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Hillary Innocent Taylor Seguya, a global youth ambassador, contends that Museveni’s actions bar him from online conversation. Courtesy of Taylor Seguya

Ugandan student drags president, spokesman to court for blocking him on Twitter

A Havard student, Hillary Innocent Seguya Taylor, has dragged the Ugandan President, Yoweri Museveni, government spokesman, Ofwono Opondo and the Police Chief, Asan Kasingye, to court for blocking him on Twitter.
US President Donald Trump will address the nation on Monday after two shootings left 29 people dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem.

Trump to address nation after US shootings leave 29 dead

US President Donald Trump will address the nation on Monday after two shootings left 29 people dead and sparked accusations that his rhetoric was part of the problem.
Justice Darius Khobo of Kaduna State High Court, on Thursday, adjourned hearing in the application for permission to travel to India for medical attention filed by Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife, Zinat, to July 29.

Amnesty condemns proscription of Ibraheem el-Zakzaky-led Shiite group

The Amnesty International has condemned the Nigerian government’s proscription of the Shiite movement in Nigeria as a suppression of freedom of religion and association.
Muslim men in front of a mosque in Kiniyama, Sri Lanka, after a mob attacked it. Dinuka Liyanawatte-Reuters

Sri Lanka vows to go tough on anti-Muslim rioters

The Sri Lankan Police has vowed to use maximum force against violent protesters who have continued to attack mosques and the Muslims in the country.
Soldiers stand guard outside St. Anthony’s Shrine in Colombo on April 25, 2019, following a series of bomb blasts targeting churches and luxury hotels on the Easter Sunday in Sri Lanka. – All of Sri Lanka’s Catholic churches have been ordered to stay closed and suspend services until security improves after deadly Easter bombings, which killed at least 359 people and wounded hundreds, a senior priest told AFP on April 25. (Photo by Jewel SAMAD / AFP)

India warned Sri Lanka after detaining IS suspects

India warned Sri Lanka of possible suicide bombings weeks before the Easter attacks, based on “threatening” Islamic State-influenced material seized from suspects in the southern state of Tamil Nadu, a source with knowledge of the investigation told AFP Thursday.
Eric Holder

Police: Suspected killer of rapper Nipsey Hussle arrested

Police on Tuesday arrested a man they say fatally shot rapper Nipsey Hussle and evaded authorities for two days.
The video was shared on Facebook by Vanardo Merchant, a friend of the man in the video from inside their house [Twitter]

US police launch probe after black man held for cleaning his yard

Police in the US state of Colorado have launched an internal investigation following an incident where police officers confronted a man picking up trash on his front lawn.
Zubairu Halilu

Police double security ahead of governorship, state assembly elections

Ahead of Saturday’s Governorship and House of Assembly elections, the Lagos Police Commissioner, Zubairu Muazu, has said the command had doubled security especially at areas identified as flash points.
AURORA, ILLINOIS – FEBRUARY 15: Workers are escorted from the property after a shooting the Henry Pratt Company on February 15, 2019 in Aurora, Illinois. Five people were reported dead and 5 police officers wounded from the shooting. The gunman has been identified as Gary Martin, a 45-year-old man believed to be an employee at the company. Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP SCOTT OLSON / GETTY IMAGES NORTH AMERICA / AFP

Sacked US man kills five co-workers, wounds five police

A US man being fired from his job shot dead five co-workers at a factory on the outskirts of Chicago and wounded five police officers before being gunned down himself, in the country’s latest mass shooting.
Police said the gunman killed five people after being fired from his job [Matt Marton- AP Photo]

Employee kills five co-workers in US shooting

A gunman opened fire at a suburban Chicago factory after being fired from his job there on Friday, killing five co-workers and wounding five police officers before he was killed by police, authorities said.

6,000 constables pass out from police colleges

“The recruitment of these 6,000 recruit constables who have completed their training across the country is to meet the UN recommendation of one policeman to 400 people.
Meng Hongwei

Interpol demands China ‘clarification’ on missing police chief

Interpol demanded an official “clarification” from China on the whereabouts of its missing police chief Saturday, after reports said he was detained for questioning on arrival in his homeland.
Emergency personnel and police respond to reports of an active shooter situation near Fountain Square, Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018, in downtown Cincinnati. (AP Photo-John Minchillo) The Associated Press

Shooting at bank in Ohio kills four people, including gunman

A shooting at a bank in the US state of Ohio has killed four people, including the gunman, police have said.
French President Emmanuel Macron

French opposition calls for no-confidence vote on Emmanuel Macron’s government

France’s opposition conservative party said on Tuesday it had asked for a vote of no-confidence against the government over the furore engulfing President Emmanuel Macron’s bodyguard, who was filmed hitting protesters during a May Day rally.

Indian police widen investigation into shelter where 29 girls were raped

Police say they have widened an investigation to include the possible murder of a girl at a shelter in eastern India, where 29 young girls were allegedly raped and tortured.
Injured people are evacuated after an explosion at the stadium in Bulawayo where Zimbabwe President just addressed a rally on June 23, 2018. An AFP correspondent reported multiple injuries but could not immediately give a precise toll after a blast at a ruling ZANU-PF party rally today. Images broadcast on Zimbabwean TV showed scenes of chaos and medics fighting to save those wounded by the blast at the White City stadium in the country's second city Bulawayo. / AFP PHOTO / Ken MAUR / Zimbabwe OUT /

Zimbabwe police make two arrests over election rally blast

Police chief Gideon Matanga said investigations were continuing over the explosion in the country's second largest city of Bulawayo on June 23.
Abdelaziz Bouteflika

Algerian president sacks influential police chief

Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Tuesday sacked the country's police chief, Abdelghani Hamel, until now seen as a likely successor to the head of state.

Right groups drag IGP Ibrahim Idris to NHRC over Peace Corps

A coalition of human rights groups on Thursday reported Mr. Ibrahim Kpotun Idris, the Inspector General of Police (IGP) to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) over allegation of flagrant disobedience to court orders.

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Police inspector killed during shootout with herdsmen in Delta

The remains of a police inspector, simply identified as Muhammad, was Thursday recovered after he was declared missing following a gun battle with armed herdsmen at a bush in Uvwiamughe community in Ughelli North local government area of Delta State.
U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

US, Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

U.S. and Chinese deputy trade negotiators were set to resume face-to-face talks on Thursday for the first time in nearly two months as the world's two largest economies try to bridge deep policy differences and find a way out of a bitter and protracted trade war.

Tipper driver flees after killing two in Anambra

A tipper driver on Thursday killed two persons at Mbanakwa Okpuno, Nnewichi in Nnewi North Local Government Area of Anambra State.

Tribunal upholds Akwa Ibom governor’s victory

The Governorship Election Petition Tribunal sitting in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, on Thursday upheld the March 9 election of Governor Udom Emmanuel of the Peoples Democratic Party.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Bayelsa guber: APC’ll shock PDP – lawmaker

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would receive the greatest shocker of its life by losing the November 16 governorship election says All Progressive Congress (APC) House of Representatives member, representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli.