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Five additional charges slapped on Arua treason suspects

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | Five more criminal charges have been added onto the charges against Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine and his co-accused in a case in which they are charged with treason. The charges include incitement of violence, disobedience of lawful orders and going …

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Tensions high as Albania heads into disputed local polls

Tirana, Albania | AFP |  Albania will on Sunday hold bitterly disputed municipal polls that have snowballed into a democratic crisis, with the opposition boycotting the vote and refusing to recognise its results. The tense election run-up has seen bouts of violence as opposition supporters attacked polling stations around the country …

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Sudan protest leader fears more violence at newly planned demos

Khartoum, Sudan | AFP | A prominent Sudanese protest leader has voiced fears of more violence against demonstrators at rallies this week, insisting the June 3 “massacre” at a Khartoum sit-in had been planned. Protest leaders have called for mass rallies against the military on Sunday, the first such nationwide call …

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Governor sacked after Mali massacre

Bamako, Mali | AFP | The Malian government on Wednesday sacked the governor of the central Mopti region following a village massacre in which 35 people died. Three days of national mourning would also be held “in homage to the victims of the terrorist attack perpetrated on June 10, 2019 against …

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UN Security Council strongly condemns Sudan violence

New York, United States | AFP | The UN Security Council on Tuesday strongly condemned recent violence in Sudan and called on Khartoum’s military rulers and protest movement to work toward a solution to the crisis. In a unanimous statement, the council called for an immediate halt to attacks against civilians …

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