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Morocco closes 2,000 mine shafts after string of deaths

Rabat, Morocco | AFP | Moroccan authorities closed 2,000 illegal mine shafts last year in Jerada, an impoverished former coal town that has been the site of a string of deadly mining accidents. The closure of the “abandoned and illicitly exploited shafts” was announced Wednesday by the energy and mines …

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THIS WEEK: Lawyers call for closure of Nalufenya

THIS WEEK: Lawyers call for closure of Nalufenya Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Lawyers under their umbrella, Uganda Law Society launched their quarterly report on the state of the rule of law in the country on Mar.21 where they called on the new police leadership to close a police dentention …

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Law students ask High Court to order Makerere reopening

A group of six students from the Makerere Law School have gone to the High Court seeking orders to immediately re-open the university that was closed on November 1, 2016. Sam Ssekyewa, Moses Mushime, Francis Kibombo, Cissy Nabatanzi, Emmanuel Kanyesigye and John Robert  Turyakira claim that President Yoweri Museveni  exceeded …

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ANALYSIS: Bridge Academies closure

What it says about politics of education provision The High Court in Kampala on Nov.4 confirmed the closure of Bridge International Academies, the American-owned schools that operate in Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, and India and funded by American billionaires Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg and institutions such as CDC, IFC, and …

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