SOCIETE | SOCIETY

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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11-Jan-2019 to 15:45

Mauritania institutes national day against discriminatory practices

APA-Nouakchott (Mauritania) By Mohamed Moctar — A national day against discriminatory practices has been instituted in Mauritania and will be marked on 9 January each year, Justice minister, Dia Moctar Malal announced in a draft decree approved by a Council of Ministers’ meeting.

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11-Jan-2019 to 15:24

Ex-warlord’s ICC case: Defence witnesses line up to testify

APA-Kampala (Uganda) — The trial of Dominic Ongwen, a former commander of Uganda’s rebel outfit the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) is set to resume at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on 14th January after a break of nearly two months.

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09-Jan-2019 to 19:03

Mali: Unionists’ strike draws ‘massive following’

APA-Bamako (Mali) By Alou Diawara — The secretary general of the National Union of Workers of Mali (UNTM), Yacouba Katilee has claimed that the strike by its unionists attracted a 95 percent following throughout the country.

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