Somalia: Review of Somalia's Media Law Falls Short

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 10:38am
[HRW] When Somalia's new minister of information took office in March, he promised to review the country's restrictive media law, raising hopes of fostering a better environment for journalists and free expression in the country.
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Somalia: Govt Issues New Guidelines Following Loss of Millions in Internet Outage

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 10:23am
[Dalsan Radio] Mogadishu -The Federal Government of Somalia in collaboration with the owner of the fiber-optic cable has successfully restored Internet and data services to South and Central Somalia.
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Burundi: Fear Grips Bwiza Residents Over Consecutive Grenade Attacks

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 10:18am
[Iwacu] Two attacks have been perpetrated in Bwiza neighborhood in central Bujumbura, injuring dozens of people just within one week, different sources say. Fear haunts the residents of the locality
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South Africa: Groom Arrested On Wedding Day for Murder

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 10:05am
[SAPS] Eshowe Detectives arrested a 38-year-old suspect for murder and attempted murder. It is alleged that there was a traditional wedding taking place at Ezingwenya reserve, in the homestead of the suspect who was getting married. Since it was a traditional wedding, a number of people were attending the wedding. While the ceremony was on, a fight broke through between young males. It is alleged that the suspect started firing warning shots to disperse the crowd,
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Tanzania: Parents Want Answers As 4 Children Found Dead in Car

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 9:47am
[Citizen] Zanzibar -It is still unclear of what happened to four children, who were found dead in a car on Sunday night. It appears that they suffocated, although parents still want answers.
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West Africa: Chinese Overfishing Threatens West African Economies

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 9:34am
[VOA] Foreign fishing vessels, many from China, prowl the waters off West Africa every day. They capture millions of fish -- catches that used to go to local boats. The fish are then shipped to China, Europe and the United States, satisfying a global demand for seafood and fueling a multibillion-dollar industry.
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Zimbabwe: Bogus Cops Stage Roadblock at Mugabe's Home

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 9:19am
[New Zimbabwe] Daring bogus cops who mounted a roadblock at State House and ordered a delivery driver onto the property to induce fear before robbing him were Monday convicted by a Harare magistrate.
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Uganda: List of Names of Ugandans On Death Row in China is False - Govt

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 8:20am
[Observer] The ministry of foreign affairs has dismissed allegations on social media that over 23 Ugandans accused of drug trafficking are to be hanged in China.
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Uganda: Another Woman Stripped, Killed in Nansana

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 8:15am
[Monitor] Kampala -Another woman has been found stripped and killed at Nakule zone, Nansana Municipality in Wakiso District.
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Uganda: Student Killed in School Strike, 13 Arrested

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 7:55am
[Monitor] Ntungamo -A senior four student of Rwera Secondary School in Ntungamo District has been found dead near the school compound following a strike.
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Nigeria: Women Kidnapped By Boko Haram Beg Govt to Negotiate Their Release

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 6:57am
[Premium Times] Boko Haram on Monday released a video showing some women abducted by the insurgents last month.
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Nigeria: Deadly Blast Hits Mosque in Maiduguri

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 18 July 2017 - 6:28am
[Al Jazeera] At least eight people were killed on Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives at a mosque in northeastern Nigeria.
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