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South Africa: Lobby Group Lays Treason Charges Against Public Service Minister

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 6:04pm
[News24Wire] The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Monday laid charges of high treason and corruption against Public Service Minister Faith Muthambi.
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Namibia: Hospital Murder Suspects in Court

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 4:40pm
[Namibian] Seven suspects in the stabbing to death of Johan Jansen (20) in the Keetmanshoop State Hospital last week briefly appeared in the Keetmanshoop Magistrate's Court on Friday on a charge of murder.
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Zimbabwe: 'Starving' Man Breaks Into Grain Marketing Board Silos

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 4:31pm
[New Zimbabwe] Hwange -Poverty has landed a local man in trouble with the law after he was sentenced to nine months in jail for breaking into a GMB depot.
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Malawi: Police Say Killings of Bald Men Started in Mozambique

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 4:23pm
[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Phalombe say they are intensifying their hunt for a syndicate that is now killing people with balded heads on allegations such heads keep gold.
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South Africa: Uber Driver Dies Weeks After Vehicle Set Alight

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 4:19pm
[News24Wire] An Uber driver who sustained major burns after his vehicle was set alight in Pretoria in June has died.
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Uganda: State Prosecutors Suspend Strike

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 3:47pm
[Monitor] State prosecutors have voted to suspend the ongoing sit down strike for the next 90 days to allow the government work on their welfare issues that it has promised to fulfil within the same period.
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South Africa: Probe Launched Into SAP Gupta Kickbacks - #GuptaLeaks

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 3:09pm
[Daily Maverick] Members of the South African management team of German software group SAP have been placed on "administrative leave" and a senior board member is en route to the country to launch an investigation into several contracts awarded by SAP South Africa. By JILLIAN GREEN.
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Nigeria: 10-Year-Old Herder Strapped With IED, Sent Home to Die

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 2:52pm
[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -A Fulani boy who encountered Boko Haram militants while grazing cattle in Mafa Local Government Area of Borno State was killed by a suspected Boko Haram insurgent who strapped him with Improvised Explosive Device (IED).
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Nigeria: Labour Minister Says Govt Committed to Factories Act

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 2:50pm
[Daily Trust] Minister of Labour and Employment Dr Chris Ngige has reiterated the Federal Government commitment to enforcement of Factories Act of 1990 as it concerns occupational safety and health component of labour activities.
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Sudan: Central Darfur Shootings Leave Five Dead, Two Injured

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 2:46pm
[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei / Deleig / Nierteti -Five people, including two police officers, were shot dead and two others sustained bullet wounds in separate incidents in Central Darfur on Saturday.
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Namibia: Tearful Killer Pleads for Forgiveness From Victim's Family

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 2:31pm
[New Era] Windhoek -A man who set his common law wife on fire causing an unimaginably painful death a few days later last week cried before Judge Christi Liebenberg when he pleaded for forgiveness from the mother and father of his victim in the Windhoek High Court.
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Congo-Kinshasa: An Interview With Moïse Katumbi, Would-Be President

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 2:27pm
[African Arguments] "The same people who betrayed Mobutu are now with Kabila, telling him he's God, telling him he's whatever. It's bullshit."
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Central African Republic: Why Are Civilians Still Being Killed

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 2:09pm
[Al Jazeera] Bangui -Over the past few weeks, hundreds of people have been killed and more than 100,000 others forced to flee their homes in escalating violence in the Central African Republic.
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Nigeria: Irate Youths Attack Rescue Workers At Maiduguri Bomb Blast Scene

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 2:00pm
[Premium Times] A mob on Monday attacked officials of the Borno State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), who were on rescue mission at the scene of a suicide bomb attack in Maiduguri.
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Nigeria: Suicide Bomber Strikes Maiduguri, Kills 12

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 1:59pm
[Premium Times] At least eight persons were killed Monday when a female suicide bomber detonated explosives in the midst of worshippers in a Mosque in Maiduguri, witnesses and security officials say.
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Zambia: Suspended Opposition MPs Return

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 1:58pm
[Times of Zambia] THE suspension of the 46 United Party for National Development (UPND) members of Parliament (MPs) by the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has been lifted.
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Zambia: Police Okays Ruling Party Youths Security Offer

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 1:57pm
[Zambia Reports] The Zambia police have said that Patriotic Front youths are welcome to help with providing security as the law enforcement agencies fight to combat spontaneous cases of suspected arson.
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Nigeria: UN Sues for Increased Peace, Diplomacy in Nigeria

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 1:56pm
[Vanguard] The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, has called for a surge in diplomacy for peace and for a new emphasis on preventing conflicts in Nigeria and the world in general.
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South Africa: The Triumph of Violence

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 1:53pm
[Daily Maverick] Over the past few weeks we have read of death threats on senior ANC members. Long-time loyal members. I speak of Makhosi Khoza, an MP, and Thokozani Magwaza, the CEO of Sassa. There are no doubt others, who have perhaps decided either to keep the threats out of the public eye, or who have done the bidding of the threateners; it is not clear which individuals made the threats. But it is a matter of simple logic why.
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South Africa: Leader in Khayelitsha Land Occupation Murdered

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 1:53pm
[GroundUp] Philela Gilwa, a leader in the land occupation in Khayelitsha, Town Two, was murdered on Friday 15 July. His death comes after another leader of the occupation, Mthunzi 'Ras' Zuma, was shot dead in May.
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