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Malka Leifer, a former teacher accused of dozens of cases of sexual abuse of girls at a school in Melbourne, arrives for a hearing at the district court in Jerusalem in February 2018. Ahmad Gharabli-AFP-Getty Images

Israeli court orders arrest of Australian school principal for ‘sexual assault’

An Israeli court on Wednesday ordered a former Australian school principal, suspected of sexual assault, and who Australia is seeking to extradite, released from prison to house arrest.
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Ugandan pop star opposition MP arrested again

Ugandan police arrested pop star turned MP Bobi Wine on Monday, barely two days after lifting the house arrest of one of the potential challengers to veteran President Yoweri Museveni, one of his lawyers and a police spokesman said.
A man holds a banner calling for people who killed protesters to be punished, during a march by members of the Sudanese medical profession syndicate, at the sit-in inside the Armed Forces Square, in Khartoum, April 17, 2019.

Sudan protesters skeptical of reports Omar al-Bashir transferred to prison

Reports citing relatives of former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir say the ousted leader has been moved from house arrest to prison. But protesters who are demanding civilian leadership, instead of the transitional military council, are skeptical.

Donald Trump’s ex-campaign chief sent to jail

Donald Trump’s former campaign chief, Paul Manafort, was sent to jail Friday pending trial on a series of federal charges.

Bill Cosby to be placed under house arrest

U.S. comedian Bill Cosby is to be placed under house arrest following his conviction on three counts of aggravated indecent assault, a judge ruled.

Staunch Aung San Suu Kyi ally elected Myanmar president

Myanmar's parliament on Wednesday elected a staunch ally of Aung San Suu Kyi as the country's new president, allowing her to maintain a tight grip on top-level decision-making.

Assaulted Robert Mugabe’s minister to appear in court – lawyer

The lawyer for a Zimbabwean Cabinet minister says he was assaulted and will appear in court on Saturday as concerns grow about possible retaliation against allies of Robert Mugabe.

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The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.

Bayelsa election: Officials relocate collation of Nembe, Southern Ijaw results to INEC headquarters

The Independent National Electoral Commission has relocated the collation of results of Bayelsa State governorship election in Nembe, Southern Ijaw Local Government Areas to its headquarters in Yenagoa under heavy security.
Mr Festus Okoye, INEC National Commissioner and Chairman Information and Voter Education, told newsmen on Sunday in Kaduna that the review would enable the Commission to determine areas requiring legislative action before the 2023 elections.

Bayelsa/Kogi elections: INEC condemns violence, assures voters of fair, credible conclusion

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has expressed concern about some reported cases of violence in the Saturday governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi governorship elections.
Google employees are holding a sit-in at offices around the world to protest alleged retaliation against workers.

Google enters battle for cloud gaming market

Ever-expanding Google becomes a gaming company Tuesday with the launch of its Stadia cloud service that lets people play console-quality video games on a web browser or smartphone.
Here are photographs of Governor Yahaya Bello expecting the final verdict. 3

Kogi Governor Yahaya Bello watches declaration of election results — in pictures

Here are photographs of Governor Yahaya Bello expecting the final verdict.

Bayelsa guber: Armed thugs delay collation of votes in PDP candidate’s local council

Some armed thugs held officials of the electoral commission, INEC, hostage in one of the wards in Kolokuma Opokuma Local Government Area of Bayelsa State, thereby delaying final collation of results, an official and an election observer said.