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Bobi Wine arrested, arraigned before Buganda Road Court

    Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine who was arrested today as he headed to Kibuli to respond to Criminal Investigations Directorate (CID) summons, has been arraigned before Buganda Road Court and remanded to Luzira until May 2. He  faces charges …

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Journalist arrested and ‘violently beaten’ in DR Congo: media NGO

Kinshasa, DR Congo | AFP | A journalist was arrested and “violently beaten” in Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday for covering a meeting of opposition presidential hopeful Martin Fayulu, a media rights group said. Rodrigue Ndakazieka, described as a “journalist-technician” with a Kwilu province radio station, in the west …

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Ethiopian police arrest ‘doomsday prophet’ for sowing panic

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | AFP | Police in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state have arrested a “doomsday prophet” who caused widespread panic over claims his village would be wiped out on Monday, state media reported. The state-owned Amhara Mass Media Agency (AMMA) reported that the prophet had told his followers …

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Ottawa’s envoy in China meets with second detained Canadian

Ottawa, Canada | AFP |  Ottawa’s ambassador to Beijing has met with the second Canadian detained in China on suspicion of threatening national security, Canada’s foreign ministry said Sunday. The ministry said Ambassador John McCallum had met with Michael Spavor, a business consultant, two days after meeting with another detained …

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THIS WEEK: Arrest warrant issued against ex-Burundi leader

THIS WEEK: Arrest warrant issued against ex-Burundi leader Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | An international arrest warrant was issued on Nov.30 against Burundi’s former President Pierre Buyoya and 11 former senior officials over the 1993 killing of Melchior Ndadaye. Buyoya now an African Union Representative in Mali denounced the warrant …

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