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South Africa: Court Victory for Workers Hired Via Labour Brokers

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 1:52pm
[GroundUp] The Labour Appeal Court, on 10 July, handed down a judgment that clarifies the status of employees hired through a temporary employment service, more commonly known as a labour broker.
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South Africa: Immigrants Are Welcome Here

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 1:51pm
[Daily Maverick] I dare say, human dignity has no nationality. Our Bill of Rights enjoins us all to confirm that there shall be no moment where we deliberately attack human dignity or not protect it.
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South Africa: Opposition Sends Speaker Ultimatum on Zuma Secret Ballot Decision

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 1:17pm
[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance wants Speaker Baleka Mbete to make her decision known by Friday on whether the vote in the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma will be by secret ballot or not.
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Liberia: Rep. Waylee Out on Bail After Arrest on Rape Charge

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 12:49pm
[Observer] The reported refusal of family members to collaborate in the alleged rape and impregnation of 13-year old Regina Barway by Grand Gedeh County District#2 Representative Morais Waylee, the possibility of the case being prosecuted is seen by many following the case as being very slim.
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Morocco: Torture Allegations Cast Shadow Over Trial

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 12:37pm
[HRW] Tunis -Morocco's judicial authorities should ensure that upcoming verdicts in a mass trial are not based on confessions or statements implicating other defendants obtained under torture or other ill-treatment during police interrogations, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today.
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South Sudan: Judges' Strike Continues Despite Dismissals

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 11:46am
[VOA] South Sudanese judges said Friday that despite President Salva Kiir's decision to fire 14 of their colleagues, they will continue their strike until their demands are met.
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Congo-Kinshasa: Assailants Attack Main Market in Kinshasa

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 11:37am
[VOA] Police in the Democratic Republic of Congo say a group of men armed with guns and knives attacked the capital's main market, killing at least two people and wounding six police officers.
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Zimbabwe: Arsonist Dad Flees to South Africa, Nabbed in Durban

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 11:35am
[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -South African Police Services (SAPS) this week arrested a Chipinge man who locked his three children inside the house and set it alight after a misunderstanding with his wife.
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South Africa: Air Force Joins Search for Eight Missing Fishermen

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 11:11am
[News24Wire] The search for eight missing fisherman will resume on Monday in the Cape St Francis vicinity after a full day extensive sea, air and shoreline search yielded no results.
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Sudan: Embassy in Paris Organizes a Protest March Demanding Revocation of Sanctions

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 11:01am
[SNA] Khartoum -The official spokesman for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, ambassador Gharib Alla Al Khidir, said the Sudan embassy in Paris, France, organized a protest march against the American economic sanctions imposed on the Sudan.
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Sudan: Security Summons 'Cholera Prevention Campaigners'

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:48am
[Radio Dabanga] El Managil / Delling -Security officers in El Managil in El Gezira state summoned a group of volunteers who set up awareness raising activities on how to prevent the spread of cholera in the area on Thursday.
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Sudan: Killings, Hijack in South Darfur, Jebel Marra

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:48am
[Radio Dabanga] Nyala / Falluja -On Thursday, a soldier was shot dead in the South Darfur capital of Nyala. The shooter surrendered to the police. In North Darfur, herders killed a woman farmer on Friday.
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Sudan: Security Summons Sudanese Journalist for Second Day in a Row

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:48am
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Officers of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) summoned journalist Hanadi El Siddig again on Friday because of a column she published in the El Jareeda newspaper on Wednesday.
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Sudan: Police Disperse New Protest Against Water Outages in Port Sudan

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:48am
[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Port Sudan, the capital of eastern Sudan's Red Sea state, witnessed major security measures on Friday to stop protesters from reaching the residence of the state governor.
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Nigeria: We've Arrested 200 Cultists - Rivers Police

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:29am
[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -The Rivers State Police Command's operatives have apprehended over 200 suspected cultists, kidnappers and robbers in the state.
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South Africa: The Truth of Former Eskom Chief's R30 Million 'Golden Handshake' Exposed

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:27am
[Daily Maverick] In November 2016 a sorrowful Brian Molefe announced he would resign from Eskom "in the interests of good corporate governance" after the Public Protector proved just how chummy he was with Gupta Inc. Three months later Molefe received a controversial R30-million golden handshake... err, performance bonus. No, make that a pension fund payout. Because Molefe - Eskom's CEO at the time - got retrenched. Or resigned. Took early retirement? No, was on unpaid leave. Yeah, we all got lost in the absurdity that sto
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Somalia: Somali Holds Ship Behind Internet Blackout

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:22am
[Dalsan Radio] A ship said to have damaged undersea fibre optic wires that has caused a two week internet blackout is being detained by Somali authorities. The ship MSC Alice had been delivering goods at the Mogadishu port when it reportedly cut the wires connecting Somalia to the rest of the world.
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South Africa: Man in Dock for Murder of Khayelitsha Girl, 4

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:15am
[News24Wire] A man accused of murdering four-year-old Iyapha Yamile and stuffing her little body in a plastic bag appeared in the Khayelitsha Magistrate's Court on Friday.
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Sudan: Governor of Central Bank - U.S. Decision On Sanctions Does Not Constitute Change in Policies of Banking System

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:12am
[SNA] Khartoum -The Governor of the Centeral Bank, Hazim Abdul-Gadir, said that despite the hopes on lifting the US economic embargo completely in July, but we confirm that the extension of the lifting of the total ban on sanctions from Sudan until next October does not constitute any change in the policies and conditions of the banking system because the current policies have been set under the embargo, "and therefore we will continue to apply our monetary and banking policies and current exchange rate policies" he added
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Sudan: Political Parties in Al-Gazira State Denounce U.S. Suspension of Lifting Sanctions

AllAfrica.com Legal News - 17 July 2017 - 10:05am
[SNA] Khartoum -The National Congress Party in Al- Gazira state said that the Sudan has been sincerely cooperating with the international community according to its initial convictions in fulfillment to its obligations and commitments under international law, which are used in all tracks with the United States to build a stable relationship.
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