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Cameroon: Opposition Leader and His Supporters Face the Death Penalty

“Opposition leader Maurice Kamto will today be summoned by a military court on charges which carry the death penalty, as…

Namibia Decriminalises Baby Dumping

“The government, through the ministry of gender equality, has decriminalised baby dumping to allow mothers to leave their unwanted newborn…

As Angola Decriminalizes Homosexuality, Where Does the African Continent Stand?

“Angola has decriminalized homosexuality — 133 years after the passage banning same-sex relations was included in the country’s penal code…

Life detention for sex offenders in Sierra Leone

“Sierra Leone’s President Julius Maada Bio has decreed life sentence for perpetrators of sexual offences against minors.” https://www.theeastafrican.co.ke/news/africa/President-orders-life-sentence-for-sex-offenders/4552902-4971618-12fic7h/index.html You may…

US warns on Tanzania travel due to ‘crime and terror’

“The State Department has urged US citizens to “exercise increased caution” while in Tanzania due to concerns over crime, terrorism…

Uganda lost billions because of tx evasion, crime and corruption

“Uganda has lost billions of dollars in recent years from illegal financial flows, including tax evasion, crime, and corruption. ” https://allafrica.com/stories/201811020812.html…

Kenyan judges, prosecutors and top officers bribed by Akashas may be exposed

“Kenyan judges, prosecutors and law enforcement officers, accused of receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes from the Ibrahim…

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, UN OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME, YURY FEDOTOV: STATEMENT ON NELSON MANDELA INTERNATIONAL DAY 2018

The Nelson Mandela Rules added important safeguards, including an absolute prohibition on torture and ill-treatment a VIENNA, Austria, July 17,…

Security forces are part of the problem, says Museveni

Commenting on the wave of high profile crimes and murders ” The President yet again revealed that some of these crimes…

Number of reported crimes is growing

The number of crimes reported from January to March 2018 is 7% higher than in the same period a year…

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