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The US on Wednesday imposed sanctions on South Sudan’s first vice-president Taban Deng Gai for his involvement in serious violations of human rights “including the disappearance and death of civilians.”
A road crash in Egypt killed six people, including tourists from India and Malaysia, and injured at least 24 others Saturday, security and medical sources said.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has petitioned the United Nations Special Rapporteur, Mr. Clement Voule, on the people’s right to peaceful assembly and association.
UN investigators accused Chile's police and army of indiscriminate violence and gross violations, including torture and rape, in crushing recent mass protests over social and economic grievances.
National Agency for Food, Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) says it has sealed 22 bakeries and 25 “sachet water” factories during routine inspection in Maiduguri.
Pakistan on Saturday said it denied India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi permission to fly through its airspace due to “ongoing grave human rights violations” in Indian-administered Kashmir.
Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, is being investigated by federal prosecutors in New York for possible lobbying violations.
At least 36 people have been killed and dozens of others wounded in eastern China after a collision between a packed bus and a truck, officials said.
SERAP on Thursday said it had petitioned the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva over the way police authorities clamped down on #RevolutionNow protesters on Monday.
A group, Human Rights Liberty Access and Peace Defenders Foundation (HURIJE) has accused politicians in Anambra state of using branded vehicles to peddle hard drugs and other harmful products.
Madonna has signed a contract to perform at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, ending uncertainty after calls for her to boycott the event, Israeli public broadcaster KAN said Thursday.
A Chinese court sentenced a second Canadian man to death for drug trafficking on Tuesday amid diplomatic tensions between Ottawa and Beijing.
A collection of Zimbabwe human rights groups says at least 12 people have been killed, at least 78 have been shot and more than 240 have faced "assault, torture, inhumane and degrading treatment" in a crackdown on protests that began on Monday over a dramatic rise in fuel prices.
An Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado Ekiti has sentenced two middle-aged men to death by hanging for armed robbery.
The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court, on Wednesday, ordered the interim forfeiture of the sum of $376, 120 allegedly seized from Major General Hakeem Otiki, to the Federal Government.
Enyimba of Aba caretaker coach Fatai Osho says the team is working hard to be ready for their all important CAF Confederations Cup game with Hassania Agadir.
Arsenal star Dani Ceballos has told Mikel Arteta that he wants to cut his season-long loan deal short, and move on to another club during the January transfer window.
A proposed law in House of Representatives, seeking to include Lagos on the list of Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) States, is in process.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation, to handle the case of Ibrahim Ibrahim, a Nigerian cleric on death row in Saudi Arabia.
Nigeria has dropped two places on the annual corruption perception index published by Transparency International.
Imo State House of Assembly on Tuesday screened and confirmed a commissioner-nominee sent by Governor Hope Uzodinma.
Economists at Financial Derivative Company (FDC) have said the country will experience a rise in the inflation rate and a further decline in its foreign exchange reserves as the government juggles various options to steady the economy on the path of growth in the year.
Jose Mourinho took a thinly-veiled swipe at the Video Assistant Referee following Tottenham's goalless draw with Watford, stating that “goal-line technology doesn't make mistakes like the VAR make”.