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Convictions upheld for Israelis in murder of Palestinian teen

Israel’s supreme court on Thursday rejected an appeal by three members of a Jewish gang convicted of kidnapping, beating and burning alive a Palestinian teenager in 2014.

Venezuela presidential vote set for April 22

Venezuela's electoral council has set April 22 as the date for a controversial presidential election, which the opposition accuses President Nicolas Maduro of using to engineer a second term for himself.

Namibia’s Supreme court rules long jail terms are unconstitutional

Namibia’s Supreme Court has ruled as unconstitutional unnecessarily long jail terms handed to convicts in a landmark case involving four murderers.

Ex-president urges India to intervene to end Maldives crisis

An opposition leader in the Maldives has called on India to intervene after President Abdulla Yameen declared a 15-day state of emergency amid a deepening political crisis in the island nation.

Israel begins deportation of African migrants in 60 days

Israel has started handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown in jail.

Maldives judges arrested over ruling

The Maldives opposition leader and two senior judges have been arrested after a state of emergency was declared.

Cash or custody: Israel kicks off deportation of African migrants

Israel has started handing out notices to 20,000 male African migrants giving them two months to leave the country or risk being thrown in jail, the country’s official websites said on Monday.

Activist files contempt of court case against Kenya govt over TV closures

An activist filed a lawsuit on Monday seeking the arrest of two Kenyan ministers and a senior official for contempt of court after the government ignored a court order to reopen three television channels shut down over their political coverage.

Two Kenyan TV stations shut by govt resume operations

Two television channels that Kenya’s government shuttered over coverage of a mock inauguration by President Uhuru Kenyatta’s rival resumed broadcasts on Monday.

The dangerous delusions of Umar Ladbo

“You say Benue belongs to Fulani by right of conquest. Is such a right greater than that of the original owners or people who the Fulani met there?”.

Maldives army seals off parliament, arrests MPs

Security forces in the Maldives have sealed off the country's parliament and arrested two opposition legislators amid a deepening crisis over a court ruling ordering the release of jailed politicians.

Maldives top court ‘in bid to remove’ President Yameen – attorney general

The Maldives' chief law enforcement officer says the nation's Supreme Court is trying to remove President Abdulla Yameen, days after the top court ordered the release of several jailed opposition leaders.

Bollywood film banned over film’s depiction of Muslim ruler

Malaysia has banned a controversial Bollywood film, citing its negative portrayal of a Muslim ruler.

Kenya’s top TV stations still off the air amid crackdown

Kenya's three leading TV stations were off the air for a fourth day on Friday as police prevented the delivery of a court order to restore their transmissions after they tried to broadcast opposition leader Raila Odinga swearing himself in as "the people's president."

Supreme Court to abolish manual communication, filings in July

The Supreme Court said on Friday that it would phase out manual means of filing and serving court papers by July 2018.

Kenya opposition firebrand arrested in dawn raid

Kenyan police on Friday arrested an outspoken member of the opposition, Miguna Miguna, in a dawn raid on his Nairobi home, police and his party said.

US backs Uhuru Kenyatta as Kenya’s president, rejects Raila Odinga

The US government has declared its support for Uhuru Kenyatta as the president of Kenya.

Court upholds Senate’s power of confirmation

A Federal High Court in Abuja has upheld the powers of the Senate to confirm or reject the statutory nomination of a candidate for the position of Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC).

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Lagos government opens recruitment portal for doctors, health workers

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Dimitar Berbatov advises Gareth Bale to leave Real Madrid

Former Bulgaria striker Dimitar Berbatov believes Gareth Bale’s time with Real Madrid is up after his disrespectful behaviour during his team’s 2-0 win over Alaves in La Liga on Saturday.