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24-Jan-2019 to 18:47

Liberian prosecutors off to Gaborone for training

APA-Monrovia (Liberia) — A high Power delegation of legal experts headed by the Assistant Minister for Litigation Cllr. Wesseh A. Wesseh is in Gaborone, Botswana to attend a week-long course in human trafficking at the International Law Enforcement Academy (LEA).

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24-Jan-2019 to 15:39

Angola decriminalizes same-sex conduct

APA-Luanda (Angola) By Graeme Reid — Angola has finally shed the divisive “vices against nature” provision in its law, widely interpreted to be a ban on homosexual conduct.

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23-Jan-2019 to 15:06

Gbagbo’s acquittal ‘is not final’ – Victims Lawyer

APA-Abidjan (Côte d'Ivoire) — The decision to acquit and discharge former Ivorian President Laurent Gbagbo, and his former Youth minister, Charles Blé Goudé, “is not final.”

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18-Jan-2019 to 13:09

Uganda: ICC trial of former Ongwen postponed

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have adjourned the trial of Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), for two weeks to allow his lawyers have doctors assess Ongwen’s health.

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18-Jan-2019 to 08:47

Mozambique: 122 people die in bike accidents - Police

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — As many as 122 people were killed last year in motorcycle accidents in Mozambique's northern province of Nampula, the Traffic police have said.

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12-Jan-2019 to 14:35

US pursues Pakistani drug suspect in Mozambique

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United States has issued a warrant for the arrest of a Pakistani national, Tanveer Ahmed, who is believed to be residing in Mozambique on suspicion of drug trafficking, APA can report on Saturday.

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11-Jan-2019 to 18:15

Taiwan and eSwatini in talks over prisoners’ transfer

APA-Mbabane (eSwatini) — eSwatini and the Taiwanese embassy are holding talks on the possibility of a transfer of two Taiwanese men who are serving a 29-year sentence for possessing 24 rhino horn pieces worth $2.07 million.

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