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An international rights group is accusing Egyptian authorities of using counterterrorism and state-of-emergency laws and courts "to unjustly prosecute journalists, activists, and critics for their peaceful criticism".
An Egyptian military court on Tuesday sentenced the country’s former anti-corruption chief, Hisham Geneina, to five years imprisonment for allegedly insulting the state and military.
An Egyptian court has sentenced 10 people to death after they were convicted of forming a terrorist cell, local media reported on Saturday.
Six members of the now outlawed Muslim Brotherhood were arrested in Egypt for allegedly planning violence aimed at “spoiling” the upcoming presidential election in March, the Interior Ministry said on Saturday.
Authorities say 200 Egyptian lawmakers on Tuesday endorsed President Abdel Fattah al-Sissi to run for a second term in office, state-run newspaper al-Ahram reported online.
Former Egyptian Presidential Candidate and opposition figure, Khaled Ali, was sentenced to three months in jail on Monday over charges of indecency.
Zimbabwe’s July 30 presidential election will provide no clear winner, with 40 percent of voters choosing President Emmerson Mnangagwa and 37 percent his opponent, Nelson Chamisa, according to an Afrobarometer poll released on Friday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday offered condolences to the family and relatives of the late Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie, describing him as a valiant officer who brought honour to the nation.
The National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) on Friday urged parents to stop putting undue pressure on their children to prevent them from falling victims to human traffickers.
Federal Ministry of Health on Friday said it would engage stakeholders, individuals and media organisations to promote and support exclusive breastfeeding in health facilities, communities and workplaces.
The Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, has accused the All Progressives Congress, APC, of “demonizing him for obvious selfish reasons.”
Uganda has finally decided to remain in the International Criminal Court, after years of threats to withdraw from the Hague-based court.
The World Cup final was interrupted on Sunday by four pitch invaders dressed in suits, in a concerted action claimed by Pussy Riot.
Cristiano Ronaldo has landed in Turin ahead of his official unveiling as Juventus’ superstar summer signing on Monday afternoon, the Serie A champions announced on Sunday.
Protesters in Chicago are demanding answers after the fatal shooting of a man by police prompted violent confrontations in the Illinois city.
Former Chelsea striker, Didier Drogba, has tipped France forward, Kylian Mbappe, to win the Ballon D’Or award.