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Ken Starr, celebrity lawyer Dershowitz join Trump defense team

Washington, United States | AFP | Ken Starr, who was at the center of Bill Clinton’s impeachment in the 1990s, and America’s biggest celebrity lawyer Alan Dershowitz were announced Friday to be joining President Donald Trump’s Senate impeachment defense. The administration has yet to unveil the full team but confirmed …

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Trump trial looms as Pelosi to send charges to Senate on Wednesday

Washington, United States | AFP | The US House of Representatives will transmit articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump to the Senate on Wednesday, setting the stage for the US leader’s trial for abuse of power, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced. “Tomorrow, we will transmit those articles & name …

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Judiciary Disciplinary Committee to try registrar for assaulting journalists

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Fred Waninda, the former acting Commercial Court Registrar for Planning and Performance is to stand trial before the Judiciary Disciplinary Committee for assaulting two journalists. The Judicial Disciplinary Committee Chairperson, Norah Matovu Winyi delivered the ruling on an application by Waninda through his lawyers objecting …

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High Court blocks Munyagwa’s bribery trial

  Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | High court has blocked the trial of Kawempe South Member of Parliament, Mubarak Munyagwa for alleged corruption in the Anti-corruption court. The Assistant Registrar of the High Civil Division, Joy Kabagye issued the interim order following an application filed by Munyagwa’s lawyers led by …

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S.Africa court rules ex-leader Zuma must face corruption trial

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa | AFP |   South Africa’s scandal-plagued former president Jacob Zuma will face trial on corruption charges over a 1990s arms deal, a court ruled Friday, in one of multiple alleged graft cases over his long political career. The court dismissed Zuma’s bid for a permanent stay of …

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No-one sought justice for Kim Jong Nam: analysts

Seoul, South Korea | AFP | The spectacular assassination of the North Korean leader’s half-brother — smeared in the face with a banned nerve agent — made headlines around the world but two years later its organisers have escaped accountability, analysts say. Malaysian prosecutors dropped a murder charge Monday against …

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