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Civil Security

Jail sentences for murder and illegal protests in Egypt

Jail sentences for Egyptian protestersAn Egyptian court sentenced hundreds to jail for murder and illegally protesting after a mass trial criticised by rights groups.

Youths arrested in for opposing fresh term for Museveni

Museveni protests see youth arrests in ugandaUgandan police arrested 10 youths staging an illegal rally to oppose a planned constitutional amendment to allow President Yoweri Museveni, one of the world’s longest serving rulers, to run for a fresh term.

Tunisians protest corruption amnesty

Tunisia protestsHundreds of Tunisians protested in the streets of the capital against a widely contested new law granting officials from the former regime involved in corruption amnesty from prosecution.

Ethiopia clashes leave 50 dead, 50 000 displaced

Fifty dead in Ethiopian clashesClashes along the border of Ethiopia’s Oromiya and Somali regions displaced around 50,000 people, a senior regional official said, in violence prompting government to send in the military.


Farmer’s wife murdered in Limpopo, government again taken to task

Limpopo farm attackGovernment is again being taken to task for not doing enough to secure people in rural areas after a 73-year-old farmer’s wife was murdered near Bela-Bela earlier this week.

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