Tag Archives: Law & order

06 May 17

Kenya: New law forces property developers to install solar panels

A new law in Kenya that forces property developers to install solar panels on certain buildings has taken effect.

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28 March 16

Uganda Minister Punches Female Journalist As He Leaves Courtroom

Ugandan minister without portfolio Abraham James Byandala, who is on trial for alleged corruption, appears to have punched a female journalist upon leaving court on Thursday.

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24 March 16

Kenya: Senate Orders Probe on County Governments’ Sh37bn Debt

Kenya’s Senate has ordered an audit of debts incurred by county governments over the least three years – to the sum of Sh37 billion ($364m).

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23 March 16

Rwanda: Genocide Suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa Brought in for Trial

Rwanda genocide suspect Ladislas Ntaganzwa has been flown into the country from Democratic Republic of Congo to stand trial.

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23 March 16

ICC: Former Congolese Rebel Leader Guilty of War Crimes

Former Congolese vice-president and rebel leader Jean-Pierre Bemba has been found guilty of war crimes by the International Criminal Court (ICC).

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12 March 16

Kenya: IPOA Study Finds Police Cover Up Crimes to Protect Collegues

A report from the Independent Policing Oversight Authority (IPOA) reveals police in Kenya regularly manipulate investigations and cover up crimes committed by officers and protect their colleagues.

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12 March 16

South Sudan: Journalist Kidnapped and Tortured Weeks After Release

A journalist in South Sudan has been abducted, tortured and dumped near a graveyard soon after being released by security forces for criticising the government.

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08 March 16

Sudan Journalists Agree to End Hunger Strike

A group of 30 journalists who had staged Sudan’s largest ever hunger protest have agreed to end their demonstration after the government pledged to defer their case to the Constitutional Court.

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04 March 16

UN: South Sudan Crisis Getting Worse

The UN has said the crisis in South Sudan is getting worse with leaders in the country “dragging their feet” in implementing a peace deal.

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04 March 16

Fight Graft as You Promised, Church Tells Kenyan President

The Catholic Church has urged Kenya President Uhuru Kenyatta to honour his promise to Pope Francis that he will fight corruption in the country.

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