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Stella Nyanzi’s supporters remanded for inciting violence

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Buganda Road Magistrates Court has yesterday remanded six supporters of jailed Dr Stella Nyanzi to Luzira Prison until August 16th, 2019. Grade one Magistrate Stella Maris Amabilis remanded the six on charges of inciting violence, contempt of court, assault and malicious damage on August …

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Pope’s guidelines for concrete change over sex abuse

Vatican City, Holy See | AFP | Pope Francis on Thursday handed the world’s top Catholic bishops guidelines to shape the debate at a landmark Vatican summit on tackling clerical sex abuse. “As a help, I would share with you some important criteria formulated by the various episcopal commissions and …

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COMMENT: Assault on news media

These five mundane dangers confronting the profession could be more dangerous than the physical attacks COMMENT | ALEXANDRA BORCHARDT | The brutal torture and murder of the US-based Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi has focused attention on Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, who is widely believed to have ordered the killing. …

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Under-fire UNAIDS chief offers to resign in June

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Scandal-plagued UNAIDS head Michel Sidibe offered Thursday to resign in June, following an expert report that said his “defective leadership” had plunged the agency into crisis. The timeline for the departure, confirmed by the agency, amounted to a concession from a leader accused of fostering a …

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